R&D CAD Engineer

Job Locations US-MD-West Bethesda
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Defense Mission & Health Solutions


Peraton is looking for a R&D Design Engineer to join our team in West Bethesda, MD. This position supports the US Navy's Signature Physics Program. This program directly supports US Navy warfighters by performing research, development, and test of signature control technologies on US Navy platforms. 


This is a full time onsite position in West Bethesda, MD.


What you'll do:


This high visibility position performs rapid design and fabrication of naval platform signature control R&D articles for installation and test .  

  • Use Solidworks to design R&D test items from polymers, metals, and wood
  • Develop briefs and presentations on articles designed
  • Perform design of articles using experimental materials that meet government specified physical criteria

The position also offers opportunities to perform hands-on support to new signature control work

  • Use hand tools (sanders, grinders, saws, etc) to fabricate , install, and test articles
  • Support article installation and test activities at shipyards and other NSWCCD sites


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and 5-7 years of experience. 
  • 5 years experience with Solidworks
  • Experienced with MS Office Suite 
  • Active DoD SECRET clearance 


  • Experience with hand tools (sanders, grinders, saws, etc)
  • Shipyard Experience

Benefits:  At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best, beyond the work you do with us daily. We are fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans, to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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