Shock Modeling and Analysis Engineer

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


As a Shock Modeling and Analysis Engineer you will work within a government - contractor team designing and testing current and next generation naval and commercial platforms


This is a full time onsite position in West Bethesda MD


What you will do:


Responsible for modeling and analyzing the resistance of shipboard equipment to dynamic loadings from shock including Underwater Explosion testing.  Successful candidate will develop innovative analytical and testing methods for assessing resistance of shipboard equipment to shock, utilize specialized scientific and engineering tools and software provided by the Government. review and evaluate shock test reports and analyses, and review and comment on shock design deliverables such as performance specifications, drawings, and system diagrams. 


Efforts may include shock test planning and operational support, sensor and instrumentation selection, integration and installation for full scale shock testing, data acquisition system design and development for real-time shock data collection and analysis, and development of new sensors and techniques to improve the accuracy and efficiency of dynamic response measurement.


Education and Experience:


BS in Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering.  5+ years of experience.  Experience in marine structures. 


  • Experience in structural response to dynamic loading.  Experience with Marine Structures preferred.
  • Experience with Full Scale and Underwater Explosion testing of Naval Vessels desired.
  • Must be U.S. Citizen
  • Requires an Active DoD SECRET Clearance or ability to obtain an Interim Secret Clearance prior to start date.

At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re 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 is a next-generation national security company that 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, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

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


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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