Telesis, Inc.
  • Data Security, Inc
  • Lincoln, NE, USA
  • Exempt; will discuss with applicant
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Since 1985, Data Security, Inc. has been the world leader of National Security Agency (NSA) approved degaussers for the Department of Defense (DoD). As data storage technologies continue to evolve, the NSA continues to develop new standards for erasing, sanitizing and disposing of data storage media. Through innovative design, we hold several patents for hard drive degaussers, tape degaussers and hard drive destruction equipment.

The Mechanical Engineer position is responsible for the design of mechanical and electromechanical subsystems and products. Through innovation, efficiency and principled design practices, this position works as a member of the engineering team to fulfill market driven needs.


  • Remain current with latest technical innovation and emerging technologies in the mechanical engineering field by attending workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks or participating in professional societies.
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, and cost/benefits analysis to maximize the effective manufacture of products.
  • Basic electrical/electronic/magnetic knowledge
  • Experience in the following software
    • Microsoft Office Applications
    • AutoCad and Inventor Applications
    • Manufacturing Resources Planning Applications - item definition and BoM entry
    • Opportunity to apply machine control coding skills
  • Experience with mechanical system design and analysis involving motion and mechanisms, media handling, sensor technologies, and automation
  • Basic skills with machine tool operation and assembly skills with hand tools
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Must be a team player, self-motivated, dependable and dedicated
  • Ability to manage one's own time and the time of others
  • Ability to use "critical thinking" in solving problems
  • Ability to use active listening when communication with others
  • The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing
  • Effectively use computer hardware and software to plan work and manage projects


Work Environment

Most work is performed in an office environment with some work on the manufacturing floor and engineering lab.


Physical Demands

While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to walk or stand. The employee is occasionally required to bend, twist or reach as well as lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision preferred and the ability to adjust focus between multiple tasks.




40 hours per week, typically Monday thru Friday, daytime hours


Required Education and Experience

Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering


Preferred Education and Experience

Advanced Engineering degree with 2+ years experience in mechanical design


Telesis, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer Telesis, Inc. does not discriminate against any qualified applicant with regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, or marital status.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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