Component Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Component Engineer to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The Product Engineering Department is a design-focused group of engineers specializing in advanced hardware-based solutions. The individual selected for this position will be a Component Engineer working within a team to support component issues across a wide range of platforms. The individual must be a self-starter with experience working with inter-disciplinary teams to solve challenging technical problems. The engineer will work closely with electronic assemblies integrated into a diverse range of aerospace and military systems including manned/unmanned ground/air vehicles, missiles, defensive radars, and space systems.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a learning environment that encourages leadership and technical growth.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Support electronic component selection for aerospace and defense programs.
  • Receive requests from engineers to assign new internal part numbers.
  • Verify component manufacturer part numbers and specifications.
  • Assign internal part numbers and enter new component specifications into Agile Product Lifecycle Management system.
  • Identify alternate components for long lead or obsolete parts.
  • Generate obsolescence and lead time reports.
  • Create specification documents for altered components.
  • Support high reliability space flight programs by managing component requirements.
  • Review destructive physical analysis results and interface with component manufacturers to resolve issues.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or 5+ years of equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of experience working with electronic components.
  • Knowledge of COTS, military, and aerospace electronic component specifications.
  • General knowledge of military performance specifications and/or component level requirements.
  • Experience with destructive physical analysis requirements and results, performance screening data, and component qualification per EEE Parts Control Plan requirements.
  • Familiar with IPC and GEIA standards.
  • Experience with obsolescence risk management using engineering tools such as Silicon Expert software for obsolescence studies and reports.
  • Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area

Other Qualifications

Preference shown to candidates who have experience:

  • Assisting design engineers in selecting and documenting release of new components and identifying alternate components.
  • Using Agile Product Lifecycle Management software to create and maintain new components and bills of material.
  • Using Microsoft Office tools including advanced use of Excel.


Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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