Project Engineer – Human Landing System (HLS)

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

In anticipation of NASA awarding the Human Landing System (HLS) contract in the near future, Dynetics Space Systems Division is seeking qualified engineers and analysts to support NASA programs including HLS that will put the first woman and next man on the Moon. We are seeking project engineers, systems engineers, test engineers, electrical/mechanical engineers, stress/structural engineers, and analysts to join a diverse team in support of the development of a Human Lander System that will take us back to the surface of the Moon by 2024.

Dynetics is seeking talented Project Engineers to join a diverse, highly skilled team to create unique solutions for complex problems involving space systems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber, and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost effective intelligence, engineering, and scientific solutions.

The Project Engineers will support the Dynetics Space Systems Division with development of HLS with primary responsibility for planning, establishing, tracking, and executing complex tasks within technical, schedule, and budget constraints and will report to Integrated Product Team (IPT) leadership and program management on project progress. The Project Engineers will coordinate with corporate contracts, pricing, and accounting to ensure projects are set up and managed according to company policies and processes. The Project Engineers will work with customers and suppliers to ensure tasks are completed on time and budget. Candidates will also interface with IPT and program leadership and other project engineers/managers, mechanical designers, component engineers, test engineers, safety, and quality with Dynetics. Candidate will work in a team environment to support conceptual design through qualification and product implementation. Candidate should expect to frequently interact with suppliers and customers. 


Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university.

Candidate must have at least five (5) years of space hardware-related experience.

Candidates must have experience with complex system engineering practices and processes, including the product development cycle through qualification and production.

Candidates must have experience with thermal, fluid, and mechanical systems engineering, analysis, and testing.

Candidate must demonstrate a working knowledge of development program data deliverable requirements, with experience working government contracts.

Candidates must be able to work with suppliers to help them meet both hardware and non-hardware deliverable requirements.

Candidate must have demonstrated experience effectively communicating within a team environment.

Position requires candidates to be capable of performing in a collaborative engineering environment working closely with multi-disciplinary teams.

The position requires travel, including periods of frequent travel for critical program assembly, integration, and test activities.

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.


Other Qualifications

Preference will be shown to candidates who possess a Master's Degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university.

Preference will be shown to candidates who have experience and/or knowledge of the following:

  • NASA or other aerospace development projects.
  • Working as part of multi-company and multi-organizational development teams.
  • Performing as an individual contributor within a short time period.


Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen.

Candidate must 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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