RF/Space Communications Lead – 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 System Division is seeking qualified engineers and analysts to support NASA programs; including the history-making Human Landing System 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 a talented RF/Space Communications Engineer Lead 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, scientific and IT solutions.

The RF/Space Communications Engineer Lead will support the Dynetics Space Division in the development of a human lander system and support equipment, primarily responsible for integration and qualification of RF communications hardware into a seamless operational system, working with industry teammates. This position also requires the ability to translate high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and to work with multi-discipline engineering teams to develop lower level detailed requirements. The candidate will work in a team environment to support design through product implementation, and should be able to lead engineering design disposition on all documentation discrepancies.

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Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree or Master’s Degree (preferred) in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university. 

Candidate must have at least 10 (ten) years of direct experience in role as detailed above with an engineering company or system integrator where design, testing, and/or modification of human rated aerospace systems communications hardware was involved.

Candidate must have experience developing RF link budgets along with hardware experience with space based transceivers, antennas, and amplifiers.

Candidate must have experience overseeing vendors including budget and schedule tracking.

Candidate must be familiar with standards for packet data formats, coding and synchronization, and modulation.

Candidate must be familiar with the process to obtain space based communication permits and licenses.

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

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 Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university.

Preference shown to candidates who have experience and/or working knowledge of:

  • NASA or other aerospace development spaceflight projects
  • Laser communications
  • Working as part of multi-company and multi-organizational development teams

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.

 

 

Job Number:
01.50.97-117
Closing Date:
03/23/2020
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