Fluid Analyst (Propulsion) - Human Landing System (HLS)

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics has been selected by NASA to participate in the development and demonstration of a Human Landing System (HLS). Dynetics is seeking project engineers, systems engineers, mechanical design engineers, electrical engineers, structural and thermal analysts, manufacturing engineers, test engineers, technicians, and operators to join a diverse team in support of the development of the HLS that will carry the first woman and next man to the Moon by 2024.

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Propulsion and Fluid Analysts 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 Propulsion and Fluid Analysts will support the Dynetics Space Systems Division with development of HLS with primary responsibility for analyzing propulsion systems, including steady state and time-dependent fluid flows. The project will involve diverse space technologies, subsystems, and systems. Candidates will work in a team environment to support conceptual design through product implementation and must be able to analyze fluids in cryogenic liquid systems.


Basic Qualifications

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

Candidate must have at least five (5) years of experience with propulsion or other fluid system analysis.

Candidates must have experience with thermal, fluid, and mechanical systems engineering and steady state/transient analysis of fluid flows.

Candidate must have experience with one or more thermal/fluid/mechanical system design and analysis tools such as Easy5 by MSC Software or the Generalized Fluid System Simulation Program (GFSSP).

Candidate must be able to write clear, concise, and comprehensive technical reports and present results to multi-disciplinary teams and customer stakeholders.

Candidate must have demonstrated experience effectively communicating both verbally and in writing.

Candidate must be able to write technical reports and to present results to a multi-disciplined team.

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 shown to candidates who possess a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace 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, DoD, or commercial space system development projects
  • Integration of environmental, mechanical, and/or electrical hardware systems for NASA, DoD, or commercial programs
  • Rocket propulsion systems and specifically liquid rocket engines
  • Cryogenic and hydrocarbon propellant systems
  • NASA engineering design and analysis practices and processes
  • 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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