Structural 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 talented Structural Engineers/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, scientific and IT solutions.

The Structural Engineer/Analyst will support the Propulsion Integrated Product Team (IPT) with development of the human lander system propulsion subsystem. The candidate's primarily responsibility includes analysis of structural hardware, assemblies and complex systems. The position requires an understanding and application of analytical methods, finite element models and simulations, and other analysis tools to produce models and perform analyses for a variety of aerospace related products. This includes hand calculations as well as detailed stress analyses utilizing standard industry software programs. The analyst will support a design team from concept development through product implementation.


Basic Qualifications

The candidate must possess a Bachelor's of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university.

Candidate must have at least one (1) year of direct experience performing structural analysis or with development of aerospace products (Internships and Co-Op Positions count toward this requirement).

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 with ten (10) years or less of direct experience performing structural analysis.

Preferred candidates will also meet some of the following:

  • Working knowledge of Femap, NASTRAN, Abaqus and/or ANSYS software
  • Experience within the aerospace industry
  • Performing analysis on Flight Hardware and/or Ground Support Equipment


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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