Project Engineer - Space Systems

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Project Engineer to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the U.S. engaging in the intelligence, missiles, aviation, space, and cyber fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering and scientific solutions.

In this position, the Project Engineer will facilitate and manage the successful completion of defense, civil, and commercial space-related tasks. Specific tasks will involve development and testing of diverse space technologies, subsystems, and systems.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Development and execution of plans and schedules, executing within program budgets, project reporting for government and commercial customers, and identifying risks and opportunities to either mitigate or exploit them
  • Development of engineering solutions and troubleshooting
  • Effective communication of information between various engineering disciplines and project roles
  • Systems engineering related roles including, but not limited to, the development and oversight of requirement and planning documents
  • Supplier management to ensure external tasks are completed on time and budget
  • Test engineering support roles including, but not limited to, the development of structural related test capabilities and execution of tests
  • Coordination of activities with internal and external safety and quality departments
  • Reporting to program management on project progress
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Basic Qualifications

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

Candidate must have at least three (3) years of space hardware-related experience.

Candidates must have experience with defense, civil, and/or commercial space engineering practices and processes, including the product development cycle through qualification and production.

Candidates must have demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office software tools, including project planning and scheduling and experience with Microsoft Project.

Candidates must have demonstrated experience effectively communicating within a team environment and have experience mentoring team members.

The position requires some, infrequent travel.

Candidates 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 or Aerospace Engineering or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university.

Preferred candidates will also have experience and/or working knowledge with:

  • Mechanical systems engineering, design and analysis of other space systems.
  • Leading the development and testing of space hardware and/or subsystems.

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.

Job Number:
01.24.01-140
Closing Date:
09/30/2020
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