Chief Engineer Missile Systems

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Chief Engineer Missile Systems to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The Chief Engineer Missile Systems will provide technical leadership and oversite to a major missile development program for the DoD. The candidate will be the technical conscience of the program, working directly with the Program Manager to ensure proper execution and product delivery for Dynetics. The selected candidate will interface with and lead all major technical disciplines of the program, providing leadership for the entire system design, test, deployment and sustainment life cycle. The candidate will need experience in all aspects of DoD systems, including modeling, system architecture, requirements development, design and test. The selected candidate will lead technical customer interaction and support multiple integrated product teams. The Chief Engineer Missile Systems will focus on major programs where Dynetics is the prime contractor. The candidate will lead a multi-disciplined team within Dynetics, and will also support major strategic pursuits within the organization. The selected candidate will also be encouraged to mentor junior systems engineers and be instrumental in maturing Dynetics DoD engineering processes.

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university. A Master’s degree is desirable.

Candidates must have at least eight (20) years of experience supporting DoD, NASA, or commercial programs.

The candidate must have experience in deriving requirements for complex electrical, electro-mechanical, mechanical, and software systems.

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

Candidate must have demonstrated experience effectively leading and 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

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

  • MagicDraw and/or other Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) modeling tools
  • A detailed understanding of the top-down systems engineering process for architecture development and bottoms-up verification
  • Thorough understanding of the DoD acquisition processes and methods
  • Experience supporting DoD, NASA, or DARPA programs
  • Experience performing risk management, test planning, and/or proposal development
  • Experience shaping and executing business development efforts

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.

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