Sr. Systems Engineer - Hypersonics

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

The Strategic Programs office of Dynetics Technical Solutions (DTS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dynetics, is seeking a qualified Senior Systems Engineer to lead and develop current and future business. Current business lines that will be supported include hypersonics and directed energy. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics Technical Solutions provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The selected candidate will interface with program management and design engineers to support a program’s systems engineering needs throughout its design life cycle, including modeling system behavior, defining the system architecture, dictating system interfaces, performing requirements verification, helping develop test programs, and maintaining configuration management. The selected candidate will present the systems engineering artifacts they have developed to the customer in formal design reviews and will serve as a customer liaison in many of their programs.

The Senior Systems Engineer will work in a matrixed organization at Dynetics Technical Solutions, supporting multiple programs at once in a variety of engineering fields with all different team environments. The Senior Systems Engineer will have the opportunity to lead systems engineering efforts on programs, serving as the systems engineering representative to program management and coordinating activities among multiple systems engineers. The selected candidate will also be encouraged to mentor junior systems engineers and build a strong systems engineering group within the Strategic Programs Division and be instrumental in maturing Dynetics systems engineering processes.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university.
  • Candidates must have at least 15 years of experience supporting DoD and/or NASA, or commercial programs
  • Experience with system level requirements
  • Experience with subsystem/system integration and test
  • Experience with software requirements and test procedures/analysis/verification methods
  • Derive requirements for complex electrical, electro-mechanical, mechanical, and software systems
  • DOORS and/or other requirements database tools
  • MagicDraw and/or other Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) modeling tools
  • Have organizational skills to document work and interface with team members to ensure flow of information
  • Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

The ideal candidate would have experience in electronics/avionics/environmental system requirements development and testing and have a current DoD Secret clearance.

  • 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 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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