Entry level Aerospace Flight Simulation Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Entry level Aerospace Flight Simulation Engineer to join a diverse team responsible for creating unique solutions for complex flight vehicle engineering challenges. 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.

This position is fulfill customer requirements to develop and maintain detailed models and simulations for a variety of missile weapon systems to support the analysis of performance. Typical simulation frameworks used for missile flight dynamics modeling include MATLAB/Simulink, C++ and Python. A successful candidate will quickly progress through the model development process and use high-fidelity simulations and similar modeling tools to characterize the capabilities foreign and domestic missile systems. Comprehensive weapon system models are critical in generating accurate assessments and will be used to inform Department of Defense policy maker, acquisition program and warfighter consumers.

The successful applicant will work closely with a highly technical team of multi-disciplinary engineers to provide accurate & timely analysis of flight vehicle systems' performance & capabilities, assist in evaluation of system designs, and use all available data to verify/validate weapon system performance models.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must possess at least a Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited school with 0-3 years of experience and a minimum GPA of 3.2.

The position requires a fundamental understanding of vehicle flight dynamics and controls, mechanics, aerodynamics and propulsion, coupled with a solid base of programming experience.

Candidate must possess solid technical communication skills and an ability to work in both collaborative team environments and independently.

Candidates must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate in order to work on-site at the Huntsville, AL office.



Other Qualifications

A Master's Degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering is preferred but not required. Special consideration is made for applicable experience in lieu of advanced degrees.

Proficiency in flight dynanamics modeling using MATLAB/Simulink, C++ and Python is desirable. 

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Top Secret/SSBI Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Final Top Secret Clearance.

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COVID Response

Effective December 8, 2021, in order to enter Leidos/Dynetics facilities in the US and to attend Leidos/Dynetics business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. All Leidos/Dynetics employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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