Lead AI&T Engineer - USA

Decatur, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Lead AI&T (Assembly Integration Test) Engineer 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.

This position will be responsible for leading assembly, integration and test activities for space structures, systems, and hardware. The candidate is required to perform planning, estimation, scheduling and resource management. They will perform trade studies, lead tooling and ground support equipment development, lead logistic and transportation planning, create test plans and procedures, support engineering review boards, and interface with customers routinely. The candidate will manage manufacturing engineering and fabrication and assembly personnel; provide root cause determination and corrective actions; and work to provide defect free hardware while minimizing life cycle product cost.


The candidate must be experienced in leading project teams through integrated product teams or highly matrixed staffing. Experience with Control Account Management is highly desirable. Experience with facility production layout and workflow planning a plus.

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or closely related field.
  • Candidate must have a minimum of 10 years of related experience in the aerospace or spaceflight industry.
  • Extensive understanding of NASA hardware development, qualification, and assembly processes
  • Understanding of lean manufacturing and its application to low volume production program
  • Candidate must have demonstrated experience with Microsoft Project.
  • Candidate must have demonstrated experience work with and reporting EVM.

Position will require full time on-site work in Decatur, AL.  On-site meetings in Huntsville, AL will also be required.

Other Qualifications

  • Ability to work well with cross-functional teams, design engineers, analysts, manufacturing, project management and customer representatives
  • Experience with honeycomb core CFRP composite
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills, and ability to work with multiple interfaces
  • Experience with NASA programs and flight readiness/acceptance processes or equivalent space flight system development
  • Experience in launch vehicle hardware and physical integration
  • Experience with NASA flight readiness review and approval processes



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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COVID Response

In order to enter Dynetics facilities in the U.S. and to attend Dynetics events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption on file for COVID-19. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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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