Mid-Level Avionics Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Avonics Engineer to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex aerospace problems. The candidate will be part of a dynamic and multidisciplinary team developing avionics suites and must be able to:

- Collaborate and communicate effectively with project managers, customers, and team members to translate mission-level, customer-driven system needs into specifications for aircraft avionics suites and individual avionics components.

- Contribute to system hardware and software architecture decisions based on customer performance, schedule, and cost requirements (including build/buy trades).

- Work with a large software team to ensure that software specifications are implemented as intended.

- Work with electrical and mechanical engineering teams to ensure avionics size, weight, and power needs are in line with system-level constraints.

- Coordinate with vendors of avionics products, both software and hardware, to ensure products are delivered within cost, on schedule, and meeting technical product expectations.

- Coordinate systems engineering-based requirements verification with diverse group of software and hardware-based test teams, in a lab environment and to support flight testing.

- Communicate and assist with hardware-in-the-loop (HWIL) test team about system test needs and interfaces to support production of a HWIL simulated flight environment.

- Lead system design efforts and contribute to employee technical development

- Document design and requirements for customer approval and engineering development, and present information to the customer.

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program with a minimum of 5 years experience.

Candidate must demonstrate capabilities in the following:

  1. Systems Engineering-based requirements development and derivation
  2. Software and hardware interface design
  3. Requirements-based test planning

Candidate must possess excellent communication skills.

Candidate must also be a US Citizen and be located in (or willing to relocate to) the Huntsville area.

Other Qualifications

Candidate desired skills include one or more of the following:

General understanding of aircraft flight principles

Hardware-in-the-loop integration, testing and test planning in a real-time environment

Trade study experience

Technical leadership preferred

Sensor instrumentation: acceleration, velocity, position, pressure

Radio communication links and GPS/INS systems

Candidates with previous experience working in a team environment are preferred.

Candidates with 7-10 years of experience are preferred

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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