Aerospace Engineer, Simulation and Analysis

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Aerospace 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.

Dynetics is seeking an Aerospace Engineer with 3+ years of experience in Simulation and Analysis. The candidate is expected to have a good understanding of flight dynamics, 6-DOF simulations, statistics, and computer programming. The ideal candidate possesses specific experience developing simulations and associated tools in Python. Past experience working within the Air Defense domain is a plus. The candidate should also have an interest in machine learning techniques to include supervised and unsupervised learning.

The successful applicant will work closely with a highly technical team of multi-disciplinary engineers, computer scientists, and statisticians to design simulations that accurately represent an existing system or a system under development. The engineer will also be required to create or improve existing tools that post processes simulation results into an easily digestible product. Results from the simulation will be used to inform design decisions, evaluate system performance, and/or update the customer on current design progress. As an engineer with industry experience, The applicant is expected to be comfortable with briefing technical work and results to internal and external customers.

The engineer will support multiple simultaneous projects and will be expected to find creative solutions independently and collaboratively to open-ended problems. The candidate will work closely with the project and program managers to ensure that timelines and goals are met.


Basic Qualifications

· Candidate must possess at least a bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from an ABET accredited school with a minimum GPA of 3.3.

Note: Special consideration is made for advanced degrees in lieu of years of experience.

· Candidate must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in Modeling and Simulation

· Candidate must have a solid background in simulation development

· This position requires a good understanding of flight dynamics, simulation, multi-variable problem-solving, and statistics.

· Candidate must have technical communication experience to include technical briefing, technical writing, and a proven ability to work both collaboratively and independently.

· Candidate must be comfortable working with multiple types of programming languages and/or be willing to learn new programming languages quickly.

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

Other Qualifications

A Master’s Degree or PhD in Aerospace Engineering or equivalent ABET accredited engineering field is preferred, but not required. Experience with C++, Python, and/or other programming languages is preferred. Previous experience in the Air Defense domain is preferred. Prior knowledge of autonomy and automation is a plus.

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

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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