Flight Test Manager - MACH-TB

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a passionate, detailed-oriented problem-solver to serve as the Flight Test Engineer to support the Multi-Service Advanced Capability Hypersonics Test Bed (MACH-TB) Flight Test Program as part of the Advanced Materials Product Group. 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.

The focus of the MACH-TB Program is to develop rapid-cadence, affordable flight-testing capabilities to quickly advance the Technology Readiness Level of our nation’s hypersonic technologies. To that end, and as an integral member of the MACH-TB Team, the successful candidate will develop flight test plans to evaluate various technologies, methods, conditions, etc. The selected candidate will interface directly with program management, military and other government personnel, and a team of multi-discipline design and development engineers, both internal and external, to support the program’s complex and thorough test and evaluation requirements. The candidate must be able to develop test and evaluation strategies utilizing models, simulations, analyses, tests, and demonstrations. A firm understanding of missile system architectures, system interfaces, performance requirements verification and validation techniques is essential for the role. The selected candidate will support presentation of the test plans and related artifacts they have developed to the customer in formal design reviews and will serve as a customer liaison in test and evaluation IPTs.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field with 15 years of experience in flight test OR a Masters with 10+ years of experience.
  • Candidate must have strong technical background in defense systems (or subsystems)
  • Experience with Flight Test and Range Safety
  • Experience as a Mission Director for missile system testing
  • Strong verbal and written skills along with a solid practical knowledge of complex missile or space systems, system integration, and associated testing is required
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with senior executive leadership (internal/client) on matters of strategic importance to the organization/project
  • Capability of performing in a collaborative engineering environment, working closely with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Organizational skills to document work and interface with team members to ensure flow of information
  • Candidate must be a resident of North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville – North Alabama area
  • 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 be able to maintain) a Final Top Secret Clearance
  • Must be able to travel up to 30%

Other Qualifications

The ideal candidate would possess:

  • A current DOD Top Secret clearance
  • Experience performing risk management, test planning and/or proposal development
  • Experience with prototype production efforts
  • Experience with missile or hypersonic development flight testing

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.

Job Number:
01.05.02-2022-46
Closing Date:
12/30/2022

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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