Hypersonics Advanced Concepts Lead

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos Company is seeking a talented Hypersonic Innovation Team Lead to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, aerospace, cyber, space and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The candidate will provide hypersonics technical leadership within Leidos and Department of Defense customer community to design, develop, capture and execute missile system design programs. We are seeking a creative, highly capable, and hard-working candidate to advance concepts, exploit groundbreaking technologies, and substantiate improvements for offensive hypersonic weapon systems. In this technical position, the candidate will be expected to also apply deep domain knowledge to develop concepts providing prototype systems and sub-systems for our nation’s defense. The Advanced Concepts Lead will provide execution leadership while being responsible for the execution of all phases of this complex development. Work with other laboratories, Government organizations, and industry partners to achieve a coordinated, effective and efficient execution of customer needs.

Basic Qualifications

B.S. in engineering, physics, mathematics, or relevant technical fields with a minimum of 8 years of proven experience in missile and/or weapon system engineering, development, manufacturing, and/or fielding.

  • Detailed knowledge of missile/weapon system engineering, development, manufacturing, and fielding, including RF/IR sensor systems & associated phenomenology used for discrimination, guidance systems, launch vehicles, and payload integration.
  • Demonstrated previous technical and or programmatic leadership role
  • Partners with the government customer to develop the goals, strategy, and vision for this program starting from initial contract award.
  • Plans for integration of this system with core product lines.
  • Familiarity with top-level system engineering concepts associated with the Army, Navy and MDA.
  • Demonstrated success in developing and leading complex tasks that involve multiple laboratories and Government agencies.
  • Have excellent written / verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Hold an active Secret security clearance and can ultimately obtain TS/SCI level clearance. 

Other Qualifications

Candidate with TS clearance is preferred

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (as well as maintain) a Final 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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