Hypersonics Test Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics Technical Solutions, Inc. (DTS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dynetics, Inc., is seeking a talented Test Engineer for its hypersonics line of business. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics Technical Solutions provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions. The selected candidate will support the Common Hypersonic Glide Body program (C-HGB). The C-HGB is the Army’s #1 priority for strategic weapons capability for long-range precision fires and will counter and gain a lead on our adversaries' technological advances in this field, come join us in this exciting, cutting-edge field.

The selected candidate will serve as a Test Engineer that will conduct electrical and environmental testing efforts. Specific duties include development of test procedures utilizing electrical/mechanical test equipment, conducting test in the production of Hypersonic Glide Bodies (HGB), analyzing test results, and documenting results in test reports. The candidate will be part of a test team whose work will include testing of electronic/avionic components, requirements development and review, electrical circuit testing, hardware-in-the-loop (HWIL) testing, integration assembly and testing of HBG, configuration of test equipment, subsystem testing and troubleshooting. Work will be conducted in an integration/production facility along with a laboratory environment.

Basic Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited school is required. Candidate should have at least 3+ years of relevant experience.

The following skills/abilities are desired:

· Experience in electronics design including digital/analog/mixed signal electronics, components, and interface/communication standards

· Experience in electrical schematic design and cable diagrams

· Experience in design, building, proving, and documenting prototype designs

· Experience finalizing designs from prototype to production ready builds.

· Experience manufacturing and verifying engineering designs with technician support.

· Experience in maintaining engineering designs deployed in a production environment.

· Experience Mentor Graphics DxDesigner, Altium, OrCAD, or similar

· Hands-on laboratory experience with instrumentation, test equipment, and debug/test methods

· Capable of performing in a collaborative engineering environment working closely with multi-disciplinary teams

· Experience effectively communicating within a team environment

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

Preference shown to candidates who possess a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited institution with a 3.0 or higher GPA

Preference shown to candidates who possess a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university

Preference shown to candidates who :

  • Possess 8+ years experience in electronics design and manufacturing environment
  • Have demonstrated experience with LabVIEW
  • Have advanced experience reading mechanical assembly drawings, electrical schematics, and other manufacturing documentation.
  • Possess computer skills associated with electromechanical assembly tasks, including proficiency in using corporate production control processes, and in creating documents and spreadsheets for manufacturing information, such as work instructions, parts lists, inventory reports, etc.

Security Requirements

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

Job Number:
20.40.01-2022-15
Closing Date:
03/31/2023

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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