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Dynetics Technical Solutions, Inc. (DTS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dynetics, Inc. The Advanced Engineering and test department is seeking a qualified Chief System Architect for its High Energy Laser 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 successful candidate will serve as a senior technical representative for directed energy efforts within the Strategic Programs department. This position provides guidance in the development of system architectures that enable High Energy Laser Weapon System (HEL WS) concept definitions leading to production level definition. This lead position interfaces directly with customers, program manager, chief engineer and senior level management within the company.
Candidate will collaborate across multiple disciplines to include systems, mechanical, electrical, software, modeling, simulation, safety, and reliability to allow for a cohesive, productive team in a fast-paced and evolving market area. Specific job responsibilities are describe below.
Beyond the primary tasks, the candidate will assist in business development efforts and teaming arrangements as well as proposals as a Senior Technical Representative.
A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical, or Aerospace Engineering or equivalent field from an ABET accredited school is required. Candidate should have at least 10+ years of high energy laser system development relevant experience.
The following skills/abilities are desired:
Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.
Applicant must have demonstrated experience effectively communicating within a team environment.
Candidate must have good people skills and the desire to work with a highly technical team of engineers and scientists.
Ability to travel for critical program activities when needed.
Ability to work well with cross-functional teams, design engineers, analysts, manufacturing, project management and customer representatives.
Experience with project planning and scheduling using Microsoft Project is preferred.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
U.S. Citizenship and a current Final Top Secret/SSBI Clearance is required with the ability to meet applicable program security eligibility requirements for the position. Must be able to maintain a Final Top Secret Clearance along with meeting and maintaining program security eligibility.