Mechanical Stress Analyst - Hypersonics

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics Technical Solutions, Inc. (DTS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dynetics, Inc. The Strategic Programs office is seeking a qualified Mechanical Stress Analyst 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 successful candidate will serve as a Mechanical Stress Analyst that will handle all aspects of mechanical structures design analysis for Hypersonic Glide Bodies (HGB) and mechanical ground support equipment. The candidate will support stress analysis of structural and mechanical systems and support various test activities. The position requires use of analytical methods, finite element models/simulations, and other analysis tools to produce models, perform analysis, calculations, data reduction, and correlate test results for structures and/or structural dynamics. This analysis will include detailed stress analyses utilizing standard industry programs. Additional responsibilities will include working closely with the design activity to refine mechanical designs based upon the stress analysis results.

Basic Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent field from an ABET accredited school is required. Candidate should have at least 5+ years of relevant experience.

Candidate is required to have proven working knowledge with any of the commercial finite element analysis tools (e.g. FEMAP/NX NASTRAN, PATRAN/MSC NASTRAN, ANSYS, Abaqus, etc.).

The following skills/abilities are desired:

  • FEMAP/Nastran

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with bolted joint and weld analysis

  • Dynamics analysis (modal, response spectrum, vibration)

  • Mechanism analysis (using MSC.ADAMS, Matlab/Simulink, etc.)

  • Fatigue analysis

  • Structural analysis on composite parts

  • Advanced structural analysis techniques (Linear contact FEA, Non-linear FEA, Application of non-linear material properties to hand analysis, Integrated multi-physics analysis)

  • Thermal analysis

  • Mechanical design using CREO 3D CAD Software

  • Knowledge of ASME drawing standards

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

Other Qualifications

The ideal candidate would have experience related to design and or test of missile structural components, mechanical ground support equipment, and have a current DoD Secret clearance.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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