Senior Structural Engineer - Human Landing System (HLS)

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics has been selected by NASA to participate in the development and demonstration of a Human Landing System (HLS). Dynetics is seeking project engineers, systems engineers, mechanical design engineers, electrical engineers, structural and thermal analysts, manufacturing engineers, test engineers, technicians, and operators to join a diverse team in support of the development of the HLS that will carry the first woman and next man to the Moon by 2024.

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking talented Senior Structural Engineers/Analysts to join a diverse, highly-skilled team to create unique solutions for complex problems involving space systems.. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost effective intelligence, engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The Senior Structural Engineer/Analyst will support the Dynetics Space Division with development a human lander system and support equipment, primarily responsible for the integrated analysis of complex systems and structural hardware. The position requires use of analytical methods, finite element models/simulations, and other analysis tools to produce models, and perform calculations and analysis. This includes detailed stress analyses utilizing standard industry software programs, as well as analyses via hand calculations. Candidate will work in a team environment to support conceptual design through product implementation, and should be able to lead an analysis team throughout the development lifecycle.


Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university 

Candidate must have at least (10) ten years of direct experience performing structural analysis.

Candidate must have experience as a Lead Analyst and/or Design Lead on a project or projects requiring significant structural analysis.

Candidates must have demonstrated experience in the use of Femap, NASTRAN, Abaqus and/or ANSYS software.

Candidate must be able to write technical reports and to present results to a multi-disciplined team.

Candidate must have demonstrated 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 Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university.

Preference shown to candidates who have experience and/or working knowledge of:

  • Experience working NASA or other aerospace development projects.
  • Experience working as part of multi-company and multi-organizational development teams.
  • The ability to perform as an individual contributor within a short time period.


Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen.

Candidate must 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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