Components Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

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

The Component Engineer will provide key support to the electronic schematic designers and the configuration management team. The tasks of this position include:

  • Work with project teams to ensure compliance with customer Part/Material/Process (PMP) requirements
  • Evaluate testing requirements for CAT I and CAT II critical parts
  • Evaluate DPA and PIND testing results
  • Review suitability of components for specific applications
  • Address re-tinning and solderability requirements for all critical parts
  • Write Non-Standard Parts Acceptance Requests (NSPAR)
  • Work with customer to adjudicate NSPAR issues
  • Perform PLM entry for Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) population variants
  • Work with Board Layout and Manufacturing Team members to understand producibility issues associated with certain electrical component package types.
  • Review components for obsolescence 
  • Able to address a Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS), as it applies to program requirements

Basic Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent field from an ABET accredited school is required.

Candidate must have at least 12+ years as a component engineer or in closely-relatedelectrical engineering disciplines.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Strong experience and knowledge of electrical components and how they are typically applied to circuits.
  • A good understanding of the applicable MIL and Industry specs governing parts acceptance, including:
    • MIL-STD-1580
    • MIL-STD-1916
    • RCC 319-14
    • ASQ Z1.4-2003
    • EEE-INST-002
    • PEM-INST-001
    • MIL-STD-464
    • GEIA-STD-0005-1
    • GEIA-STD-0005-2

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

Other Qualifications

  • Experience using the Agile PLM system is desired.
  • Knowledge of military system requirements and environments is also desired.

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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