Senior Electronic Components Engineer HLS

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Sr. Electrical Components Engineer 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.

In anticipation of NASA awarding the Human Landing System (HLS) Option A contract in the near future, Dynetics Space System Division is seeking qualified engineers and analysts to support NASA programs; including the history-making Human Landing System that will put the first woman and next man on the Moon. We are seeking project engineers, systems engineers, test engineers, electrical/mechanical engineers, stress/structural engineers and analysts to join a diverse team in support of the development of a Human Lander System that will take us back to the surface of the Moon by 2024.

The successful Component Engineer will support the Dynetics Space Division in the development of a human lander system and support equipment, primarily responsible for the development of the program Electrical/Electronic/Electromechanical (EEE) Parts management Plan, and the selection, qualification, testing of EEE Parts. Candidate will collaborate with stakeholders to develop and maintain EEE Part Control Plan, EEE parts database for space application, and EEE part policies. Preparation of technical and progress reports on tasks being performed, specifications development, supplier evaluation, and support in resolving manufacturing issues is also expected. Candidate will work in a team environment to support conceptual design through product implementation, and should be able to lead engineering design disposition on all documentation discrepancies.

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university. Candidates with Masters and PhD Degrees are encouraged to apply, with degree level substitution for direct industry work experience.

Candidate must have 10+ years direct experience in role as detailed above with an engineering company or system integrator where design, testing, and/or modification of aerospace systems was involved. Proven experience in the analysis of passive EEE parts, semiconductor physics and/or operation of parts such as hybrids, IC's and capacitors along with experience in EEE parts testing, failure analysis and non-conformance resolution and disposition is required. Familiarity with radiation effects on EEE parts, knowledge of avoiding and mitigating counterfeit part usage along with knowledge of design, manufacturing, materials and processes for EEE parts is desired.

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 have experience and/or working knowledge of:

  • NASA or other aerospace development spaceflight programs
  • Working as part of multi-company and multi-organizational development teams
  • Self-motivation with demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Work directly with customers and their technical representatives to define EEE parts requirement and verification statements
  • Electrical/Electronic/Electromechanical (EEE) parts related experience or field of study to include integrated circuits, transistors, diodes and capacitor
  • Understanding of component selection, screening, qualification, and derating for use in military and/or aerospace flight applications
  • Knowledge of component failure modes, component reliability, specification and standards
  • Experience with NASA EEE part review process, such as Parts, Materials, and Processes Control Board (PMPCM), Nonstandard Parts Approval Request (NSPAR)
  • Experience evaluating EEE parts for use in aerospace applications
  • Experience reviewing engineering drawings and/or specifications and providing guidance to design, stress, and manufacturing engineering
  • Good writing, and interpersonal communication
  • Experience in participating in major program milestone reviews such as PDR and CDR
  • Influencing corporate and industry standards

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.

Job Number:
01.50.97-2021-3
Closing Date:
03/05/2021

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