Test Engineer Directed Energy

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

The Strategic Programs office of Dynetics Technical Solutions (DTS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dynetics, is seeking a qualified Test Engineer for its directed energy programs. 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 Test Engineer that will plan, develop, and execute thermal- and fluid-system testing efforts in support of thermal management for directed energy systems. Specific duties include development of thermal and fluid-control test systems, development of test plans and procedures, conducting tests in the production of directed energy systems, analyzing test results, and documenting results in test reports.

The candidate will be part of a test team whose work will include testing of thermal systems and components, development and integration of test equipment, subsystem testing, and troubleshooting. Work will be conducted in an integration/production facility along with a laboratory environment.

Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or equivalent field from an ABET accredited school is required
  • Candidate should have at least 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Using thermal performance requirements to generate test plans for qualification and acceptance phases of hardware projects
  • Design and document thermal- and fluid-control test capabilities
  • Developing schematics and test facility layouts, working with project engineers and test technicians to determine and support procurement of test equipment
  • Creating test plans and detailed step-by-step test procedures to satisfy requirements
  • Operating data acquisition and control systems
  • Conducting tests according to approved procedures
  • Performing test data analysis
  • Completing requirements verification and validation documentation and reports
  • Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

Well qualified candidates should have direct, hands-on experience with hardware and/or subsystem testing, including:

  • Developing fluid systems and schematics

  • Operating pressurized systems

  • Working with data systems, instrumentation, and test data analysis

  • Capabilities with electrical and mechanical system troubleshooting

Candidates must be proficient with Microsoft Office software tools. Candidates must have demonstrated an ability to deliver results in a team environment and independently. The ideal candidate has strong organization and communication (verbal and written) skills and is self-motivated.


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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