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Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a highly talented Junior to Mid-Level Systems 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.
Dynetics is seeking a junior- to mid-level Systems Engineer to support systems engineering, integration, and test efforts, as well as specialty engineering work, for the Global Hawk (GH) Weapon System Trainer (WST) development project.
The position involves using systems engineering processes and tools for
1) the development and integration of software suites and simulations;
2) the integration of COTS/GOTS/GFE hardware and software with in-house developed software;
3) the testing, deployment, and sustainment of host systems; and
4) the control of inventory, licensing, quality, safety, security, reliability, availability, delivery/shipping, etc. for the WST equipment and products.
These systems will provide the capability to train warfighters around the world in the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations of the GH Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) / Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). Direct communication with customers, end users, and team members occurs on a regular basis. Program management support must also be provided frequently, with corresponding coordination, reporting, and presentation of technical status.
The team consists of highly talented engineers and developers with strong fundamental skills that value utilizing new technologies, identifying best practices, exercising peer reviews, and exceeding customer expectations. Coordination with other teams, such as those performing functions of User Experience/Interface (UX/UI), Information Assurance (IA) / Cybersecurity, Configuration Management (CM), Product Support, Logistics, etc., must be performed in conjunction with primary duties.
Candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, or equivalent. Candidate must have at least three years of relevant systems engineering experience.
Candidate must demonstrate knowledge of sound software systems design and development practices. Candidate must be able to elicit customer needs and expectations, aid in relevant requirements and architecture/design maturation, implement quality, safety, and inventory control measures, and plan and conduct necessary verification and validation activities (particularly for software and system testing). Candidate must have a variety of hardware, software, and systems technical background or a background in unmanned systems. Candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Candidate must be a US citizen, and must be a resident of the Huntsville, AL area or be willing to relocate to the Huntsville, AL area.
Knowledge and/or experience with the following are desired:
-- Software and/or system testing for complex systems
-- Automated test execution development and maintenance
-- Agile development methodologies (e.g., Scrum)
-- Microsoft Office suite
-- Microsoft Visio
-- Microsoft Visual Studio
-- Microsoft Azure DevOps tools
-- Atlassian software suite/tools
-- VMware virtualization products
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.