Mid-Level Avionics Engineer UAS

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Avionics 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 candidate will be part of a dynamic and multidisciplinary team developing avionics suites and must be able to:

- Collaborate and communicate effectively with project managers, customers, and team members to translate mission-level, customer-driven system needs into specifications for aircraft avionics suites and individual avionics components.

- Contribute to system hardware and software architecture decisions based on customer performance, schedule, and cost requirements (including build/buy trades).

- Work with a large software team to ensure that software specifications are implemented as intended.

- Work with electrical and mechanical engineering teams to ensure avionics size, weight, and power needs are in line with system-level constraints.

- Coordinate with vendors of avionics products, both software and hardware, to ensure products are delivered within cost, on schedule, and meeting technical product expectations.

- Coordinate systems engineering-based requirements verification with diverse group of software and hardware-based test teams, in a lab environment and to support flight testing.

- Communicate and assist with hardware-in-the-loop (HWIL) test team about system test needs and interfaces to support production of a HWIL simulated flight environment.

- Lead system design efforts and contribute to employee technical development

- Document design and requirements for customer approval and engineering development, and present information to the customer.

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program with a minimum of 5 years experience.

Candidate must demonstrate capabilities in the following:

  1. Systems Engineering-based requirements development and derivation
  2. Software and hardware interface design
  3. Requirements-based test planning

Candidate must possess excellent communication skills.

Candidate must also be a US Citizen and be located in (or willing to relocate to) the Huntsville area.

Other Qualifications

Candidate desired skills include one or more of the following:

General understanding of aircraft flight principles

Hardware-in-the-loop integration, testing and test planning in a real-time environment

Trade study experience

Technical leadership preferred

Sensor instrumentation: acceleration, velocity, position, pressure

Radio communication links and GPS/INS systems

Candidates with previous experience working in a team environment are preferred.

Candidates with 7-10 years of experience are preferred

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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COVID Response

Effective January 4, 2022, in order to enter Leidos/Dynetics facilities in the US and to attend Leidos/Dynetics business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. All Leidos/Dynetics employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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