Test Engineer (Research and Development)

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Test 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.

A successful candidate would be capable of engaging in multidisciplinary problem-solving activities as a part of a diverse team in a fast-paced research and development/rapid-prototyping environment. Additionally, a successful candidate would be comfortable taking ownership of novel test and evaluation efforts to support both internal and external customers.

The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, performing background research and analysis to support test conception, apparatus design and construction, along with test execution and data analysis.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or one of the Physical Sciences from an accredited institution and at least 3 years of experience are required.

Must be mechanically inclined/comfortable assembling and troubleshooting equipment including experimental systems.

Must have demonstrated experience in the design, construction, operation and analysis of experimental test systems/test beds.

Must have demonstrated experience interpreting and evaluating the credibility of data from a test stand along with experience diagnosing anomalous results from experiments.

Must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment with challenging deadlines, and the pressure of handling multiple projects and assignments.

Must have demonstrated experience developing test plans that have been successfully executed within time and budget constraints.

Must have demonstrated experience in task leadership for testing and/or development activities.

Must be willing to take ownership, enjoy taking on new challenges, have the ability to overcome technical barriers, and be self-motivated.

Must be comfortable around and capable of operating safely in the presence of hazardous materials, high voltage, high powered lasers, etc.

Other Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Engineering or one of the Physical Sciences is preferred with 10 years hands on experience. Experimental thesis work is desired.

Strong work ethic and a positive team player

Excellent oral and written communication skills are necessary

Experience participating in the generation of technical documents, proposals or report writing is desired.

Experience in analyzing large experimental datasets using statistical methods is desired.

Experience performing project management tasks such as budgeting, labor tracking and task development is desired.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Top Secret/SSBI Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Final Top Secret Clearance.

Job Number:
01.05.02-2021-21
Closing Date:
10/29/2021

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