Element Integration Lead - Human Landing System (HLS)

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Element Integration Lead 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 has been selected by NASA to participate in the development and demonstration of a Human Landing System (HLS). Dynetics is seeking a talented Element Integration Lead 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, and scientific solutions.

The Element Integration Lead will support the Dynetics Space Systems Division with development of HLS with primary responsibility to lead a team of engineers to design, analyze, integrate, and test a major hardware element of the HLS. A single element has structures; propulsion; thermal control; vehicle management; guidance, navigation, and control (GN&C); electrical power; and communications subsystems.

The selected individual will lead a small team of engineers to complete fast-paced tasks focused on successful integration of the element. The individual will work across Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) to ensure the element meets mass, power, size, and overall performance requirements. The individual will interface with department leadership and project managers; mechanical designers; and component, test, safety, and quality engineers across the HLS team.

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering or equivalent technical degree from an ABET-accredited university.

Candidate must have at least fifteen (15) years of space vehicle design experience and at least ten (10) years of engineering leadership experience with NASA, Department of Defense (DoD), or commercial launch or space vehicle development programs.

Candidate must have experience designing, constructing, or integrating space vehicle systems within budget and tight schedule constraints.

Candidate must have expertise in at least one of the following technical disciplines:

  • Structures
  • Propulsion
  • Thermal control
  • GN&C
  • Avionics
  • Operations
  • Assembly and Integration

Candidate must be able to write clear, concise and comprehensive technical reports and to present results to a multi-disciplinary team and customer stakeholders.

Candidate must have demonstrated experience effectively communicating within a team environment both verbally and in writing.

Candidate must have demonstrated ability to deliver results in a team environment and independently.

Position requires candidates to be capable of performing in a collaborative engineering environment working closely with multi-disciplinary teams.

Other Qualifications

Preference shown to candidates who possess a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university.

Preference shown to candidates who have experience and/or working knowledge of:

  • Human spaceflight vehicle development, assembly, integration, and test.

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:
01.50.97-2021-28
Closing Date:
11/20/2021

COVID Response

Effective December 8, 2021, 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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