Structural Systems Project Lead - Human Landing System (HLS)

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking an experienced, talented, proven Structural Systems Project 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, scientific and IT solutions.

Dynetics Space Systems Division is seeking qualified engineers and analysts to support NASA programs, including the Human Landing System (HLS). We are seeking project engineers, system engineers, test engineers, electrical/mechanical engineers, stress/structural engineers and analysts to join a diverse team in support of the development of the HLS.

The Structural Systems Project Lead will support the Dynetics Space Division by leading the design and development of structural systems associated with a human lander system. This position is responsible for leading the design, development, production, and qualification for structural components and systems. This position requires advanced technical planning, requirements development, verification, estimating, scheduling, and leadership of internal resources and suppliers. The Structural Systems Project Lead will manage a multi-disciplined, multi-organizational Integrated Product Team, and will act as a Control Account Manager (CAM) supporting Dynetics Earned Value Management (EVM) processes. Daily customer interaction and effective communication skills, written and oral, are required.

Basic Qualifications

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

Candidate must have at least (10) ten years of related experience with at least (7) seven years in the aerospace or spaceflight industry.

Candidate must have demonstrated experience in structural hardware development, related to mechanical design, structural analysis, and/or testing.

Candidate must have demonstrated experience in project management.

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

Candidate must have demonstrated experience effectively communicating within a team environment.

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.


Other Qualifications

Preference shown to candidates who possess a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university.

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

  • Demonstrated understanding of NASA hardware development and qualification processes.
  • Earned Value Management project experience
  • Experience working within and/or leading multi-company and multi-organizational development teams.


Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen.

Candidate must 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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