Lead AI&T Engineer - USA

Decatur, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidary of Leidos, is seeking a talented 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.

This position will be responsible for leading assembly, integration and test activities for space structures, systems, and hardware. The candidate is required to perform planning, estimation, scheduling and resource management. They will perform trade studies, lead tooling and ground support equipment development, lead logistic and transportation planning, create test plans and procedures, support engineering review boards, and interface with customers routinely. The candidate will manage manufacturing engineering and fabrication and assembly personnel; provide root cause determination and corrective actions; and work to provide defect free hardware while minimizing life cycle product cost.


The candidate must be experienced in leading project teams through integrated product teams or highly matrixed staffing. Experience with Control Account Management is highly desirable. Experience with facility production layout and workflow planning a plus.

Basic Qualifications

Requires Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or closely related field.

Candidate must have a minimum of 10 years of related experience in the aerospace or spaceflight industry.

Extensive understanding of NASA hardware development, qualification, and assembly processes

Understanding of lean manufacturing and its application to low volume production program

Candidate must have demonstrated experience with Microsoft Project.

Candidate must have demonstrated experience work with and reporting EVM.

Position will require full time on-site work in Decatur, AL.  On-site meetings in Huntsville, AL will also be required.

Other Qualifications

  • Ability to work well with cross-functional teams, design engineers, analysts, manufacturing, project management and customer representatives
  • Experience with honeycomb core CFRP composite
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills, and ability to work with multiple interfaces
  • Experience with NASA programs and flight readiness/acceptance processes or equivalent space flight system development
  • Experience in launch vehicle hardware and physical integration
  • Experience with NASA flight readiness review and approval processes



Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen.

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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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