Space Systems Project & Systems Engineering Department Manager

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Space Systems Project & Systems Engineering Department Manager 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 is seeking an experienced individual to join our Space Systems Division to assist in managing, leading, and mentoring project and system engineers in execution across a diverse space portfolio. The individual filling this position will work with executive leadership and department managers and personnel from across the enterprise supporting matrixed execution of development, production, and sustainment programs.

  • Ensures project and system engineering technical resource needs are met
  • Cultivates and continually strengthens existing customer relationships while working to develop new relationships to grow our customer and business base
  • Continually develops the talent and capabilities of the team to meet the demands of our customers, and advances in the technical disciplines

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree from an ABET accredited school in Engineering or related technical field
  • Candidates must have at least 7 years-experience in hardware systems development with a thorough understanding of project and/or system engineering lifecycle development.
  • Candidate must have strong leadership credentials, good organizational skills, attention to detail, and work well as a contributing member of a team.
  • The candidate must have experience in the following areas:
    • Strong skills in management, project management, leadership, communication, systems engineering, and engineering technical disciplines with a desire to train and mentor others
    • Detailed knowledge and application of systems engineering processes, flow down of system requirements, and system verification/validation planning
    • Demonstrates broad technical expertise and application of engineering principles and practice
    • Ability to organize, plan, and coordinate workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones
    • Significant experience in project leadership, and project execution based on cost, schedule and performance requirements
    • Ability to author and implement project specific IMS and PMP products
    • Contract orientation: understand and apply statement of work requirements, familiarize stakeholders with contract and organization requirements.

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

Other Qualifications

  • Experience and demonstrated skill in proposal development is desired.
  • Strong verbal and written skills including skilled presentation experience to management and customers is desired.

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

In order to enter Dynetics facilities in the U.S. and to attend Dynetics events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption on file for COVID-19. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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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