System Engineering & Integration (SE&I) Team Lead- Human Landing System

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics Space Systems Division is seeking a System Engineering & Integration (SE&I) Team Lead to join our diverse, highly skilled team to create unique solutions for complex problems involving space systems. The SE&I Team Lead has primary responsibility for leading system engineering, system integration, system analysis, and system test of flight hardware. Under system engineering, the person leads development and management of system- and subsystem-level requirements, definition and control of system- and element-level interfaces, and data and configuration management. Under system integration, the person oversees system modeling and simulation, concept of operations development and mission planning, and life cycle cost modeling. Under system analysis, the person is responsible for managing natural environments, integrated and induced loads, flight dynamics, and other system-level analyses. The person is responsible for development and documentation of system test plans and procedures. The person also manages certain specialty areas like parts, materials, and processes (PMP).

Dynetics is presently under contract to NASA for design and development of a Human Landing System (HLS) in preparation for NASA’s procurement of commercial services to land crew and cargo on the Moon as part of a sustained lunar presence. Dynetics intends to be a significant contributor to the U.S. national human space exploration enterprise and to stimulating and building a commercial cislunar economy. Current and planned near-term HLS efforts at Dynetics will form the foundation for those future activities. Dynetics Space Systems Division needs the most talented, most passionate managers, engineers, analysts, and technicians to achieve these objectives.

The position requires experience leading an SE&I team on a complex development program. The candidate will work in a team environment to support conceptual design through product implementation and must be able to lead the integration of flight hardware from diverse technical disciplines into a flight-certified vehicle that meets performance, schedule, and cost requirements.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must possess a B.S. or equivalent degree in engineering from an ABET-accredited university with at least ten (10) years of hardware development experience, at least five (5) years of SE&I experience with hardware development, and at least five (5) years as a team lead.
  • Experience as a systems engineering lead on a project or projects requiring requirements and derived-requirements development and tracking, development of hardware specifications, and flight hardware integration is required.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in the application of standard systems engineering process such as documented in NASA SP-2007, Department of Defense (DoD) Instruction 5000.02 series/Defense Acquisition Guidebook, or equivalent commercial processes.
  • Understanding development program data deliverable requirements, with experience working government contracts is needed.
  • Must be able to write clear, concise, and comprehensive technical reports and present results to multi-disciplinary teams and customer stakeholders.
  • Candidate must have demonstrated experience effectively communicating both verbally and in writing.
  • The ideal candidate has strong organization and communication (verbal and written) skills, is self-motivated, and is able to support, lead, and motivate interdisciplinary teams.

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

Other Qualifications

Preference will be shown to candidates who possess an M.S. or equivalent degree in engineering from an ABET-accredited university. Preference will be shown to candidates who have experience and/or knowledge of the following:

  • NASA, DoD, or other aerospace development projects
  • Integration of environmental, mechanical, and/or electrical hardware systems for NASA, DoD, or commercial programs
  • Human rating of space vehicles
  • Serving as PM, CE, and/or IPT Lead on previous space system development programs
  • Working as part of multi-company and multi-organizational development teams
  • Earned Value Management project experience

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:
01.50.97-2022-34
Closing Date:
09/30/2022

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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