Risk Manager

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Risk 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.

The Risk Manager will initiate, analyze, and manage risks for product development programs associated with the DoD, DARPA, NASA, and commercial applications. The selected candidate will interface with program management, design engineers, program stakeholders, and customers to support a program’s systems engineering needs throughout its design life cycle. The selected candidate will present the risks they manage to the customer and company executive leadership in formal risk reviews and may serve as a customer liaison in many of their programs.

The Risk Manager will work in a matrixed organization at Dynetics, supporting multiple programs at once in a variety of engineering fields with all different team environments, from the large-scale programs that Dynetics is the prime contractor for, like the Hypersonics Weapons Program and High Energy Laser Program, to smaller-scale programs for which Dynetics provides support as a subcontractor to companies in the top 100 DoD contractors. The candidate will join a diverse team of systems engineers and model-based systems engineers within Dynetics and have the opportunity to work on programs from their preferred background, as well as challenge themselves by working on programs outside of their expertise.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university with 3.0 or higher GPA.
  • Candidate must have experience in initiating, analyzing, and managing risks for complex programs. 
  • Candidate must have strong task management skills (the ability to manage/task a team to meet program/management expectations). 
  • Candidate must have experience with tracking and monitoring the cost impacts of risks. 
  • Position requires candidates to be capable of performing in a collaborative engineering environment working closely with multi-disciplinary teams - including program management, subcontractors, and stakeholders.
  • 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 is shown to candidates with at least 2 years of systems engineering, project management, or engineering management experience. 
  • Experience supporting DoD, NASA, or DARPA program
  • MagicDraw and/or other Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) modeling tools
  • DOORS and/or other requirements database tools

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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