Engineer-Navigation, Guidance and Control

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a qualified Engineer (Navigation Guidance and Control)  for its Avionics Hypersonics line of business. 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 Product Engineering Avionics Department is a group of engineers specializing in advanced hardware products. The selected candidate will support the Common Hypersonic Glide Body program (C-HGB). The C-HGB is a weapon system that uses a booster rocket motor to accelerate to well-above hypersonic speeds and then jettisons the expended rocket booster. The C-HGB is the next major strategic weapons capability for long-range precision fires and will counter and gain a lead on our adversaries' technological advances in this field.

The successful candidate will serve as a NG&C Lead that will handle all aspects of autopilot and navigation components for production of C-HGB.  The candidate will support production and test of flight hardware along with developing the equipment and tools to support the production process. The candidate will support/oversee development of test equipment and test processes as well as review of test results. This includes working with other IPT areas to collect and review data, and assisting with Technical Data Package documentation of C-HGB flight computer components.  In addition, the candidate will need to support equipment installation and testing during AI&T process, including troubleshooting and potential onsite repairs/rework.  The candidate will assist in preparation of RFP for component manufacturing, including parts management, quality, and documentation, and establishing test requirements along with providing supplier surveillance during manufacturing and testing to include Non-Compliance Reports and quality issues.  Work will be conducted in an integration/production facility along with a laboratory environment.

The individual must be a self-starter with experience working with inter-disciplinary teams to solve challenging technical problems. 

The ideal candidate will thrive in a learning environment that encourages leadership and technical growth.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited institution
  • Candidate must have 4+ years experience in an electronics design and manufacturing environment
  • Candidate must have experience with Ethernet, communications, Pulse Code Modulation and CAN bus
  • Candidate must have experience with Navigation Guidance and Control electronics
  • Candidate must have demonstrated experience effectively communicating within a team environment, which will include design, test, and manufacturing engineers.
  • Candidate must have experience in the manufacturing and testing of large electronic/electrical components for aerospace application.
  • Organizational skills to document designs, assist with Technical Data Packages (TDP) and support production and test of C-HGB NG&C components
  • 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 Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited institution with a 3.0 or higher GPA

Preference shown to candidates who possess a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university

Preference shown to candidates who possess 8+ years experience in an electronics design and manufacturing environment

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:
01.01.02-2022-41
Closing Date:
01/31/2023

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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