Electrical Design and Integration Engineer

Huntsville, Alabama
Feb 12, 2024
Feb 14, 2024
Engineering, Electrical
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Electrical Design and Integration 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.

The Product Engineering Department is a design-focused group of engineers specializing in advanced hardware-based solutions. The individual selected for this position will be an engineer responsible for design and integration activities at the unit, sub-system, and system levels for complex electromechanical systems. The individual must be a self-starter with experience working with inter-disciplinary teams to solve challenging technical problems. Experience with Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) design is a plus. The engineer will work closely with electronic assemblies integrated into a diverse range of aerospace and military systems including manned/unmanned ground/air vehicles, missiles, defensive radars, and space systems.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Perform all aspects of electromechanical system development from developing/deriving requirements to employing appropriate techniques for design, fabrication, integration, and test
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team engaged in the development of complex electromechanical systems for DoD/Aerospace applications
  • Develop system interface definitions and resulting documentation (i.e. Interface Control Drawings, etc.)
  • Oversee the specification, design, and manufacture/procurement of system cabling
  • Perform design trade studies and analysis to determine the best approach to meet challenging performance, cost, and schedule constraints
  • Plan and execute integration and test activities to ensure successful unit, sub-system, and system assembly, integration, and test
  • Brief technical aspects of system design, integration, or test plans and activities to customers and other external stakeholders at formal program reviews
  • Provide technical input to program leadership during the planning and execution of engineering projects

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

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited institution
  • 4+ years of experience with design, integration, and test of electronic/electrical or electromechanical systems or 2+ years with MS degree
  • Working knowledge of design engineering principles, theories, and concepts
  • Hands-on laboratory experience with with instrumentation and test equipment
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Position requires candidate to be capable of performing in a collaborative engineering environment working closely with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated experience managing time effectively while supporting multiple projects simultaneously

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 Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university

Preference shown to candidates who have experience and/or working knowledge of:
  • Design, assembly, integration and test of laser weapon system beam directors
  • Experience in the development, integration, test and production of EO, IR and laser systems
  • Experience with control systems for beam direction and auto alignment
  • Design engineering for aerospace or military systems
  • Custom electronics development and test from board to system-level
  • Leading technical teams including defining technical direction and estimating cost/schedule
  • Systems engineering principles and methodologies

Pay Range: Pay Range $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Original Posting Date: 11/30/2023

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.