Warhead Design Engineer in Huntsville, AL



$80K - $100K


Mechanical Engineering


5 - 7 years

Job Description

Position Description

Dynetics, an employee-owned company, is seeking a talented warhead engineer to support the design, development, testing, and analysis of warheads and lethal mechanisms for DoD customers. Candidate will utilize broad engineering knowledge to perform engineering design and analyses in support of warhead development and test programs. Activities will include CAD design, hydrodynamic modeling and analysis, test definition, test data analysis, coordination with lethality analysts, overseeing fabrication of prototype hardware, coordination with test agencies, test planning, and documentation of test and analyses.

IND3Basic Qualifications

Candidate must be a US citizen, and must be a resident of the Huntsville, AL area or be willing to relocate to the Huntsville, AL area.

Position requires a Bachelor's degree in Mechnical Engineering or other related discipline from an ABET accredited university with 5-10 years of experience.

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Valid through: 2020-1-20

About Dynetics

Dynetics is an American private(employee-owned), applied science, and information technology company headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama. Its primary customers are the United States Department of Defense, the United States Intelligence Community, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Herschel Matheny and Dr. Steve Gilbert founded Dynetics in 1974. During the 1980s, Dynetics expanded to include electro-optic and infrared sensors, missile systems analysis and design, software development, modeling and simulation, and foreign material exploitation of radars, missiles, and missile seekers. In the 1990s, Dynetics continued to grow its core business, and expanded into the automotive supply industry as a provider of electrical test systems. Since 2000, Dynetics has been selling information technology (IT) and cybersecurity services, including winning a contract to provide IT services to NASAs Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC). The company entered the space business with the development of the FASTSAT (Fast Affordable Science and Technology Satellite) micro-satellite and the purchase of Orion Propulsion. Its space business continued to grow with the SLS (Space Launch System) contract with NASA.
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