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Senior Project Engineer


Senior Network Engineer


Huntsville, Alabama, United States


Leidos Dynetics, is seeking a talented Senior Project Engineer to join our Space Exploration team in Huntsville, AL. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Leidos Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

As a core member of the team, you will play a valuable part in supporting and executing docking system capabilities for a variety of customers. You will be required to support multiple tasks in parallel, productively contribute to and lead team environments, and communicate effectively to management, coworkers, and customers. You must also be self-motivated and highly organized with a focus on managing customer expectations with a constant goal of generating high quality products that exceed stakeholder expectations.

Primary Responsibilities:

The process of docking spacecraft in space is a critical capability for many current and new missions being envisioned both by NASA and the commercial space industry. The Docking Systems Project Engineer will have a key impact on program execution and design, certification, and operation of docking systems and will:

  • Directly support program management office in successful execution of all aspect of the program(s) including cost, schedule, procurement, integration, resource management
  • Provide insight to and oversight of the design, analysis, test, manufacturing, and operation of docking systems
  • Assist the systems engineering team with requirements management to assess conflicts, gaps, and adequate flow down and decomposition of the program requirements
  • Participate in design/test/certification reviews
  • Preparation and/or review of variances, exceptions and/or waivers to NASA requirements
  • Work in a team environment, oversee team status on progress and issues, and elevate as needed for support

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in Systems, Mechanical, Aerospace, or Electrical Engineering from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of 8-10 years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and eight (8) years of direct engineering experience
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience with hardware and/or operations in direct engineering experience on space vehicles
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, be able to work in a team, and develop cooperative relationships
  • Structural or mechanical system design experience including familiarity with design and analysis tools and testing methods
  • Ability to track multiple tasks and prioritize work independently
  • Self-motivation and quick learner to adapt to the broad array of subjects and issues encountered
  • Experience with supply chain management and ability to work with suppliers to help them meet both hardware and non-hardware deliverable requirements
  • Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or be willing to relocate.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with, or exposure to, docking systems and docking operations
  • A working knowledge and experience with ISS, and/or Commercial Crew design and verification documentation and requirements
  • Working knowledge of NASA, ISS standards, practices and requirements including safety, fault tolerance, FMEAs and unique disciplines (i.e. mechanisms, Structures, Materials, etc.)
  • Experience with using CAD tools to open and manipulate CAD models or STP files in Creo
  • Project Engineering experience/background or a desire to learn project engineering

Original Posting Date:


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.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $87,100.00 - $157,450.00

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.