Aerospace Engineer, Senior - UASPO - 36626 in Huntsville, AL at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/9/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/9/2021
  • Job ID:
    36626

Job Description

Position Summary

Under general supervision, performs engineering work related to the design and supervising of the construction of aircrafts and associated parts such as airframe, auxiliaries, communication equipment, controls, fuselage, and power plant. Analyzes results of stress tests on various aircraft and missile parts and conducts research to determine flight characteristics.

This position will support the PEO Aviation UAS Program Office in Huntsville, AL. The Army PEO Aviation designs, develops, delivers, and supports advanced aviation capabilities.

Duties and Responsibilities  

Applies advanced technical concepts, techniques, and procedures to lead a project team in the development of technical products. Identifies and documents project functional requirements. Defines and organizes a proposed project into the tasks and activities needed to solve the problems being addressed. Schedules work to meet completion dates and technical specifications. Regularly provides technical guidance and oversight to lower level technical staff.

Receives guidance and training from more experienced technical staff.  Plans, results, and work products are reviewed by senior technical staff. 

Prepares input to technical reports, status reports, letters, technical memoranda, contract reports and formal briefings.  

Provides input and support to larger intra-organizational proposal development efforts. May have some exposure to and provide input to inter-organizational technical and business development activities.

Complies with applicable quality and security procedures in the performance of duties. Provides recommendations for improvements to existing quality systems or applicable company procedures and guidelines.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering or a related scientific discipline plus 7 years relevant work experience.  Master’s degree preferred. 

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for comparable work experience.  Work experience may be adjusted based on education, or highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Demonstrated command of engineering principles, methods, and techniques in area of expertise.

Advanced knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software.

Effective customer and organizational level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite programs, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


Security Clearance: Secret

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