Alion is searching for a Lead Aerospace Engineer to join our team in Huntsville, Alabama to provide technical expertise and leadership on a project at the US Army, Program Executive Office (PEO) for Aviation. PEO AVN has responsibility for the planning, managing, coordinating, and executing of a comprehensive system safety program for all manned and unmanned Aviation platforms.
This position requires both a tactical understanding of the capability being developed and integrated as well as the technical acumen in Aviation equipment, production methods, development processes, and support methodologies. The position requires demonstrated leadership skills with a proven track-record of meeting objectives and satisfying customer requirements.
Candidates should be familiar with Army acquisition programs like the future long-range assault aircraft, short-range reconnaissance aircraft, the improved turbine engine program, the assured position navigation and timing effort and the Army attack helicopter. Candidate will plan and coordinate activities concerned with investigating and resolving customers' reports of technical problems with aircraft or aerospace vehicles. Evaluates new technologies for application in improving design of aerospace systems. Plans, coordinate, direct, and evaluate testing of aerospace systems. Performs risk assessment of aerospace systems and generate risk mitigation plans and strategies.
Also, knowledgeable The preferred candidate would also be familiar with the Army independent system safety hazard assessments, identifying risks and the plan to minimize or mitigate them, family of systems, system of systems, and open architectures that enable affordable and rapid fielding of the new family of helicopters that will mark a generational turning point in the future of rotary wing aircraft. The candidate will be required to help evaluate impacts of subsystem and component modifications on the system safety of a platform, ensuring safety hazards associated with a modification are identified, assessed, and eliminated or mitigated to the lowest possible level. Candidates should be familiar system safety programs that utilize the following: AR 385-10, DA PAM 385-16, MIL-STD-882, SAE ARP4754, and SAE ARP4761.
The Lead Engineer will also be required to direct and coordinate activities of engineering or technical staff.
Basic Qualifications: This position requires an Aerospace Engineering Bachelor's degree and 10 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 7 years of relevant experience.
Clearance Requirement - SECRET with the ability to have a TS/SCI ?CJ
Security Clearance: TS/SCI w/Poly