Sr. Technical Project Engineer

Clearance Level
Engineering (General)
Huntsville, Alabama

REQ#: RQ44235

GDIT is seeking a Sr. Technical Project Advisor to join our team in Huntsville, AL. The qualified applicant will cover project lead, systems engineering and technical analysis on multiple platform aircraft systems and projects from aircraft modifications, overhauls and commercial products installations.

Candidate will support system performance and analysis activities for the Cargo Utility platform Product Office, to include but not limited to technical development, design, parts integration, test, and evaluation of multiple Army weapon systems.

Experience in US ARMY program office is desired, to include; PM ASE, PM Cargo, PM Utility, PM Apache.  Fundamental understanding of rotor aircraft dynamics and controls, flight mechanics, aerodynamics and propulsion is a plus. Experience with Mi-17 and UH-60 variant aircraft highly desired.

Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between Technical project management and planning, Technical teams, and line management. Reviews status of projects and budgets, manages schedules, and prepares status reports. Assesses project technical issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers. 

Participate as a member of Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) ensuring application of systems and airworthiness principles through aircraft lifecycle phases.

  • Provide technical input as needed on weapons, sensors, airframe, avionics, propulsion, drive systems software, maintenance practices and performance of the aircraft.
  • Provide input as a member of the Foreign Military Sales Team
  • Provides technical advice on maintenance practices
  • Assists in inspection and delivery of aircraft
  • Ensuring all areas (Tech, Log, Test, Systems Engineering, AED) are included in the planning, budgeting
  • Manage FMS projects as assigned by MASPO
  • Overall management of testing  (scheduling, funding, and documentation)
  • Review and provide input on test and evaluation documentation such as AWRs, test plans, and test reports
  • Monitor testing to include coordination of test events
  • Help write Statements of Work, CDRLs, Budget estimate (Independent Government Estimates)
  • Establishing and updating Project Management Review briefing charts

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA or equivalent + 5 yrs related experience, or 10 yrs of relative experience in a related aircraft platform.  Experience can be substituted for education.  FAA license or military helicopter pilot experience is a plus.

An active Secret clearance is required for this position.

This position will require OCONUS travel..

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.