Artillery / Mortar Propulsion Systems Engineer
Position Location Mt. Arlington, NJ
Requisition # 19110
Huntington Ingalls Industries
HII-MDIS is currently seeking a Artillery / Mortar Propulsion Systems Engineer to work onsite at Picatinny Arsenal.
Duties and Responsibilities (to include but not be limited to the following):
Develop and apply advanced mechanical and energetics engineering design methods, theories, and research techniques to the investigation and solution of complex and advanced technical problems.
Plan, conduct, technically direct, and evaluate projects or major phases of significant projects, including coordinating the efforts of engineers and technical support staff.
Analyze, evaluate, and plan a method of approach and organize the means to achieve solutions to complex technical problems.
Conduct investigations and tests of considerable complexity.
Review literature, and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects and recommend corrections to technical applications and analyses.
Evaluate vendor capabilities to provide required products or services and provide technical consultation to other organizations. Collaborate with other systems engineers to reach overall effective weapons systems propulsion designs.
Qualifications and Experience:
-Experience with current and legacy artillery and mortar propulsion systems and associated periphery components.
-Experience with cannon propulsion system planning and acquisition planning, decision making, and risk assessment regarding propulsion system design, prototyping, development, test and evaluation and fielding for artillery propulsion system life cycle requirements.
-Knowledge of propulsion system interfaces and other components, including cannons, breeches, projectiles, and conventional and precision fuses and primers.
-Must possess a Security clearance.
-Degree in engineering field related to weapon systems propulsion.
Experience with facilitating project officer needs and directions for a team to expeditiously determine and execute the best course of execution to meet schedule and required performance.
Knowledge of cannon and artillery systems including optimized propellants ignition or energy release, ballistics elements, pressure differentials, pressure waves, muzzle velocity, cannon tube configurations, combustion residue or by-products and related cannon system longevity, self-boosted or non-boosted projectile configurations and related system life, and temperature and muzzle velocity characteristics as related to various projectiles and propulsion systems.
Ability to capture, arrange, model and document increased performance cannon artillery design process.
Must possess and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per HII requirements.
Huntington Ingalls Industries is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.
Huntington Ingalls Industries