Project Engineer in Test
Test stands and liquid rocket engines
Posted on 4/3/2024
ALTEN Technology

201-500 employees

Multidisciplinary engineering & technology services
Company Overview
ALTEN Technology USA distinguishes itself through a multidisciplinary approach to engineering services, leveraging a diverse team of over 600 experts to advance critical sectors including aerospace, medtech, and autonomous vehicles. The company's integration with Syncroness expands its capabilities, offering clients a comprehensive suite of services for complex product development and technology projects. ALTEN's involvement in high-profile projects, such as space exploration and the development of medical devices, positions it at the forefront of technological progress within its industry niches.
Automotive & Transportation
Consulting
Energy

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

1988

Headquarters

Greensboro, North Carolina

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

11%

1 year growth

18%

2 year growth

23%
Locations
Huntsville, AL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
CategoriesNew
QA & Testing
Automation Testing
Quality Assurance
Requirements
  • S./M.S. Degree in Engineering
  • 3-5+ years of experience in General Rocket or Combustion Engine hardware fabrication, precision assembly, and testing
  • Experience with large test stands and/or Liquid Rocket Engine design, development, and testing
  • Possess high attention to detail and strong organizational/coordination skills
  • Strong knack for troubleshooting and quick thinking to keep the project moving forward
  • Working knowledge of configuration management principles and practices
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build trusting, inclusive and effective working relationships
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum
Responsibilities
  • Develop and/or maintain project plans for engine testing and risk burn-down
  • Coordinate configuration changes with upstream and downstream stakeholders
  • Assess programmatic impact of configuration change requests
  • Create and manage line of balance for hardware and key equipment to support upcoming tests
  • Partner with manufacturing engineering, contribute to development of detailed procedures and help establish a roadmap to rate production
  • Respond to unexpected changes to ensure test activities stay on schedule, on budget, and are completed with high-quality and documented build pedigree
  • Coordinate with procurement, internal and external manufacturing to ensure that hardware priorities are well understood and are actively managed to support the need dates
  • Identify schedule-critical hardware, equipment, people, and facilities; resolve constraints
  • Develop recovery strategies when non-conformances or other escapes are identified
  • Identify risks and develop mitigation plans
  • Develop schedule and budget; manage and report progress
  • Develop and report key project metrics