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PeopleTec Senior Research Scientist (#1684432) in Huntsville, Alabama

Senior Research Scientist (#1684432)

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  • 22-Feb-2021 to 23-Apr-2021 (PST)

  • Huntsville, AL, USA

  • Full Time

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PeopleTec, Inc. is seeking a Senior Research Scientist to support our Huntsville, AL operations.


Our Senior Research Scientist will plan, perform, lead, and document multi-disciplined research supporting the development of materials, structures, lethal mechanisms, and models and simulations supporting the design and analysis of weapons systems. Primary duties include performing multi-disciplined research and development of modeling approaches and algorithms predictive of material response in to heating / thermal stimulus and high speed acceleration, impact, penetration, and damage events. This research and development requires a detailed knowledge of state-of-the-art fast-running and computational approaches predictive of material response. Additionally, a thorough knowledge of testing techniques appropriate to phenomenological through complex system performance and effectiveness events is required. The Senior Research Scientist will direct team members in the disciplines, models, and tools required for each tasked project. The Senior Research Scientist will be expected to publish results, as appropriate, in industry-leading publications and refereed conferences. Efforts will be performed at our corporate office with extensive interaction with combined Government and contractor teams.


The candidate will support and participate in program reviews, briefings, workshops and working groups. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.


Required Skills:

  • At least 20 years of demonstrated experience performing research and development in weapon system design, analysis, and performance assessment

  • Software development experience in multiple languages

  • Computational modeling training and experience

  • Extensive and demonstrated publications in multiple venues

  • Demonstrated experience leading teams of varying disciplines and skill levels

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and possess at least a SECRET security clearance with the Department of Defense (or equivalent)


Desired Skills:

  • Three dimensional coordinate transformation and visualization function experience


Education and/or Certifications:

A completed Doctorate in Engineering (mechanical or aerospace), Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics from an accredited university is required. The Engineering degree is preferred.

People First. Technology Always.

PeopleTec, Inc. is an employee-owned small business founded in Huntsville, AL that provides exceptional customer support by employing and retaining a highly skilled workforce.

Culture: The name "PeopleTec" was deliberately chosen to remind us of our core value system - our people. Our company's foundation was built on placing our employees and customers first. With an award-winning atmosphere, we have matured into a company that boasts the best and brightest across multiple technical fields.

Career: At PeopleTec, we value your long-term goals. Whether it's through our continuing-education opportunities, our robust training programs, or our "People First" benefits package, PeopleTec truly believes that our best investments are our people.

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PeopleTec, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in its job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following email address, and/or phone number (256.319.3800) to contact us about your interest in employment with PeopleTec, Inc.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. PeopleTec, Inc. participates in E-Verify.