Position Description

Junior Aerospace Engineer - Huntsville, AL
Location Huntsville, AL
Company Order Number 2021-109HV
# of openings 1
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Provides fundamental understanding of vehicle dynamics and controls, flight mechanics, aerodynamics and propulsion, coupled with a solid base of programming experience.  Utilizes skills in the creation of detailed models and complete end-to-end simulations, to include: strategic/tactical missile systems (foreign and domestic), glide munitions and manned/unmanned vehicles.  Functions as a team player on a highly technical team of multi-disciplined engineers.  
Provides accurate and timely analysis of flight vehicle systems' performance and capabilities. Employs strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as exceptional attention to detail.  Initiates, works, and coordinates multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • ABET accredited BS in an Engineering discipline
  • Minimum 1 year related experience
  • Understanding and application of computer programming knowledge (Python, C++, Java, MATLAB).
  • Experience in vehicle flight dynamics, modeling & simulation, analysis, and problem-solving
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Some travel
  • Ability to obtain and maintain security clearance


  • MS degree in technical or scientific field
  • Fundamental understanding of vehicle dynamics and controls, flight mechanics, aerodynamics and propulsion, coupled with a solid base of programming experience
  • Experience with Integrated Flight Simulations, 6-DOF simulations, and System of Systems simulations
  • Experience in MATLAB and/or Simulink development, modeling, and analysis

Necessary Competencies

  • Honesty, superior ethics
  • Interpersonal savvy, excellent communication skills
  • Ability to be a team player
  • Initiative
  • Positive attitude
  • Professionalism


Awards:  INTUITIVE’s many awards showcase our success at building a professional and well-rounded culture of excellence.  Awards include Best Small and Medium Companies to Work for in the U.S. in Fortune Magazine, Huntsville Best Places to Work, National Prime Contractor of the Year Award, Best for Vets in Military Times Edge Magazine, Top 50 Companies in America for Workers over 50, Torch Award for Ethics, Family Friendly Business Award, Fit Friendly Company Award, and more.  Employees take great pride in these validations of our success.

Giving Back:  Giving in the community includes investment of time and effort, as well as monetary action.  Very thoughtful in our choices, we focus on helping children and the elderly, as we feel they are most often overlooked.  This approach results in meaningful employee involvement as we volunteer at a local school, support organizations that care for the homebound, assist groups that care for homeless children and families, support veteran  organizations and activities, et al.  Employee feedback shares how very rewarding such activities are.

Fun:  Our natural atmosphere of camaraderie and professionalism fosters our coming together to enjoy many events, the success of which is evidenced by great turn-out, lots of fun, and wonderful feedback.

Focus on Health:  Very health-conscious from the top down, we incorporate many types of health-related events and activities, resulting in positive impact on health-care cost outcomes.  We are a proud winner of the Fit Friendly Company Award from the American Heart Association.

Incentives:  A robust focus on recognition for performance, accomplishments, and creativity is part of our attracting and retaining skilled and talented individuals, supporting our outstanding retention rates.

Continuing Education:  Close attention to the development of our employees and supporting them in many avenues of continuing education are a part of our company fabric, and result in the furthering of the caliber of our capabilities as well as the satisfaction of our employees.

Disability Accommodation for Applicants -- Intuitive Research and Technology Corporation 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 alternative email address or phone number to contact us about your interest in employment at INTUITIVE: sonya.tolliver@irtc-hq.com or Sonya Tolliver, 256 922-9300 x1113. Our process is to respond and to work with the requestor to identify a workable accommodation to the application process.


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