Project Engineer


On Site
Full Time


Rapid prototyping
Product development
Computer hardware
Project finance
Project management
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Product design
Risk management
Configuration Management
Security clearance
Microsoft Project
Software deployment
Microsoft SharePoint
Life sciences
Life insurance
Personal development
Computational fluid dynamics
Control flow diagram

Job Details

CFD Research, a 100% employee-owned company, is seeking a highly skilled project engineer to work with the Test and Evaluation group in performing rapid prototyping and product development to support industry and government customers. In this role the project engineer will work with a fast-paced team to design and develop hardware and standards to support various stakeholders across CFD Research to ensure project and program success.
Project Engineer Job Responsibilities:
  • Determines project specifications by reviewing customer requirements and coordinating with customer and internal stakeholders
  • Develops and maintains project schedules
  • Monitors project performance through the establishment of key performance metrics
  • Analyzes project financial performance to determine key drivers and areas of opportunity
  • Maintains and develops project databases
  • Coordinates and develops project deliverables
  • Develops a robust understanding of the scope and content of the project
  • Works with the internal team to resolve issues

Basic Qualifications:
  • Previous experience working in a project management role
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Powepoint, Excel)
  • Experience in development of project schedules
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Understanding of product design lifecycle
  • Working familiarity with risk management, configuration management, requirements development, and verification planning
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security clearance
  • Demonstrated ability to build trusting, strategic and effective working relationships

  • Experience with EVMS
  • Understanding of how to develop and track program critical path
  • Experience in Microsoft Project
  • Experience in a manufacturing and/or test environment
  • Experience in build-up and deployment of project tools (SharePoint, Confluence, Teams, Access)

Location: This individual will work onsite in Hollywood, Alabama and may include trips to our Headquarters in nearby Huntsville, AL as needed.

About CFD Research: Since its inception in 1987, CFD Research has been a technology leader in engineering simulations and innovative designs. CFD Research has worked with government agencies, businesses, and academia to provide innovative solutions within the Aerospace & Defense, Biomedical & Life Sciences, and Energy & Materials industries. CFD Research has earned multiple national awards for successful application and commercialization of innovative technology prototypes, multi-physics simulation software, multi-disciplinary analyses, and expert support services. CFD Research's impressive three-year growth rate was high enough to recognize the company in the Inc. Magazine's 5000 for the second year in a row.

Benefits: CFD Research offers competitive salaries and excellent employee benefits, including an employer matching 401(k) and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). CFD Research offers a highly competitive insurance package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance. We offer company paid leave, compensation time, parental leave, long-term disability, accidental death and dismemberment, and life insurance. Performance appraisals occur twice a year and annual pay increases are based upon corporate goals, personal development, performance, and outstanding achievements. In addition, group and individual bonuses are awarded for exceptional performance.

CFD Research is an EO employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories
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