Careers with CKS Technologies!

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We are always interested in individuals with expertise in the structural, thermal, mechanical and electrical design and systems engineering technical areas who are seeking a stimulating, challenging, employee-oriented work environment.

CKS was founded with the confidence that a group of dedicated people can impact the world. It ensures that our employees at CKS feel encouraged, nurtured, challenged and connected. We believe a successful corporate culture is important and our employees are valued.

Our team is why we exist, expertise is what we do, innovation sets us apart, our corporate culture connects us and management leads and supports. We are a team that strives to provide excellence for our customers, encouragement for our employees and establish a positive impact on our community in which we live and work.

If you would like to learn more about a career with CKS, please submit your resume to info@cks-tech.com, fill out the contact form below or upload your resume below. We welcome your resume at any time.

CKS offers its employees a competitive package of excellent employee benefits. Our goal is to provide our employees with the right combination of benefits to meet their individual and family needs.

Please refer to the list to the right for the benefits we currently offer.

Positions Available

Structural Analyst

Location: Huntsville, AL, United States
Job Description: CKS Technologies is seeking qualified candidates for Structural Analysis Engineer.
Primary Responsibilities: Your duties as an engineer will include (but are not limited to):

Verify structural integrity by using analytical methods, finite element models/simulations and other analysis tools, serve on a structural analysis team, organize structural analysis work to assure total compliance with structural integrity and stability requirements, conduct complex stress analyses of missile structure, and work in a team environment collaborating with other engineering disciplines.

Basic Qualifications (Required):

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in engineering from an accredited course of study
  • Experience working with stress/structural analysis methods including manual hand calculations and tools such as Finite Element Analysis
  • Excellent strength reporting writing skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Missile experience a plus
  • This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship.

Typical Education / Experience: Degree and typical experience in engineering classification - Bachelor's 6 or more years' experience, Master's with 4 or more years' experience or PhD with 2 or more years' experience. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Relocation: This position is based in Huntsville, AL and does not offer relocation assistance. Applicants must reside in area or be willing to relocate at their own expense.


Thermal Analyst

Location: Huntsville, AL, United States
Job Description: CKS Technologies is seeking qualified candidates for Thermal Analysis Engineer.
Primary Responsibilities: Your duties as an engineer will include (but are not limited to):

Air Flow Distribution Modeling, Liquid Flow Distribution Modeling, Thermal Requirements Management & Coordination, Flight Testing Planning & Support, Component Qualification Test Support and Documentation, Conceptual Thermal Design Development, Thermal Finite Element Modeling, Shielding/Insulation Design

Basic Qualifications (Required):

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in engineering from an accredited course of study
  • Thermal Modeling experience with Thermal Desktop or other Thermal/Fluid Modeling Software

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Thermal Finite Element Modeling of Missiles and Experience with CFD Modeling
  • This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship.

Typical Education / Experience: Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's 6 or more years' experience, Master's with 4 or more years' experience or PhD with 2 or more years' experience. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Relocation: This position is based in Huntsville, AL and does not offer relocation assistance. Applicants must reside in area or be willing to relocate at their own expense.


Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Huntsville, AL, United States
Job Description: CKS Technologies is seeking qualified candidates for Mechanical Design Engineer.
Primary Responsibilities: Your duties as an engineer will include (but are not limited to):

  • Develops, integrates and documents structural system requirements to establish the system design
  • Develops, maintains and modifies structural system and component designs, using 3-D Computer Aided Design tools and/or other design methods, to provide product definition to other engineering groups, production operations, suppliers and external customers throughout the product lifecycle
  • Leads performance, integration and analysis of tests to validate and verify systems and components meet requirements and specifications
  • Manages supplier development, test and production activities and coordinates with the supplier to optimize the design and achieve program goals
  • Assists with investigation of emerging technologies to develop concepts for future product designs to meet projected requirements
  • Provides support to product assembly and integration activities
  • Helps resolve programmatic and technical problems that would affect cost, schedule, and performance. The individual should be goal-oriented and have a strong work ethic. The ability to multi-task and work in a team environment is essential. Work is accomplished in many cases within a multi-company team environment with customer participation. Knowledge and experience with mechanical design principles and systems, mechanical components, advanced mechanical analyses, and basic or advanced mechanical test equipment and standard equipment are preferred. The ability to develop solutions to a wide range of complex technical problems, requiring ingenuity and innovation is necessary.

Basic Qualifications (Required):

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in engineering from an accredited course of study
  • Experience working with mechanical design methods and CAD tools

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Missile experience a plus, experience with NX a plus
  • This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship.

Typical Education / Experience: Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's 6 or more years' experience, Master's with 4 or more years' experience or PhD with 2 or more years' experience. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Relocation: This position is based in Huntsville, AL and does not offer relocation assistance. Applicants must reside in area or be willing to relocate at their own expense.


Test Engineer

Location: Huntsville, AL, United States
Job Description: CKS Technologies is seeking qualified candidates for Test Engineer.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assists in demonstrating the effectiveness of test methods
  • Develops simple test procedures, and instrumentation and configuration definition needed to perform the test and minimize risk.
  • Designs component and sub-assembly level hardware or software and uses analytical tools to verify the design.
  • Assists in coordinating the manufacture and assembly of test hardware.
  • Identifies solutions to basic problems and supports the development of metrology processes, methods, and tools.
  • Supports development of test debrief material.
  • Participates in evaluation of test performance data.
  • Reviews test data for accuracy, quality and/or fidelity prior to delivery to customer.
  • Alerts supervisor to off-nominal data.
  • Prepares test reports for review.

Basic Qualifications (Required):

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in engineering from an accredited course of study
  • More than 2 years of experience conducting testing in a lab or production environment.

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • More than 2 years of experience performing integration and testing on missiles.
  • Prototyping experience.
  • Training or experience with XML, LabView or Matlab.
  • Experience scripting activities in a Linux or Windows environment.
  • Experience developing test scripts or performing software development tasks in XML or equivalent.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship.

Typical Education / Experience: Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's 6 or more years' experience, Master's with 4 or more years' experience or PhD with 2 or more years' experience. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Relocation: This position is based in Huntsville, AL and does not offer relocation assistance. Applicants must reside in area or be willing to relocate at their own expense.

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CKS Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. CKS Technologies does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring or terms or conditions of employment on the basis of race, religious creed, color, age, sex, gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. CKS Technologies also provides reasonable accommodations to disabled individuals to assist in the hiring process and to qualified individuals with disabilities in the performance of essential job functions, as required by federal, state or local law. CKS Technologies is committed to reasonable accommodation of individuals’ religious beliefs and practices and reasonable accommodation of individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and require assistance to complete the application process (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance), please contact us at CKS Technologies.