SR PRINCIPAL SYSTEMS ENGINEER - DOD Secret Clearance

Various Locations 

DoD Secret Clearance Required (or active within past 24 months)  - Sr. Principal Systems Engineer provides requirements definition and design at the system, subsystem, and component level. The objective is to utilize our client’s current expertise to create combat solutions for naval and missile defense radar system design. Must have experience in the design combat system and platform architecture and integration; operational analysis and simulation modeling research and development; software-intensive system engineering; cyber solutions; and algorithm development for signal processing, tracking and discrimination systems.

Must have a minimum of 8 years professional radar system engineering experience to include knowledge of Electronic Attack (EA) / Electronic Protect (EP) techniques Knowledge of Digital RF Memory capabilities and counters Experience in successfully developing and documenting EP capabilities Ability to model and simulate EA/EP techniques in Matlab or similar tools.

Required Skills: 10+ years of experience in system/software engineering Subject Matter Expertise in one or more of the following radar systems (AN/TPY-2, SBX, Cobra Dane, UEWR) Familiarity with distributed computing systems and/or real-time computing/messaging systems. Knowledge of system/software development life cycles and agile development practices. Experience developing System Engineering artifacts such as architectural roadmaps Familiarity with UNIX, and/or Linux operating systems. Ability to work at a government facility within a multi-contractor team environment. Strong verbal/written communication skills.

AEROSPACE & DEFENSE - DOD & TOP SECRET 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

PROGRAM CHIEF MECHANICAL ENGINEER - U.S. Security Clearance

Location: New England

Our client is currently seeking a Program Chief Mechanical Engineer for their Engineering Divisions which provides engineering design, integration and production to a wide range of hardware in Combat  Defense Systems (IDS).

This Department leads mechanical design, development and integration of platform systems. This includes shelter systems, hardware integration, cable & interconnections, as well as facility development & site integration.  The department is comprised of individuals with technical expertise and experience in hardware design, integration and production support.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Own, manage, maintain Technical Baseline control for all contracts

  • Manage Engineering execution to cost, schedule, technical requirements

  • Liaison with engineering organizations for acquiring the applicable skilled resources

  • Provide technical guidance to Program Managers

  • Provide technical advisory disposition for  Export/Import compliance

  • Review and approve program technical products (e.g. Configuration Control Board, Risk & Opportunity Management Board, Parts & Materials Control Board, etc)

  • Mentor and leads and engineers

  • Work in coordination with the Program office to interact with customer and end-user representatives in developing system requirements

 

Required Skills:    

 

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the field of Systems or Mechanical Engineering, or related technical discipline

  • Knowledge of Hardware and/or Systems development life cycle and development processes, methodologies, and tools

  • Demonstrated track record of developing customer relationships to fulfill their needs and ensure their satisfaction and continued business

  • Demonstrated consistency, accountability and flexibility managing multiple and competing priorities

  • Earned Value Management certification or equivalent experience

  • Willing & able to travel domestically and internationally to support customer reviews

 

Desired Skills:  

 

  • Experience with Integrated Air and Missile Defense systems or Radar Systems

  • Experience in concept of operations development and/or design of system level architecture

  • Experience with radar system concepts; detection, discrimination, track and signal processing

  • Experience with the development and coding of system models, and analysis tools in support of analyzing radar requirements and performance

  • Experience in security features and/or vulnerability of various operating systems

  • Experience working with  Matlab, C/C++, Java, or DOORS

  • Experience with identifying and managing risks and opportunities

  • Knowledge of and ability to work within the Agile Scrum development practice

  • Ability to organize, multi-task and prioritize tasks in a fast paced, deadline driven environment

  • Strong analytic, technical and problem solving skills

  • Previous military service

  • MS or PhD in Engineering, Science or Mathematics

Required Education (including Major):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline.

 

SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • mechanical / hardware engineering

  • systems development life cycle

  • earned value management

  • integrated product team lead

  • radar systems

  • air and missile defense

SCIENTIST, SYSTEMS PROGRAM ENGINEER Security Secret Clearance obtainable

Location: Los Angeles

The Succesful candidate will identify and/or define customers emerging needs and develop solutions to those needs. Will maintain a macro view of existing and emerging products and technologies. Possesses knowledge of the Electronic Warfare Systems/Electronic Support Measures (ESM) and Radar Engineering field. Will focus on breadth rather than depth.  This position will have technical interface to customers to discover, qualify, and pursue business opportunities. Will also bring mission understanding and value-added technical solutions to the customer.

 

Additionally, will focus on solving customer problems and developing architectural concepts.  Opportunity focused from pursuit through proposal.  Provides technical consultative guidance and direction for business development.

 

Knowledge / Skills

 

Working knowledge of Electronic Warfare and Radar systems

Have knowledge of modern radar signals and techniques and understanding of challenges with operation in dense electromagnetic environments

Broad technical skillset. Able to think “outside the box”

Able to grasp new and different concepts quickly

Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

Complexity

 

Develops/champions new ideas and technologies

Solves highly complex problems with significant business impact

Discretion / Latitude

 

Assignments are often self-initiated

Works under consultative direction for long-range strategic business objectives

Supervisory Relationships

 

Reports administratively to the director of engineering and establishes and receives strategic direction from the director of business development or business area.

Does not have any direct supervisory responsibility

Liaison

 

Interacts internally with management and customers on significant business matters.

Conducts briefings and technical meetings for top management and customer representatives.

Impact

 

Decisions would affect the strategic direction and public relations posture of the company.

Erroneous decisions or recommendations would result in failure to achieve strategic goals and objectives of the organization.

Scope

 

Customer-centric responsible for the creation, identification, pursuit, and capture of new business

Conducts research and works with appropriate departments to prepare bid analyses, reports, schedules, and quotes.

Supports business development initiatives including capturing new business

 

 

Minimum Education and Experience

 

Bachelor’s Degree and 12+ Years of technical program or business development related experience in a defense contracting environment and an advanced degree in engineering, science or related technical field.

PRINCIPAL RADAR SYSTEMS ENGINEER - DOD Secret Clearance

Location: New England & Southern California

We are currently seeking a Principal Radar Systems Engineer for our Defense Contractor. The candidate must have  general systems engineering expertise comprises architecting, requirements development, flow down and design, algorithm development, modeling and simulation, operations analysis and integration and test support.  Areas of expertise are radar, sensor, battle management solutions, command and control, and cyber security.

 

Responsibilities include 

Perform Systems Engineering tasks related to:

Systems Engineering Studies / Trades to determine solutions to technical issues

System Requirements Definition and Analysis

Algorithm Development

Requirements Documentation Updates

System Test and Analysis

Work in coordination with the Program office to interact with customer and end-user representatives in developing system requirements

Required Skills:    

 

Minimum of 8 years of experience in the field of Systems Engineering or related technical discipline

Knowledge of Systems and/or Software development life cycle and development processes, methodologies, and tools

Demonstrated consistency, accountability and flexibility managing multiple and competing priorities

Desired Skills:  

 

Experience with Battle Management Command, Control. Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (BMC4I) systems, Radar Systems, or signal processing techniques

Experience with system level requirements development, documentation and maintenance and/or requirements development and design of system level software architecture.

Experience with radar system concepts; detection, discrimination, track and signal processing algorithms and their behaviors and performance

Experience with the development and coding of system models, algorithms, test vectors and analysis tools in support of analyzing radar requirements and performance

Experience and interest in Information Assurance/Cyber Engineering requirements, determination, development, and implementation

Experience working with  Matlab, C/C++, Java, or DOORS

Knowledge of and ability to work within the Agile Scrum development practice

Previous military service

Excellent communication, technical writing, oral presentation, and interpersonal skills

Proven ability to interface with customers and lead technical solutions to complex user needs

Strong analytic, technical and problem solving skills

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