Electrical System Engineer - Platform Integration in Sterling Heights, MI at DCS

Date Posted: 11/27/2022

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Job Description

The Electrical System Engineer will provide technical leadership in the integration of C4ISR (Command, Control, Communication, Computer, Intelligence Surveillance and Recon) equipment onto US Army Ground Combat Systems.

Essential Job Functions:

Provide electrical, mechanical and software input into Combat Vehicle system performance specifications, validation methods, and development timelines.

Lead a combined project team of government and contract employees located in many different locations while meeting directed delivery dates to meet fielding requirements.

Develop briefs and white papers summarizing the risks for the systems and subsystems  assigned.

Evaluate the progress of contractors against the tailored entry/exit criteria for design reviews.

Develop Statements of Work (SOWs) and evaluating the contractor's performance to those SOWs.

Develop detailed performance specifications based on high level capability requirements. 

Work in a team environment with our Army customer and DCS Engineers.

Develop or manage the development of Milestone Documentation. 

Coordinate with government personnel to plan and coordinate system level testing. 

Analyze, troubleshoot, and resolve problems encountered during vehicle level testing.

Develop Subject Matter Expertise on a variety of combat vehicle subsystems.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Bachelor's degree in Engineering with 5 years of experience.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.

Experience with embedded, or on-board, vehicle computer systems such as Multi-Function Displays, Power Distribution and Management, Drivers Vision or SA Enhancement.

Familiar with Systems Engineering and Software Engineering processes.

Ability to travel to various customer and contractor facilities and test centers (10% Travel).

Desired Skills:

Familiar with DoD C4ISR Systems such as: BFT, SINCGARS, WIN-T and/or familiar with Network Operations or Tactical Intranet.

Familiar with military communications equipment for Ground Combat Vehicles.

Experience with one or more of the following: LabVIEW, CAN Bus, MIL-STD 1553, Ethernet, Serial Bus Interfaces.

Experience with US Army Ground Combat Vehicle System Electronics Hardware and Software.

Experience in Information Assurance, Computer Security, Risk Management Framework for Ground Combat/Military Systems.

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