Systems Engineer in Huntsville, AL at DCS

Date Posted: 7/3/2024

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Serves as System Engineer on assigned programs.

Essential Functions:

Manages systems engineering activities including requirements analyses, functional analyses, design solutions formulation, systems analysis and control, and generation and maintenance of systems architecture products. 

Applies system engineering principles and procedures to translate quantified needs/requirements into system performance parameters and the identification of system/item configuration.

Formulates and issues systems engineering documents, processes, procedures and milestones.

Requires a thorough knowledge of the Systems Engineering Management Process and Implementation, as applied to the Department of Army/DOD Acquisition process throughout all life cycle phases; knowledge of DOD policies on Systems Engineering, Integrated Product and Process Development (IPPD) and IPT Management; and ability to coordinate and negotiate design and engineering activities with other related programs and organizations.  Provides expert and authoritative advice affecting critical programs and technologies.

Serves as subject matter expert for all technical aspects of assigned program.

Performs top level design, development, integration, testing, installation, and troubleshooting.

Translates military operational and mission requirements into practical system concepts and performance specifications.

Develops and maintains technical documentation such as specifications, engineering drawings, system interface requirements, and engineering changes.

Participates in post awards, program reviews, design reviews, and IPTs as the project engineer and/or technical expert on assigned programs.

Evaluates design efforts to ensure integration of all the engineering disciplines and adequacy of the analyses performed, bringing in additional technical expertise as needed.

Reviews test plans, procedures, and reports for technical adequacy on assigned programs, for both Government and contractor tests, as well as all failure reports.  

Reviews and evaluates system performance against specification requirements, monitors and assesses field performance, and assesses risk of meeting user and specification requirements.

Initiates engineering change proposals and waivers/deviations as required, and conduct physical and functional configuration audits.

Reviews program management documents to ensure accuracy and adequacy of technical content.

Required Skills:

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

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and 8 years relevant experience.

Must have a DoD Secret clearance.

Subject matter expert for Systems Engineering, and has the ability to lead engineering efforts on assigned programs with minimal oversight from the Government lead.

Equivalent or experience commensurate with DAWIA Level II SPRDE certification.

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