Project Engineer in Warren, MI at DCS

Date Posted: 9/23/2018

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Job Description

This is an opportunity to join the fast-paced world of advanced ground vehicle counter-measure solutions with DCS Corp’s Army Ground Combat Systems engineering group located in Warren, MI. You will work alongside our U.S. Army Ground Vehicle Survivability and Protection Center customer and be rewarded with a technically challenging and diverse career in the areas of advanced sensors and counter measure solutions.  Come join DCS and our Army team responsible for advancing technology initiatives, and performing the requirements analysis and refinement, design, development, execution and sustainment of world class military survivability and active protection system solutions for the current and future Force.  In this position you will serve as a Sub-System Project Engineer providing project management support to TARDEC Advanced Counter Measure projects and programs.  Essential Job Functions: Provide Project Engineering support to the technology research and development of advanced Vehicle sensing and active protection systems.  Specifically the Modular Active Protection System (MAPS) working within the bounds of the Modular APS Framework (MAF) programs. Work with the engineering team to define, develop, refine, implement, and test Army Ground Vehicle APS solutions Participate in Army and Industry IPTs, to include development and presentation of briefings to stakeholders at all levels of Army management, as well as Industry Partners. Coordinate program related activities across functional areas internal to PdM and PEO and with external organizations (TRADOC, ATEC, RDECOM, etc.). Prepare, review, and deliver high-level briefings, information papers, executive summaries, and other forms of communication as required. Develop and maintain relationships with customers and other DoD organizations to understand needs and deliver solutions. Develop and/or provide input to plans of execution to include scope, budget, resources, risk, and schedule. Develop and review engineering and contractual Scopes of Work (SOWs) for contractor teams. Review technical documents (ICDs, Mechanical drawings, requirements, and performance specifications). Communicate project status to internal and external stakeholders and senior leaders. Travel as required.

Job Requirements

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required. Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Computer Science. Minimum 5 years DoD or Industry Experience, ideally in Sensors and Counter Measure Solutions. Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project. Exposure to leading or managing engineering or technology based programs (may include functioning in the role of Assistant to the Project Engineering Lead), or a high desire to enter into a Project Engineering role Desired Skills: Experience in Safety Critical Systems (Design, Implementation, Test) Experience of Familiarity with Safety Standards such as MIL-STD-882E, ISO 26262, DO-178C. Experience in SysML and/or UML Architecture Development.

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