Senior System Engineer in Warren, MI at DCS

Date Posted: 10/2/2019

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Job Description

The Senior System Engineer will provide program management, engineering technical support for Army Watercraft Systems (AWS). Provides expert technical advice to DCS engineers and Army customers and manages major projects for the design, development, integration, testing, sustainment and enhancement of Army C4ISR, commercial maritime, and vessel navigation equipment. Customer interactions include working directly with AWS customers in broad areas of program management and project execution.

Essential Job Functions:

Work in a team environment with our Army customer and DCS engineers on a combined project team of government and contract employees located in many different locations. Apply Subject Matter Expertise for architecture, standards and requirements development for vessel systems and subsystems. Provide electrical, mechanical and software support to Army Watercraft System planning, design, development, and execution.

Required Skills:

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

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

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with 20  years of experience Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Systems Engineering or Master’s degree in the above with 15 years of experience.

Experience in project management, execution, strategy development, risk mitigation and problem solving.

Experience working with and leading interdisciplinary teams, organizations and industry to advance architectures and technologies solutions.

Present advanced concepts and architectures for system enhancements and improvements.

Experience with Systems Engineering and Software Engineering development processes

Familiar with military communications equipment for Army systems.

Participate in systems technical reviews (IDR, PDR and CDR) and review technical documents generated by the government and OEM’s (system architecture diagrams, requirements, and performance specifications).

Support developmental testing activities at ARMY facilities that will include monitoring and witnessing of developmental testing activities

Understanding of standards including: MIL-810, MIL-1275, MIL- 461, MIL-1472, J1939, RTSP, RTP, UDP, TCP, H.264, etc.

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

Desired Skills:

Experience in Systems Engineering and Integration for Combat/Military Systems.

Support the development of concept studies, trade-off analyses during the research and development phase of the program related to C4ISR HW and SW systems, subsystems and components.

Experience with the development and review of program milestone documentation (SEMP, TEMP, ISP, SSS, SSDD)

Experience coordinating with Army organizations to facilitate strategic relationships, collaborate with high-performance teams and support program goals and objectives.

Develop Subject Matter Expertise on a variety of watercraft platform systems & subsystems.

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

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

Experience with US Army System Electronics Hardware and Software, Maritime Navigation Systems, and/or Maritime Communication Systems.

Experience with the US Code of Federal Regulations Vessels and Maritime Equipment, International Maritime Organization (IMO) Standards, and/or Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Standards.


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