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Senior Systems Engineer in Warren, MI at DCS

Date Posted: 2/5/2019

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    Warren, MI
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Job Description

The Senior System Engineer will provide engineering technical support to the Ground Vehicle Division and provide expert technical advice and apply technical expertise in Ground Vehicle lifecycle management, integration of advanced engineering technologies, technology planning and management. Provides expert technical advice to DCS engineers and Army customers and manages major projects for the design, development, integration, testing, sustainment and enhancement for a variety of Army ground vehicle systems.  Customer interactions include working directly with customers in broad areas of strategic planning as well as program management and 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 while meeting directed delivery dates to achieve fielding requirements.  Apply Subject Matter Expertise in DOD acquisition process (DOD 5000), requirements development, technology planning and management (strategy, roadmaps, operations, and implementation) for a variety of combat vehicle platforms and subsystems. Coordinate with TACOM PMs, PEO and external Army organizations (TRADOC, ATEC, CERDEC, Army Depots) as part of the acquisition process to support vehicle programs thru developmental milestones (A, B, C), material release and platform fielding and logistical support.

Required Skills:

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

Bachelor's degree in Engineering with 15 years of experience or Master's degree with 12 years of experience.

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

Experience with Systems Engineering and Software Engineering development processes

Familiar with military communications equipment for Ground Combat Vehicle Platforms.

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

Desired Skills:

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

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

Experience with the development and review of program milestone documentation (SEMP, TEMP, ISP, SSS, SSDD) as well as DoDAF architecture products (AV, OV SV and TV).

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

Experience in operations management and project execution to include supporting the development of project schedule and risk management pertaining to HW and SW development integration, testing and fielding.

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.

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 proving grounds (APG, EPG and YPG) that will include monitoring and witnessing of developmental testing activities.


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