Sr. Systems Engineer - Powertrain Electrification in Warren, MI at DCS

Date Posted: 9/11/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This is an opportunity to join the fast-paced world of engineering next generation combat vehicles for the U.S. Army.  Working as a DCS employee in Warren, Michigan, you will manage projects, perform systems engineering tasks, and support the U.S. Army Ground Vehicle System Center—Ground Vehicle Power Mobility customer and be rewarded with a technically challenging and diverse career in the areas of powertrain electrification and mobility for the next generation ground vehicles.

Essential Job Functions:

Functions include but not limited to:

Participate in requirements development

Interface with internal and external customers

Produce requirements artifacts

Develop system architecture, ICD, and compliance verification matrix

Characterize and measure system performance

Coordinate and oversee systems engineering processes throughout product development life cycle

Plans tasks and schedules

Manages resources and budgets

Manage supplier component development projects

Required Skills:

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

BS degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other Engineering discipline

Minimum of eight years of relevant work experience with ground vehicles

Understanding of the systems engineering lifecycle and system level design and the ability to develop system level requirements and design artifacts

Experience developing system and subsystem level requirements and designs for hardware and software implementations

Experience working with ground vehicle equipment: computers, network switches, radio communications, power supplies, wire harnesses, and other equipment.

Effective communication skills, both oral and written

Proficient with use of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio and PowerPoint)

Basic Project Management or technical project leadership experience

Able to travel occasionally for domestic destinations in support of the program; potential for international travel

Continual employment will be contingent upon obtaining secret clearance

Desired Skills:

Experience/familiar with ground vehicle equipment including engine control unit, transmission, CAN Bus, Li-ion batteries, HVAC system, and other vehicle components.

Experience/familiar with motor drives, inverters, generators, and power electronics

Experience working on high voltage high power equipment

Experience with ruggedized COTS and military grade equipment

Experience performing Systems Engineering throughout product development life cycle

Experience managing technical projects


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