Systems Engineer

Systems Engineer (Military Open Avionics)Type: ContractLocation: Grand Rapids, MI 49512Length:  One yearPay rate: Please include your hourly rate along with your resume submission for consideration. Other: Must be a US Citizen or a Permanent Resident Alien; Drug test and background check requiredRole Summary/PurposeThe Lead Systems Engineer will demonstrate development of systems architectures and set technical direction to a small team responsible for development and integration of avionics subsystems onto military aircraft platforms. In this role, you will utilize your experience and expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and long-term business goals. EssentialResponsibilities:·Support the full lifecycle of systems development for avionics products including concept design, system architecture, definition and management of requirements, modeling and simulation, managing suppliers, leading teams, managing cost and schedule, sub-system and aircraft integration, verification, and flight testing #183;Interface with customers, partner companies, suppliers, and other senior leadership within the company·Work as part of an Integrated multi-company Avionics and Sub-System development team to define, develop, verify and qualify an open systems solutions for military application·Lead and participate in technical reviews of military avionics systems across the business·Support and coordinate with interfacing organizations such as subsystem avionics product groups and third-party suppliers·Provide technical support for the system safety and certification processes for military avionics systems·Lead activities such as; failure Investigations, root causes analysis and implementation of corrective actions, lesson learned, issues anddesign standards updates·Provide Engineering support, within one#8217;s specialty, to teams working on performance, cost reduction and quality initiatives·Protect the Intellectual Property rights of the Company·Develop and implement training modules as necessary Qualifications/Requirements:·Bachelor#8217;s Degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Computer Science from an accredited college or university·Minimum 2 years of technical and/or project leadership experience in Military Avionics Systems or related Product design and development·Minimum 2 years of experience in Military Avionics Systems and sub-systems requirements definition, design, architecture, integration, verification, and qualification·Military Rotorcraft experience Desired Characteristics:·Model-based systems engineering experience including DoDAF, UML/SysML·Prior experience in defining architectures and requirements for Military Avionics Systems·Ability to guide and lead others not in a direct reporting relationship·Strong technical and project leadership experience in Military Avionics Systems development·Experience in sub-system requirements definition for mission systems, displays / crew interface systems, navigation sensors and radios,datalink, autoflight systems, on-board maintenance systems, and integrated surveillance systems·Experience with ARINC 661, ARINC 664 and ARINC 653 development standards·Experience with DO-178B, DO-254, DO-297, ARP-4754 certification standards·Experience using models to simulate and validate the system

Traincroft / TSI Aerospace
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Grand Rapids