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Senior Systems Engineer

Posted on 11 September 2018 by

Lompoc, CA  

Senior Systems Engineer - Vandenberg AFB

Full Time Some CONUS travel may be required

Senior Systems Engineer - Vandenberg AFB, California 93437
Regular Full-Time

Essential Functions:
• A focus on one or more of the following Systems Engineering Functional Areas (Testing, Requirements Analysis, Specialty Engineering, Systems Architecture) is expected
• Conduct moderately complex projects or phases of significant projects; coordinate the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects.
Assist in writing proposals to recommend process/programs and follows through on implementation
Perform and evaluates cost analyses and vendor comparisons of software/hardware systems to ensure cost- effective and efficient operations and measures feasibility of various approaches and makes recommendations
Analyze potential systems investments and prepares supporting documentation for recommendation(s) to management and customers based on results of independent assessment of current and future performance, stability, interoperability and systems management/life cycle issues
Prepares reports and presentations to communicate to internal team and customer
Analyze and resolves program support deficiencies and conducts testing to enhance performance
• Conduct moderate to complex testing, troubleshooting and analysis on new and installed systems.
Develop, implements and maintains test plans, procedures and reports to ensure requirements verification and compliance
Conduct testing, troubleshooting and analysis tasks on various systems including integration, systems testing, interoperability testing, field test plans and customer acceptance plans
Assist in the design and requirements development/verification process
• Identify system architecture needs and develop enterprise architecture items to be produced in support of assigned projects such as DODAF drawing generation
• Analyzes, decomposes and allocates requirements from the subsystem level down through the Configuration Item level to specific projects using DOORS including the development of requirement specifications
• Ensure the as-designed system requirements allocated to the project meet Human Factors and Safety Hazard requirements and develop associated analyses, as required
• Develop and implement training tools and documentation

Required Skills:
• Strong analytical and creative problem solving skills for design and testing of systems
• Strong communication skills to communicate to management and customers
• Strong time management and organization skills, with the capability to manage multiple competing priorities
• Interpersonal skills to interact with customers, senior level personnel, and team members
• Ability to integrate moderately complex hardware and software systems
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Dedication to achieving outstanding customer results
• Aptitude to pick up new concepts and technology rapidly; ability to present to all stakeholders

Required Experience:
• Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, management information systems, or related STEM field
• 5 or more years’ experience in systems engineering (Requirements, Test, Specialty Engineering, or Systems Architecture) or related engineering field
• Experience working with Windows based computer systems, components, and Office tool suite
• Highly technical, hands-on engineering experience preferred
• Experience working with design principles and applications
• Experience with Dynamic Object Oriented Requirements System (DOORS) is a plus
• Experience with architecture documentation processes and tools such as DoDAF version 1.5 or 2.0 and System Architect (or equivalent tool) are a plus • Fundamental knowledge of the engineering lifecycle and systems engineering processes
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance, which includes U.S. Citizenship or U.S. naturalization
• Valid U.S. Driver’s License required
• Willingness to travel if required
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