Systems Engineer

Pasadena, CA 91103

Posted: 09/03/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Engineering Job Number: 80375
Responsible for system- and component-level verification and validation initiatives that address the design, requirements development and test campaigns through the project lifecycle, from concept development through delivery.  The Systems Engineer will work in a small, highly motivated team across disciplines to support development and build and delivery of the product.  The System Engineer collaborates with the Program Manager, Program Engineer and leads across disciplines for the particular project and reports to the Chief Engineer.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Analysis and interpretation of system requirements for the, development and maintenance of system/subsystem design specifications and Interface Control Documents (ICDs) for complex systems that integrate mechanical and electrical hardware and controls software
  • Coordination of verification activities for required analyses, inspection, demonstrations and tests
  • Management of and guidance on system/subsystem requirements and required deliverable documentation (design documentation, procedures, plans and test reports)
  • Lead program technical risk management: identification, evaluation and tracking of critical program risks
  • Serve as a liaison internally among functional areas within the Program
  • Support project lifecycle and milestone reviews internally and through the technology transfer process to the customer
  • Generate reports on requirements conformance, action item status and risk for communication to managers and to the customer
  • Bachelor’s degree in Systems, Mechanical, Aerospace or Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 8 years of experience in System Engineering.
  • Broad technical knowledge and experience working across engineering disciplines such as systems, mechanical, electrical and software
  • Experience in writing requirements and hardware and/or software Verification and Validation (V&V)
  • Experience in technical risk management
  • Experience in system metrics definition
  • Ability to collaborate with a wide range of groups including project leads across disciplines, the customer and vendors
  • Strong technical written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work with limited oversight and direction
Desired Education, Experience, Skills or Training:
  • Familiarity with NASA verification and validation policy and procedures
  • Experience in system integration and test of spacecraft or flight hardware
  • BS in Systems, Mechanical, Aerospace or Electrical Engineering
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