Senior Project Engineer

Fort Walton, FL 32458

Posted: 07/06/2020 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Project Engineer Job Number: 4579335

Job Description

The project engineer is responsible for leading all engineering that a complex program involves to complete on time and within budget. Will schedule, plan, forecast, resource and manage all the technical activities aiming at assuring project accuracy and quality from conception to completion.

Job Responsibilities
  • Proven track record as a Project Engineer for Development Programs with a Defense Contractor, within domains of RF Data Links, Avionics, or Sensor Systems
  • Responsible for leading all engineering efforts for a complex project or projects on time and budget
  • Ensure design compliance with all project requirements
  • Review customer specifications and requirements, and lead a project team to develop designs to best support them, including cost as a key design variable
  • Provide budget, cost and schedule input for design assignments
  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with manufacturing, supply chain, program management and the customer as required
  • Participate heavily in preparation of the more complex and significant proposals
  • Interact with technical management, other professionals, technicians and support personnel to coordinate, recommend and confer regarding technical activities and progress
  • Lead a project team or teams as assigned
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

Job Responsibilities Part II
  • Attend appropriate engineering, customer or business meetings
  • Domain Experience with Air Combat Training Systems or Arc Fault Detection Systems a plus
  • Mentor and coach less experienced engineers
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Master s degree in engineering or related technical field with a minimum of 10 years of experience
  • Mastery of technologies and domain knowledge
  • Expected to have knowledge and experience in multiple engineering disciplines
  • Ability to independently lead a team of engineers to complete a complex project or projects

Meet Your Recruiter

Jennifer Gleason
Staffing Manager

Jen has more than 20 years of staffing experience, the last 10 years have been assisting some of the best engineers navigate to the next step in their career.  Jen is very knowledgeable with the current job market, and prides herself on the ability to listen to both her clients and candidates to best understand what is important to them and create the perfect partnerships.


Fun Fact:   Jen loves working within all areas of Engineering and is a proud mother of  an Engineering Student!!  

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