Systems Engineer

Fort Walton, FL 32458

Posted: 06/05/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: System Engineer Job Number: 3644461
Duties And Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for becoming knowledgeable of and fully understanding the requirements, specifications, and customer s expectations of a stabilized pointing and tracking system.
  • Responsible for directing the technical activities of electrical, mechanical, and software engineers to develop and deliver a stabilized pointing and tracking system that fully meets the system requirements and customer s expectations.
  • Lead the development of a prototype system to retire key development risks.
  • May use computer-aided design or other engineering/analysis software in the performance of assignments.
  • Responsible for completion of activities on time and budget
  • Mentor and coach other engineers.
  • Perform critical trade studies
  • Ability to lead major problem resolution efforts and support regaining or attaining customer confidence.
  • Provide technical knowledge and assistance to other engineers and support personnel.
  • Responsibilities include architectural design, requirements engineering, SE documentation, risk management, and verification and validation.
  • Support acquisition of hardware and software (or subcontractor services as needed).
  • Study alternative concepts and use of simulations to predict system performance.
  • Enforce the systems engineering process and integrate into program plans.
  • Responsible for leading group of engineers on a technical activity and completion of activity on time and budget.
  • Provide budget, cost and schedule input for design assignments.
  • Specify and evaluate supplier components, subsystems and services
  • Drive the program design to cost and design for manufacture requirements.
  • Participate in the preparation of highly technical proposals.
  • Support, communicate, reinforce, and defeend the mission, values and culture of the organization.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree (M.S. Or PhD preferred) in Engineering, Mathematics, or equivalent, with a minimum of 5 years of experience.
  • Must possess excellent analytical and communication skills, written and verbal
  • Must possess or have ability to obtain or reactivate a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance.
Desired Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of precision-stabilized pointing and tracking systems, with experience in the development of feedback control laws.
  • Familiarity with linear and non-linear systems, power spectral densities, disturbance rejection, inertial measurement units, Matlab, and Simulink.
  • Experience in optics, detection, recognition, identification, and tracking is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products including Visio.

Aaron Smiles

Aaron Smiles - Aaron joined our National Engineering Recruiting team in 2018.  Aaron has a passion for candidates and partnering with them to find their perfect new job!   Previously Aaron worked as a Tennis Professional and Program Manager at a local health club. 

Fun fact about Aaron: Larry Bird patted him on the head when he was a baby.

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