Senior Engineer, Systems
Areté, an employee-owned company, is a growing research and development firm recognized for contributing to national security objectives by supplying innovative solutions to challenging technical problems faced by the United States. We havean immediate opening for a Senior Systems Engineer reporting to the Program Manager. This is an exempt non-supervisory full-time position. The position can be based in either our Valparaiso, FL or Tucson, AZoffices.
The successful candidate will be responsible for system engineering processes to support system analysis, modeling, development, fabrication, assembly, testing, qualification, logistics support development, reliability growth, and planning required for the successful demonstration of a fully operational, production-ready system. Specifically, the candidate will be responsible for customer requirements’ analysis, decomposition, and allocation to hardware and software designers to include design trades and requirements change management. The candidate will also be responsible for requirements derivation, requirements traceability, systems trade studies, logistics development, reliability improvement identification, systems integration and test, performance verification, and data analysis to join an agile hardware and software development team designing, building, and integrating active and passive electro-optical and sonar sensors.
Create and maintain related technical documentation and specifications related to the logistics and reliability systems support based on the analysis and flow down of customer requirements
Prepare, participate and present in technical briefings in accordance with IEEE 15288.2 such as SRR, PDR and CDR to internal and external customers, and is expected to write/support technical and cost proposal(s).
Responsible for requirements derivation, requirements traceability, systems integration and test, performance verification and data analysis to join an agile hardware and software development team designing, building and integrating optical sensors and laser systems.
Play an active role in troubleshooting system level failures amongst a diverse team of engineers and technicians.
Additional duties, as assigned.
Bachelor’s or Master’s in System Engineering or related field with 9 + years’ experience (7 + years’ experience with MS/MA or 4+ years’ experience with PhD).
Experience and proficiency in Integrated Logistics Support documentation to include Integrated Logistics Support Plan (ILSP), Reliability Growth Plan, Level of Repair Analysis (LORA), technical manuals, maintenance plans and product support data.
Experience with requirements development, decomposition, traceability, and requirements impacts through requirements analysis and requirements management practices and techniques in accordance with MIL-STD-961.
Knowledge of risk, issue, and opportunity management and mitigation techniques and tools such as risk cubes, waterfall diagrams, and mitigation plans in accordance with DoDI 8510.01.
Capacity to work in a team with minimal supervision and agility to work multiple potentially disparate projects simultaneously.
Proven capability to develop creative solutions to complex technical problems.
Familiarity with electro-optics, lidar, and/or sonar systems.
Ability to communicate clearly both written and verbally.
U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Experience with Integrated Logistics Support and Sustainment to include reliability engineering, maintainability engineering and maintenance (preventive, predictive and corrective) planning;
supply support including sparing and disposition;
manpower and personnel planning;
training and training support;
technical data/publications (e.G. S1000D specification);
Packaging, Handling, Storage and Transportation (PHS&
and design interfaces.
Active security clearance.
Areté offers an excellent compensation and a full benefits package. U.S. citizenship, background screen and drug test are required to meet position eligibility. Submit your resume on-line at:
Areté is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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Areté will consider for employment-qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.