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Principal Systems Engineer

Company: SES Government Solutions
Location: Germantown
Posted on: March 31, 2024

Job Description:

Job ID: 109072 DRS RADA Technologies, a subsidiary of Leonardo DRS, is focused on proprietary radar solutions and legacy avionics systems supporting the defense industry globally. The company is a global pioneer of AESA tactical radars for active military protection, counter-drone applications, critical infrastructure protection, and border surveillance. Job Summary RADA USA is seeking a Principal Systems Engineer to help advance our systems engineering capabilities in the U.S, and become an integral part of the team that provides engineering solutions within cUAS, cRAM, and SHORAD domains. The systems engineering group at RADA USA is responsible for defining customer needs, functional and product architecture, requirements definition and decomposition, Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), AI/ML activities, and system performance evaluation. RADA USA operates in a collaborative environment which is characterized by respect for the individual, problem solving in a team setting, consensus-oriented solutions, and results-based recognition. Job Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain a technical project plan to design, develop, analyze, document, test, and deliver products, systems, or subsystems in accordance with overall program cost, schedule, and technical performance targets.
  • Bring systems engineering leadership and rigor to the system design, analysis, and implementation, including requirements analysis, design and architecture, technical trade studies, engineering analyses, and concept of operations development.
  • Plan and execute design reviews as needed and establish and maintain the integrated system technical baseline, including agile change management processes.
  • Provide support to system integration and test planning, including identifying and implementing system models and simulations to characterize system performance.
  • Contribute significantly to strategic technology planning and innovation to transform the business model.
  • Mentor and coach other engineers and provide technical expertise and assistance to support personnel.
  • Review customer specifications and requirements, and develop designs to best support them, including cost as a key design variable.
  • Document component and subsystem specifications and material requirements.
  • Specify and evaluate supplier components, subsystems, and services.
  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with manufacturing, supply chain, program management, and the customer as required.
  • Participate heavily in the preparation of complex and significant proposals.
  • Interact with technical management, other professionals, technicians, and support personnel to coordinate, recommend, and confer regarding technical activities and progress.
  • Involve in the analysis, design, development, and implementation of new and/or existing systems/sub-systems, which may include Architectural Design, Requirements Engineering, or others, and determine system specifications and support acquisition of hardware and software (or subcontractor services as needed). Competencies Systems engineering, software, architecture, integration and test, requirements, radar, AESA, SRR, PDR, CDR, RTM, MBSE, SOSA, MOSA, JIRA, TEMP, cUAS, cRAM, cUAV, VPS, APS. Required Qualifications
    • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related technical field with a minimum of 8 years of experience Mastery of technologies and domain knowledge.
    • Expected to have knowledge and significant experience in multiple engineering disciplines.
    • DOD Secret level clearance or ability to obtain a clearance.
    • Broad systems engineering experience including thorough understanding of requirements management, functional requirements parsing, derivation, and allocation; systems design, systems integration, technical risk identification and management strategies, and Verification and Validation (V&V) principles.
    • Ability to develop system requirements from limited source documentation and work with development teams to map requirements into an Agile execution framework.
    • Experience developing system engineering artifacts (e.g. specifications, Interface Control Documents, Use Cases, System Architecture Descriptions, Trade Studies, etc.).
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to independently execute work tasks in a rapidly changing, fast-paced environment.
    • Strong written, communication, and presentation skills.
    • Experience supporting DoD customers and processes.
    • Advanced experience with requirements management and system modeling tools, such as DOORS, Cameo, Enterprise Architect, Rhapsody, NoMagic, MATLAB.
    • Experience in Model Based System Engineering (MBSE). Desired Qualification
      • Experience leading SE teams through all phases of the systems engineering lifecycle using Digital Engineering (MBSE)Experience or familiarity with administration of Model Based Engineering tools
        • Broad Model Based Engineering Applications and Technology background (i.e. tools, ontologies, OSLC, internet of things, cyber security, etc.)
        • Experience or familiarity with various analytical and decisions aid tools (e.g. Cameo, MatLab, STK, etc.)
        • Experience with the DoD architectural framework and design guidance for radar systems and systems engineering processes.
        • Ability to effectively collaborate with industry and academic partners.
        • Excellent communication and presentation skills, ability to effectively communicate to senior leadership within the company, customer and academic communities.
        • Strong analysis skills and abilities. U.S. Citizenship required. This position requires an active DOD security clearance or the ability to obtain such clearance within a reasonable time after commencement of employment. Taking care of our people is a top priority at Leonardo DRS. We are proud to offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, a company contribution to a health savings account, telemedicine, life and disability insurance, legal insurance, and a 401(k) savings plan. We champion wellness programs that focus on physical, emotional, and financial well-being. We develop our talent by offering programs and activities to support career-growth, professional development, and skill enhancement. And we understand there is more to life than work, and the importance of offering flexible work schedules with our 9/80 program, competitive vacation, health/emergency leave, paid parental leave, and community service hours.
          *Some employees are eligible for limited benefits only Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: SES Government Solutions, Germantown , Principal Systems Engineer, Other , Germantown, Maryland

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