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SYSTEMS ENGINEERING MANAGER- SAFETY CRITICAL FLIGHT CONTROLS

BUFFALO, NY
Here’s what to expect on a day-to-day basis:
  • Manage execution of work by teams and team members through monitoring progress, providing technical direction, and problem solving solutions. 
  • Mentor direct reports in all aspects of Systems Engineering and Engineering career development. Model Systems Engineering industry best practices, as well as Company core values, to promote development of world-class Systems Engineering talent. 
  • Supervise Team Leads and team members providing goals, feedback and recognition and developing bench strength through career planning and progression. Actively demonstrate Performance Management of resources to optimize skills and capabilities. 
  • Support new business initiatives though trade studies, concept development, proposal responses, and customer presentations. 
  • Manage the product development capacity and planning process through active recruiting and retention of skilled employees. 
  • Manage the advancement of the product development process by providing technical support, developing tools and infrastructure, facilitating learning and continuity across teams. 
  • Participate with other Systems Engineering Managers and the Systems Chief Engineer, as a member of the Systems Engineering Leadership Team. This team sets direction for, and develops processes for, the Systems Engineering department. It also provides technology leadership by maintaining an active R&D technology roadmap, supporting R&D activities, optimizing the interplay between product technology, tools and programs, and, facilitating technology collaboration with other technologies. Provide technical expertise and guidance to a systems engineering team and/or cross-disciplinary engineering team working on flight control actuation technology and/or integration of flight control actuation systems
 At a minimum, you'll need to meet these qualifications:
  • BS in engineering, MS preferred 
  • 15 years professional Engineering experience with demonstrated progression in inspiring and leading technical teams (14 with a Master’s or 12 years with PhD)
  • Demonstrated excellence across all Systems Engineering domains, to include requirements new business/concept development, requirements development/allocation, system design and analysis, integration and test, and anomaly resolution/root cause investigations
  • The desire/ability to get things done through others – coaching and mentoring along the way
  • Critical thinker, adept at relationship building and leading through influence
  • Due to program requirements, the Systems Engineering Manager must possess or be able to obtain a US DOD Secret Security Clearance
Preferred qualifications:
  • Experience in Safety Critical Aircraft Control Systems and/or Actuation Systems design, development, integration, and certification
  • Functional management experience
  • Familiarity with Agile / Lean methodologies and Systems Model Based Engineering
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
Don't miss out! Apply now and we'll be in touch immediately with more specific details, salary information and to answer any questions!!

This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

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