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Our client is looking for a Lead, Systems Engineer to work on avionics development for various Military and Commercial platforms. The selected candidate will be involved with the design, development, and testing of various airborne products. The Systems Engineer will help with the initial product concept, and work with the customer on developing formal specifications and requirements. The candidate should have extensive experience working with the Hardware, Software and Mechanical disciplines and detailed familiarity with the development lifecycle of Airborne Avionics equipment. This position will entail collaboration and coordination with other departments to help manage the process from initial product design to final customer acceptance and transition to production. Position may involve 10% - 20% travel to customers and suppliers.


Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent with 9 years of experience.
Experience with requirements capture, systems design, and decomposition methods.
Experience with requirements decomposition, validation, and verification for highly complex airborne product developments.
Experienced in LRU level integration of Hardware and Software elements.
Experienced in creating Interface Definition Documents (IDD’s) and Interface Control Drawings (ICD’s).
Experienced in generating Requirements Traceability Verification Matrix (RTVM) and Design Verification Testing (DVT) reports.
Preferred Additional Skills:

Ability to work well in an Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment.
Ability to handle multiple task concurrently and with competing deadlines.
Ability to work with little supervision.
Comfortable in effectively interacting and communicating with Senior Engineering Management, Program Management, Business Development, and Finance.
Ability to get a security clearance if required.
Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
In depth working knowledge of engineering tools for requirements capture (DOORS, JAMA etc.).
Familiar with high-level objectives of DO-254, DO-178B/C and DO-160 development processes.
Working knowledge of the commercial and military communications protocols (RS-232, ARINC 429, MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 664 (AFDX) and ARINC 818 (Fiber).
Ability to represent system engineering design artifacts at internal and external customer meetings and audits.
Proficiency with MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project and Access).
Experienced in behavioral modeling/simulation (e.g. UML modeling with use-cases and sequence diagrams), peer reviews, configuration and change management.
In depth understanding of Optical Characteristics of flight displays with the knowledge of functions of Glass Manufacturer OEM’s.
Understanding of ARP-4754A and ARP-4761 system and safety development process.
Proven ability to successfully plan Systems Engineering tasks for a project and meet schedule, cost, and performance goals during execution phase.
In depth familiarity with MIL certification processes and procedures.
Understanding of manufacturing build, test, quality, and customer acceptance review processes.
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