Senior Systems Engineer
Lexington Park, MD
Independently applies engineering principles to investigate, analyze, plan, design, develop, implement, test and evaluate aircraft and aircraft related systems.
Reviews and prepares engineering and technical analyses, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation. Directly applies engineering experience to perform functions such as system integration, configuration management, quality assurance testing, or acquisition and resource management. Assignments may involve complex test and evaluation of hardware and software related to engineering or functional requirements of military weapon systems. Manages engineering resources and acts as engineering team leader, developing engineering procedures and controls, managing project efforts, and taking the lead in problem resolution. Directly interfaces with system or program contractors, vendors, and Government representatives regarding the technical aspects of engineering programs and projects.
A Bachelor of Science (postgraduate degree desired) degree in engineering or a related discipline, such as physics, mathematics or computer science from an accredited college or university. A minimum of seven years practical experience in the engineering field is necessary. Of the seven years, at least five must be in the area of development, test and evaluation of naval shipboard and aircraft systems and subsystems. Additionally, a minimum of four years experience as a team leader or supervisor performing engineering management functions is required. Ability to obtain a Secret clearance or Limited Access Authorization is required.