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Systems Engineering Specialist (Aircraft)

PDS Tech is seeking a Senior Systems Engineering Specialist  in Reno, NV

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The Senior Systems Engineer will support all aspects of the AS2 systems engineering design and integration activities for the AS2 development and certification program.  This position will initially be located in our Reno, NV, headquarters and report to our Systems Engineering IPT Lead.  Duties include, but are not limited to: 
  • Systems requirements development and integration across program disciplines, data/configuration management, and verification.
  • Systems performance tracking against requirements to support validation/verification efforts.
  • Test and validation to ensure systems designs meet operational and functional requirements.
  • Support analyses and studies for affordability, safety, reliability, maintainability, testability, human systems integration, survivability, vulnerability, susceptibility, system security, regulatory, certification, product assurance and other specialties to ensure mission success.
  • Perform and assist in systems requirements development, management, documentation, verification and validation, including review of systems architectures.
  • Work in a high paced, IPT team based, creative entrepreneurial environment.
  • Organize and coordinate civil safety assessment processes in accordance with ARP4761, including but not limited to, Functional Hazard Assessments (FHAs), Preliminary System Safety Assessments (PSSAs), System Safety Assessments (SSAs), Fault Tree Analysis (FTAs), Common Mode Analyses (CMAs).
  • Assist in configuration management of aircraft systems.
  • Audit and report progress against requirements and provide traceability to ensure items achieve desired operational and function requirements.
  • Work closely with program IPTs to ensure systems requirements are met through design, testing, verification and validation.
  • Maintain System Engineering processes and methodologies across the entire engineering organization.
  • Support reliability, maintainability and sustainability efforts.

Education and Additional Requirements
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant engineering disciplines, with a master’s Degree in Systems Engineering preferred.
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in systems engineering for complex aerospace development programs, working on projects with inter-disciplinary teams, and coordinating requirements and tracking performance against requirements across the development program and supporting supplier/partners. 


  • Must be a US or Canadian citizen, a US permanent resident or someone who otherwise meets the requirements of a US Person under EAR part 772.
  • Cannot be party of any restrictive covenant, non-compete, non-solicitation, or non-disclosure / confidentiality agreement with current or any former employer that would prevent you from fully performing the duties of the position.

  • Strong understanding of complex systems development methods, systems testing practices, and process and tools.
  • Understanding of multiple engineering disciplines, such as aero, mechanical, electrical, and computer architectures.
  • Current knowledge of FAA regulatory requirements and airworthiness, with knowledge of EASA and ICAO regulatory requirements and airworthiness highly desired.
  • Applied knowledge of Systems Engineering industry guidelines, regulations and document (SAE ARP4754, SAE ARP4761, MSG-3, etc.).
  • Experience with RELEX, PowerLOG, EAGLE, SLICWave, or similar RM&S software applications is desirable.
  • Experience and expertise in RM&S development of commercial and/or high-end business jets strongly desired.
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret the results of engineering analyses.
  • Strong/proven problem-solving and decision making skills across multi-disciplinary skill sets. 
  • Highly self-motivated with a strong bias for action.
  • Demonstrated success working within highly empowered teams and working with a diverse group of people at every level in an organization.
  • Ability to develop high levels of credibility and forge solid professional relationships with subordinates, peers, and management.

Job Number: 1910098978
Job Location: Reno, NV
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 03/01/2019
Last Updated: 05/17/2019
Attention: Jack Beabout
Address: 2154 N CENTER ST STE 405D
City, State: NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29406
800 Phone: 866/224-2745

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