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Systems Engineer, Principal - Secret

PDS Tech Inc. is seeking a Systems Engineer, in Woburn, MA.


The Radar Systems department is in need of filling the Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) Sustaining Engineering lead position. The CLS program operates and sustains Army Navy/Transportable Radar Surveillance and Control Model 2 (AN/TPY-2) X-band phased-array missile defense radars in the United States, Japan, Israel and Turkey. These radars provide the Northern Command, Pacific Command and European Command with operational target data and provide the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) with tracking data for interceptor flight tests. Additionally, CLS provides sustainment for AN/TPY-2 radars embedded in the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Fire Unit. The THAAD systems are operated by Army units either deployed or undergoing training and testing in preparation for deployment. The CLS Sustaining Engineering lead manages a diverse engineering staff with specialties in AN/TPY-2 Radar Operations/ Maintenance, Radar Performance Analysis, Power Systems (Prime Power Unit (PPU) and custom designs), Safety, Information Assurance, Configuration Management, FRACAS and Reliability. As the engineering team supports the sustainment and operation of the AN/TPY-2 radar systems around the world 24 hours/day, 7 days/week the CLS Sustaining Engineering lead has a primary focus on maximizing the Operational Availability (Ao) of each of the radar systems. Responsibilities: Proposal development and review support Contract negotiations Participate in technical reviews, including independent Reviews, Gate events and activities such as red team reviews Support troubleshooting of TPY-2 systems globally. Conduit between the RSC Development and CLS Engineering activities Manage multi-disciplined / cross Directorate Engineering team Customer POC for technical issues Responsible for Cost Reduction initiatives Identifies systemic performance issues ensuring root-cause analysis and corrective solutions are identified and implemented with closure plans. Exerts influence in the development of overall objectives and long-range goals for the organization. Manages inter dependencies between the other CLS CPTs (Logistics, Quality and Site Operations) Works with the Radar IPT Leads to develop support synergies /strategies. Participate in monthly Operations Reviews and Tracking books with CLS DirectorBasic.
10+ Years of experience in a Systems Engineering role Familiarity with one or more AN/TPY-2 programs X-band radar technical knowledge and experience Documented prior performance in a system engineering role on at least one large defense program EVMS Level I and II certified Demonstrated skills at preparing proposals of $10+M or greater Demonstrated technical problem solving skillsDesired Qualifications Technical knowledge of the AN/TPY-2 system Demonstrated experience leading teams of 40 + engineers Advanced training in leadership and management (e.g. FLL001 - Front-Line Leadership - Management Essentials) Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) Ability to effectively interact with subordinates, customers, and other organizations. Strong collaboration / teamwork skills Active secret clearance Ability and willingness to lead and support 24/7 operations.
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Physics, Science or related discipline.
Job Number: 1810090037
Job Location: Woburn, MA
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 11/08/2018
Attention: Alec Merriman
Address: 1839 S ALMA SCHOOL RD STE 250
City, State: MESA, AZ 85210
Phone: 480/929-9922
800 Phone: 800/657-0997
Fax Phone: 480/929-9779

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