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Project Engineer 4

Description:
**This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship.**

Provides the Engineering leadership to a team representing multiple skill areas, which may include internal and external resources and customers. Develops statement of work (SOW) to satisfy research and development, ongoing and new business requirements. Works with customers and management to obtain approval. Responds to changes to SOW, assesses the impact and negotiates proposed changes to determine modifications to the deliverables, resources, costs and schedules. Leads project execution to complete the work statement. Identifies performance metrics. Plans, identifies, and coordinates resources required over the life of the project or program. Defines plans for risk mitigation and opportunity. Compares actual results to baseline plan to assess project performance, efficiencies, productivity and lessons learned. Provides technical, business and integration leadership for the development and execution of project or team plans. Works under minimal direction.

The Flight Simulation Labs organization has expertise supporting marketing, design, development, integration, test and training objectives for military aircraft. As a project engineer, you will provide technical, business and integration leadership for the development and execution of simulation environments for T-7 and F-15 programs. The Project Engineer will lead the project execution for the full product design life cycle including, but not limited to, proposal development, estimates, scheduling, requirements, design, acceptance test procedures and associated engineering maintenance support.

Position Responsibilities:
• Works with various customers and teams to lead project execution in the design, procurement, building, integration, and testing of Flight Simulators, Trainers, Manned Flight Hardware Simulators, Avionic Test Benches and Facility Infrastructure
• Works in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, engaging with multiple teams and being responsive to agile requirements and critical path customer need dates
• Directs proposal development and leads project execution by identifying activities, resources and events required to complete the work statement
• Provides technical, business and integration leadership for the development and execution of project or team plans
• Delegates responsibility for activities to team members and ensures technical correctness and consistency of products and services
• Produces estimates in support of EVM (earned value management) acting as a CAM(control account management)
• Assess project performance by holding actual results accountable to baseline plan, efficiencies, productivity and lessons learned
• Identifies performance metrics
• Engages in direct and frequent interaction with internal Company program personnel and occasionally external Navy and USAF personnel (program management, technical teams, and fabrication technicians)
• Drives process improvements and support problem resolution
Basic Qualifications (Required Skill/Experience):
• Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry
• Experience in managing complex project schedules and managing large scale program and project
• Experience leading a team or a project
• Experience in building relationships with internal and/or external customers
• Experience using analytical, collaboration, communication and organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
• 5+ years of experience with CAM (cost account manager) in EVM (earned value management)
• 3+ years of experience in the mission systems field
• Experience in mechanical design and analysis
• Experience with U.S. Navy and Air Force customers
• 3+ years of experience in an avionics, electrical, and/or a mission systems role
• 3+ years of experience in electronics and design
• Experience in Agile Methodologies and tools
• Participated in every phase of a product lifecycle (e.g. requirements definition, systems design, systems development, systems integration, systems test and systems support)

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
 
Job Number: 376469
Job Location: Berkeley, MO
Rate: TBD
Duration: 6 - months
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 10/17/2023
Last Updated: 12/08/2023
Firm Name: CTS INTERNATIONAL
Address: 160 NW GILMAN BLVD STE 250
City, State: ISSAQUAH, WA 98027
Phone: 425/451-0051
Fax Phone: 425/635-7630
Email: cjhunter@ctsinternational.com
Website: www.ctsinternational.com

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