This is a very exciting opportunity to work with one of the world's largest aerospace companies!
The contracts are regularly extended and direct opportunities are often available.
Experience Systems Engineer
Applies an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to plan, design, develop and verify a lifecycle balanced system of systems and system solutions. Evaluates customer and /operational needs to define and coordinate system performance requirements, integrate technical parameters and assure compatibility of all physical, functional and program interfaces. Performs various analyses to optimize total system of systems and/or system architecture. Performs analyses for affordability, safety, reliability, maintainability, testability, human systems integration, survivability, vulnerability, susceptibility, system security, regulatory, certification, product assurance and other specialties quality factors into a preferred configuration to ensure mission success. Develops the planning, organization, implementation and monitoring of requirements management processes, tools, risk, issues, opportunity management and technology readiness assessment processes. Resolves cross-functional technical issues.
Responsibilities May Include:
Apply interdisciplinary, collaborative approaches to plan, design, develop and verify system solutions.
Define and coordinate system performance requirements and integrate technical parameters.
Develop and document electronic and electrical system requirements
Perform analysis to optimize total system and/or system architecture to solve complex missile defense problems.
Define high level functional and performance requirements and verification methods, subsequent analysis, decomposition, and derivation of requirements, allocation of those lower-level requirements to physical and functional architectural elements, and tracking them through design, verification, integration, and operational validation
Develop verification and validation methods, processes, logic, and plans in support of program milestones.
Analyze and translate requirements into system architecture, hardware and software designs and interface specifications
Perform analyses for affordability, safety, reliability, maintainability, testability, survivability, human systems integration, survivability, vulnerability, susceptibility, system security, regulatory, certification, product assurance, product security (cyber security) and other specialties quality factors into a preferred configuration to ensure mission success.
Utilization of Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) tools such as DOORS, Cameo, and mathematical modeling and simulation to develop system definitions and perform trade studies in assigned areas
Systems and Performance Analysis, Model & Sim, Algorithm Development Responsibilities May Include:
Evaluate systems under various scenarios and architectures to determine and/or optimize overall system mission performance in a framework giving insight into performance
Perform analysis to optimize total system of systems and/or system architecture to solve complex missile defense problems.
Develop and maintain analysis tools of varied fidelity including modeling and simulation tools to predict performance against evolving threats of current and future missile defense systems
Perform systems analyses of the existing system architecture in conjunction with new technologies and concepts for improvements to be considered for future architectures
Develop, refine and document key algorithm capabilities to support various DoD customers
Conducts analysis of multiple targets discrimination for survivability, vulnerability, and susceptibility into a preferred configuration to ensure mission success
Model Based Engineering / Systems Engineering
Development of Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) tools, processes and architectures
Configuration, data and work flow management of program specific MBSE tools and processes
Establishment of protocol / process for integration of engineering tools with MBSE
Examples of current open positions / typical work scope:
Model Based Engineering Team:
of Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) tools, processes and architectures for missile and weapons systems. Responsible for tailoring and deploying MBE/MBSE techniques to MWS Programs.
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
Experience applying systems engineering processes and principles
Experience/domain knowledge of system architecture, requirements, interface definition, verification, and validation
Experience with complex systems development and integration
Experience modeling or simulating complex systems
Experience with implementation and maintenance of systems engineering tools, schedules and metrics (i.e. Earned value management, DOORs, CAMEO)
Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering
Understanding of statistical analysis, distributions, and sampling