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Sr Systems Engineer ( R-00084890 )


Systems Engineer



Beavercreek, Ohio, United States


Job Description:

This position will develop technical solutions and build systems directly supporting AFRL and the RTD2 contract here at Wright Patterson. The Sr Systems Engineer will identify the critical modeling, simulation, and analyses to be performed for complex sensors trade studies. This Lead position will work closely with a variety of disciplines to identify algorithms, sensors, architectures, and subsystem requirements which meet mission needs, and lead the design and construction of models for simulation and verification.

This is a high-visibility, fast-paced environment with opportunities to work a variety of mission spaces and applications. This role will be expected to perform the following duties:

Primary Responsibilities

This position will report to the Program CTO and work alongside a technically talented development and integration team supporting the AFRL mission. The position will be mapped across various high visibility test and evaluation projects leading the early design, architecture development, system build and flight test technical support. This all encompassing system engineering support is a critical piece ensuring fast paced, technically advanced programs stay on baseline plans.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Develop solutions to highly complex requirements, selling new ideas and concepts in support of operational goals and objectives.

  • Integrate and translate complex concepts into tactical action plans.

  • Work with customers to strategize and plan the development and integration of an architectural framework for sensor-based systems and Systems of Systems.

  • Provides leadership, direction and guidance for developing solution to engineering problems.

  • Advises or directs the planning for the implementation of engineering solutions including strategic objectives and timetables.

  • Develop and maintain production and maintenance of system hardware and software documentation, including as-built documentation, capacity/performance plans, as well as all other areas of system life-cycle planning.

  • Enable business growth by successful technical execution, innovation and customer engagement.

  • Support proposal capture and development activities

  • Provides leadership in representing the technical capabilities of the organization to national and international audiences.

  • Functions as an influential presence in attracting and retaining engineering business as well as key professional staff.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or Computer Science degree and eight (8) years' experience or a Master’s degree and six (6) years' of experience or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution

  • 10+ years of experience with leading multi-discipline teams to produce advanced sensors–based situational awareness systems

  • Knowledge of Digital Engineering processes

  • Experience in a variety of sensor phenomenologies (EO/IR, EW, Radar, MTI, fusion, MOSA, etc).

  • Knowledge of ISR systems and operations, ranging from unmanned aerial systems to innumerable sensors, platforms, and processing systems operating in military environments

  • Experience with leading technical concept development, R&D environment, technical presentations, developing technical whitepapers, and proposals

  • Experience with high profile briefings to internal executives and customers

  • Active DOD Top Secret clearance and the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret / SCI clearance, which requires U.S. Citizenship

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively at all levels of staff and management

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Flexibility and personality skills to work within a dynamic, high-visibility, multi-contractor environment

  • Strong influencing and relationship skills

  • Ability to liaise with, speak and present effectively to personnel at all levels of the organization.

  • Strong communication and relationship management skills


Pay Range:Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00