Principal Systems Integration Engineer - Autonomy

Collins Aerospace
Sterling, VA
Sep 28, 2022
Oct 07, 2022
Full Time
Date Posted:2022-06-22-07:00Country:United States of AmericaLocation:HVA34: Sterling,VA 22640 Davis Dr, Sterling, VA, 20164-7104 USADo you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions - whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you'll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.Principal Systems Integration Engineer - Mission Systems AutonomyThe Mission Systems Engineering Autonomy & Mission Engineering Solutions Department (AMES) is seeking a dynamic Systems Engineer to support our Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Business area. The successful candidate will have a passion for innovation and the drive to see new technology and capability mature into systems solutions. This role would be responsible for integration of emerging technologies and differentiators into our Mission Systems solutions on key programs within the autonomous & unmanned markets. This includes planning, integration, and test of Autonomy related system architectures such as autonomous systems and behaviors, advanced communications management, vehicle navigation and control, and other advanced system technologies.The successful candidate will be part of a distributed team composed of professionals from several disciplines and must have the ability to function well, both alone and with others, and have strong interpersonal skills. This position may require occasional travel (up to 10%.).This position does require that candidate has a final US DoD security clearance, or ability to obtain a final security clearance (US Citizenship is required) in order to access classified information.Job Responsibilities:Demonstrated systems engineering experience through all phases of system development including requirements capture and analysis, system architecture design, requirements allocation and traceability, system / subsystem integration, system verification, system validation and life-cycle product support.Subject Matter Expertise in System / Subsystem integrationDemonstrated experience in Lab Management and Network Architecture.Uses portfolio vision to think beyond the immediate situation, explore multiple potential paths, and adapt decision-making style and thought process based on the situational circumstances.Understanding of DoD open systems architecture and protocols (FACE, JCA, HOST, OMS, SOSA, Joint Common Architecture, etc.)Leading and coordinating small teams including technical aspects as well as program cost and schedule.Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.Capable of estimating, tracking, and communicating cost, schedule, and risk in support of program earned value metrics.Demonstrate ability to adapt decision-making style based on the situational circumstances.Use personal experience and best practices to identify issues, potential problems, and risk.Basic Qualifications:Bachelor's degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience OR Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years experience OR In absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.Must be a US CitizenMust have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance.Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated experience with tools such as JIRA, Git, Subversion, Docker, and requirements management applications.Experience with executing Research and Development / Science and Technology Programs, delivering new technologies to internal and external customers is desired.Experience working effectively in highly collaborative environments, a demonstrated ability to take ownership of tasks and lead technical efforts spanning multiple stakeholders, and be able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization as well as customers.Experience in integrating and troubleshooting network connectivity issues (eg routing tables and general IP data flows)Familiarity with DevSecOps tools and techniques is a plusThis position requires an individual that can perform with minimal direct supervisory support. As such the candidate must be highly motivated and a self-starter. The ability to coordinate several complex engineering activities while balancing priorities and schedules is a must.Background and/or knowledge of the following technologies is helpful but not required:* UAS Command and Control SystemsAutonomy AlgorithmsDetect and AvoidGuidance and NavigationFlight Management SystemsSensor Fusion / Sensor SystemsWeapons SystemsHuman / machine interfaceInformation AssuranceDiversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility. Some of our competitive benefits package includes: Medical, dental, and vision insuranceThree weeks of vacation for newly hired employeesGenerous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy optionTuition reimbursementLife insurance and disability coverageOptional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legalOvia Health, fertility and family planningEmployee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessionsRedbrick - Incentives for a Healthy YouAutism BenefitDoctor on Demand, virtual doctor visitsAdoption AssistanceBest Doctors, second opinion program And more!Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all US positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form - with our customers and with each otherpropel us all higher, again and again. Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day. Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.Privacy Policy and Terms:Click on this link to read the Policy and Terms

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