Principal Engineer, Systems (Config. Mgmt)
Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems. 1. Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, and analog or digital systems engineering. 2. Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis. 3. Reviews completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management and/or clients. 4. Plans and directs upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements. 5. Develops documentation on new or existing systems. 6. Develops and directs tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements. 7. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems. 8. Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance. 9. Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility. 10. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibilities. 11. Serves as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met. 12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned. 13. Participates in special projects as required. Program-specific responsibilities may include but not necessarily limited to:
- Provides configuration management support to assigned projects. Conducts configuration control board (CCB) and associated process(es).
- Ensures configuration identification by reviewing design release documents for completeness, proper authorizations, and system updates.Performs various audits and documents results.Monitors subcontractors and vendors to ensure that the applications of customer standards and requirements for the statement of work are properly implemented.Develops configuration and data management documentation based on program requirements.Provides oversight/management of inventory/spares management process.