EO/IR Engineer

DCS Corp
Fort Belvoir, VA
Oct 15, 2021
Nov 18, 2021
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. As a federal contractor, DCS is required to comply with Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Effective December 8, 2021, DCS will require all newly hired employees to be fully vaccinated before their start date unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation.

Provide on-site/telework electro-optical engineering support to U.S. Army Product Manager Ground Sensors.

Essential Job Functions:

Review technical data packages, drawings, reports, logistics products, etc. and provide technical recommendations and risk assessments.

Define and develop system requirements and allocation of System and Subsystem requirements

Ensure the design of subsystems and integration of total systems.

Conduct root cause corrective action investigations into mechanical, electrical, and optical failures throughout hardware qualification testing and ensure corrective actions are implemented correctly and robustly.

Recommend courses of action for leadership with a balance of cost, schedule, and performance when making recommendations to leadership

Assist in development of necessary program and acquisition documentation, to include but not limited to, the Acquisition Plan, Acquisition Strategy, Source Selection Plan, and Requests for Information, Requests for Proposal, Performance Specifications, Interface Control Documents, Budgets and Schedules

Perform reviews and documentation functions of ECPs under consideration by the Government for incorporation into hardware items and systems.

Assist in reviewing and/or preparing Notices of Revisions (NORs) for all ECPs.

Provide support in defining program, systems and operational requirements and perform in-depth analysis supporting the programs advancement.

Review testing results and determine pass/fail versus the qualification test plan.

Ability to telework.

Travel up to 10% of the time (COVID-19 travel restrictions apply).

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering and 5 years of relevant experience.

Active DoD Secret Clearance.

Experience developing performance specifications and interface control documents.

Strong oral and written communication skills.

Experience with modeling/drafting programs (Pro-E, Solid Works, CAD, etc).

Experience with reviewing engineering documentation to include drawings, interface control documents, test data and analysis reports.

4+ years engineering experience.

Knowledge of DoDI 5000.02 Defense Acquisition System documents and Defense Acquisition University (DAU) weapon systems development process.

Knowledge of Configuration Management MIL-HDBK-61B.

Knowledge of engineering product development corrective action processes.

Experience using Dynamic Object Oriented Requirements System (DOORS).

Working knowledge of MS Office products to include: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and Teams.

Working knowledge of SharePoint.

Desired Skills:

1-2 years experience with EO/IR systems and/or Optical-Mechanical systems preferred.

1-2 years experience in the design, analysis, testing and integration of DoD sensor systems (ground platforms desired).

Experience working in an Army Product Manager organization.

Masters Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.

Working knowledge of MS Project.

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