Systems Engineer

Patricio Enterprises, Inc
Aberdeen, MD
Nov 23, 2021
Dec 04, 2021
Full Time
LOCATION: Aberdeen Proving Ground, MDSTATUS: FundedTRAVEL: Up to 25%CLEARANCE: SecretBENEFITS: 401K, Life/Health/ Dental/Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off, and Tuition Reimbursement.DESCRIPTION: Patricio Enterprises (PE) is seeking an intermediate level Systems Engineer to support the Product Manager (PM) Aerial Enhanced Radar, Optics, and Sensors (AEROS) AN/ZPY-1 Small Tactical Radar Lightweight (STARLite) acquisition program. PM AEROS develops, acquires, fields, and supplies life cycle support to tactically relevant Aerial Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (AISR) sensors that maintain battlespace awareness, enabling rapid situational understanding and integrated operations for United States (US) Warfighters in the US Central Command (CENTCOM), Pacific Command (PACOM), Africa Command (AFRICOM), European Command (EUCOM) Areas of Responsibility (AORs) and other locations, as required. Primary duties will include (but not limited to):Provide system engineering support and advice for team integration on the STARLite system.Interface with all aspects of the team to work system engineering issues and actions, to include: tracking user requirements and their translation into system requirements and specifications; providing expertise and direction in the development or modification of new capabilities; providing system engineering support and advice for system integration on new platforms, when required; evaluating project initiatives, designs, and design changes at the system level for cost/schedule/performance impacts.Identify system requirements and work with other engineers and staff to oversee system design, development, integration, and product verification testing at the component and system level.Assist in processes for configuration management of systems.Interface with host platform PMs and vendors to ensure requirements are met and expected availability and performance levels are achieved.Advocate for program performance that meets the requirements of PM SAI System Engineering policy requirements, recommending future direction or projects to management.Originate and deliver technical and program briefs to government and contractor personnel at all levels.Participate in the developing training programs for various sensor systems.Supports testing and test planning across the full range of the acquisition life cycle, providing subject matter expertise and technical support for proof of concept, developmental test, operational tests, and factory & acceptance tests.; gather documentation to support field exercises and coordinate with test ranges and support activities.KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:Knowledge of systems engineering principles.Willing to learn.Must be able to work independently.Must be detail oriented and organized.Ability to express ideas effectively orally and in writing.Proficiency with Microsoft Office.EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:Bachelor's degree - Degree may be systems, electrical, industrial, or mechanical engineering or related field.Minimum of four (4) years related work experience is required.Experience working with radars is desired.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This is work requires the following physical activities: sitting, walking, reaching, sifting, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, feeling, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity.Employee must be able to see and hear, read and write. Requires adaptability, analyzing, assessing, calculating, decision making, dependability, good judgment, reading, memorizing, social skills, speaking in front of groups, stress control, writing. Ability to understand, remember, and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information; Ability to apply common sense in performing job. Ability to make decisions which have significant impact on the department's credibility, operations, and services. Ability to compute, analyze, and interpret complex statistical data and/or to develop forecasts and computer models.This job operates in both a professional office environment and a field environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, printers/photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines as well as military equipment. TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Travel by auto and plane will be required for this position, both CONUS and OCONUS, up to 25%.EOE. Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.Patricio Enterprises Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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