• Systems Engineer, Senior

    Group/Job Location US-MA-Waltham
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  • Overview

    QinetiQ North America delivers world-class technology and revolutionary products to defense, security and commercial markets worldwide. Our offerings range from survivability and unmanned systems to power, controls, sensors, and transportation solutions. Customers rely on our products to increase readiness, improve mission effectiveness, streamline operations, increase situational awareness and enhance security.

    At QinetiQ North America, you'll find a dedicated and talented team of people who enjoy their work and take pride in their accomplishments. As a member of our team, you'll work with cutting-edge technology and some of the industry's most brilliant minds. We offer a comprehensive, flexible benefit package including tuition assistance and career development opportunities. If you're interested in working for a technology-driven company that is the leader in its industry, but one that maintains the fast-paced, creative environment of a start-up, QinetiQ North America is the right place for you.

    QinetiQ North America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, or gender identity.


    Any external applicant will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

    Position requires U.S. citizenship.




    Senior Systems Engineer


    Position will be responsible for logical and systematic conversion of customer requirements into a total systems solution. Lead/Specialists complete or manage the logical systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. This person will be responsible for using best of practice processes to integrate multiple engineering disciplines to support the transformation of customer needs to a life-cycle balanced customer solution. The position will use expert knowledge of system engineering or system engineering management process to guide project development teams. Responsible for technical interface with the customer on all processes involved in system engineering. This position will also include evaluating the systems logistics and lifecycle support requirements.  This person will also be a key stakeholder in supporting the group’s continuing process improvement initiatives by analyzing key metrics and making recommendations for improvement.


    This person will be a hands on person that will work with design engineers to develop a system engineered design.  Must have a proven track record as a System engineer on DoD development programs. Should have knowledge and experience in systems engineering in the following areas: Mission Requirements Analysis, System Hierarchy and Specification Tree development; Functional Analysis; Systems Integration; Requirements Flowdown and Allocation; Trade Studies; System Synthesis; Configuration Definition and Management; Risk Analysis, Hazard Analysis. Candidate should also have experience in performance Verification and Validation (V&V); Integrated Logistics Support (ILS); Logistics Analysis and Engineering (Reliability, Availability and Maintainability) and/or; Modification Management.


    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Requirements analysis and synthesis
    • Verification and validation
    • Requirements management
    • Specialty Engineering (Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability, FMECA, Hazard Analysis, Obsolescence Management)
    • Lead teams with electrical, software, systems and quality engineers to achieve project deliverables


    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree and minimum 10 years’ experience.
    • Experience with military and commercial standards (MIL-STD-461, MIL-S-901D, IPC-610, etc.)
    • Experience working on DoD Programs for both surface and submersible applications
    • Experience developing and overseeing environmental tests


    Desired Qualifications

    • Experience in requirements management and troubleshooting of complex issues.
    • Experience with DOORS or an equivalent Requirement Management tool
    • Experience with RELEX or equivalent Reliability Analysis tool
    • Experience with fielded Navy systems
    • Familiar with embedded hardware and firmware design
    • Familiarity with CMMI Level 3 Processes




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