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Systems Engineer Manager

Company: General Atomics and Affiliated Companies
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Systems Engineer ManagerHuntsville, AlabamaDate posted 08/16/2022Job ID 38174BRCompany General AtomicsExperience Level ManagementJob Title Systems Engineer ManagerCity HuntsvilleState AlabamaFull-Time/Part-Time Full-Time SalaryJob Summary General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the worlds leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) is a supplier of advanced electromagnetic systems, related power equipment and other high technology products for a variety of government and commercial applications. These include products such as the design and fabrication of linear motors, superconducting and conventional rotating motors, power inverters, high-energy capacitors, radiation monitoring systems, high-voltage direct current power distribution systems, and numerous other products.We have an exciting opportunity in our Aerospace Systems Engineering directorate for a full-time Systems Engineering (SE) Manager to lead a small team providing SE, specialty engineering and Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) support to a variety of aerospace development programs and products. The successful candidate will provide technical leadership for multi-disciplinary teams that may be geographically distributed between Huntsville, AL, Centennial, CO, Fredericksburg, VA, and/or San Diego, CA. This position is located in Huntsville, AL.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide expert systems engineering team leadership for a multi-disciplinary team delivering requirements engineering, MBSE, and risk, issue and opportunity management in support of cutting edge missile, projectile, spacecraft and hypersonic vehicle development
  • As a functional manager, organize, assign and monitor tasking for SE subordinates
  • Collaborate daily with GA and customer engineering and program management teams
  • Lead and support the planning, development and execution of major program technical reviews including System Requirements Reviews, Preliminary Design Reviews, and Critical Design Reviews.
  • Expert application of systems engineering skills and experience, to include:
  • Deep knowledge of requirements development and verification activities
  • Steering identification and capture of customer and other stakeholder needs
  • Guiding collaboration between engineering teams and program/project management
  • Application of MBSE methods and techniques to a diverse portfolio of aerospace development projects
  • Proficiency in developing Operational Concepts
  • Expertise with risk, issue and opportunity identification, management and resolution
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills with and between customers, team members, task leads, functional managers, and program management to facilitate rapid resolution of technical and program issues
  • Serve as the lead systems engineer on one or more missile, satellite, projectile, or hypersonic development projects
  • Make technical presentations during working groups and peer reviews, or to senior management or customers, as required
  • Support development, review, editing, and production of technical documents, digital products, and proposals as required
  • Help subordinates set and achieve professional engineering goals; accomplish annual performance reviews to evaluate their success and identify improvements
  • Mentor less experienced systems engineers in systems engineering best practices
  • Socialize and ingrain Systems Engineering and MBSE into the local engineering team culture and project execution
  • Perform other duties as requiredWe recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.Job Qualifications:
    • Typically requires a Bachelors, Masters or PhD in engineering or a related technical field as well as nine or more years of progressively complex engineering experience with at least three of those years having management responsibilities.. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
    • Must have a thorough and broad understanding of engineering concepts and principles, and the ability to apply those concepts to development of cutting edge aerospace systems
    • Solid experience in leading and managing system engineers with diverse levels of engineering experience in complex system development environments
    • Strong experience with MBSE methods and engineering application of those methods is required.
    • Strong experience with the Cameo suite of tools including Collaborator, MagicDraw, etc.is required; The ability to teach and mentor other Systems Engineers in their use is also required.
    • Understanding of missile, spacecraft, and/or projectile subsystems and the engineering disciplines that support them is highly desired.
    • Success in this position requires consistent application of the following key abilities:
    • Demonstration of a positive attitude, strong initiative and work ethic, and ability to multi-task
    • Achieving good results and delivering solid products with minimum time expenditure
    • Advanced leadership and management skills; able to direct a team to accomplish a variety of SE tasks concurrently
    • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, computer, and presentation skills
    • Able to collaborate as part of a team, as well as accomplish tasks independently with minimal direct supervision
    • Rapid and effective problem solving
    • Skilled in mentoring, training, and professional development of SE staff members at varying experience levels
    • Experience using classical requirements management tools (DOORS, Jama, CORE etc.) is highly desirable
    • Experience developing inputs to proposals, white papers, and requests for information (RFIs) is highly desirable
    • INCOSE Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP) is desirable
    • Able to work extended hours as required
    • Travel expectation: 10 - 25%
    • Must possess active DOD Secret security clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret if requiredTravel Percentage Required 0 - 25Relocation Assistance Provided Not ProvidedUS Citizenship Required? YesClearance Required? YesClearance Level SecretWhether you are just starting out in your career or are an experienced professional, GA offers a comprehensive benefits package. For more information on our Total Rewards package, please click Apply Now below to be directed to the complete job description.General Atomics is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, transitioning status, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, medical condition, mental disability, physical disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. EEO is the law. We also prohibit compensation discrimination under all applicable laws.

Keywords: General Atomics and Affiliated Companies, Huntsville , Systems Engineer Manager, Executive , Huntsville, Alabama

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