L3 Technologies Principal Systems Engineer, Payloads in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Principal Systems Engineer, Payloads

Description

Role Summary/Purpose

L-3 SSG has an opportunity for a Principal Systems Engineer to join our talented engineering organization. Principal members of our development staff are technical leaders across multi-disciplined teams, possessing expert understanding of aerospace technology and payload architectures for spacecraft sub-systems and instruments.

Essential Responsibilities

The scope of the position requires a proven track-record with a range of responsibilities from spacecraft requirements management & allocation, system concept development, design & analysis to procurement and integration & test of payload level sensor systems for the aerospace and commercial community. Principal Systems Engineers are the primary technical interface to our customers and the technical leads on our programs responsible for directing engineering analysis and evaluation efforts across all technical disciplines for complex electro-optical systems. Additional responsibilities include developing alternative designs to satisfy mission level requirements, documenting design approaches, establishing design verification & validation, and developing plans to manufacture and test payload sensor systems. Principal level engineers are expected to support new business opportunities, lead program tiger teams, participate in industry-wide events, and actively develop junior level staff.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • BS in an Engineering discipline, MS preferred.

  • 15 plus years of experience in developing electro-optical payloads for aerospace & military defense applications.

  • Expert knowledge in system level hardware design & development, requirements definition, analysis, and risk mitigation for space-based environments.

  • Experience with high reliability space flight programs and radiation-hardened environments is required.

  • Experience generating cost & schedule plans and estimates is required.

  • Experience as a lead engineer, project engineer, or IPT lead is required.

  • Experience with DOORS is highly desirable.

  • Experience developing systems and general engineering processes and procedures is a plus.

  • Experience supporting new business pursuits and proposals efforts is highly desirable.

  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills for interfacing with senior management and customers as well as mentoring of other engineers.

  • Existing TS/SCI (SSBI) security clearance or the ability to satisfy requirements for a TS/SCI (SSBI). Current, active clearance strongly preferred.

L-3 SSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.We encourage minorities, women, veterans and disabled individuals to apply. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

U.S. Citizenship status required.

The Company

L-3Communications is a prime contractor in Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C3ISR) systems, aircraft modernization and maintenance, and government services. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of electronic systems used on military and commercial platforms. Our customers include the U.S. Department of Defense and its prime contractors, U.S. Government intelligence agencies, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Justice, allied foreign governments, domestic and foreign commercial customers and select other U.S. federal, state and local government agencies.

L-3 SSG

L-3 SSG specializes in the development, manufacturing and qualification of remote E-O sensing payloads, instruments and major sub-systems primarily for space as well as unique airborne applications. Space mission areas include major science investigation, situational awareness, launch detection and weather analysis. Primary markets served include NASA, DoD, intelligence communities and commercial space. Primary airborne contributions include hyperspectral payloads for specialized overseas missions and critical line-of-sight control sub-systems for targeting systems.

Job Engineering-Systems

Primary Location USA-Massachusetts-Wilmington

US Security Clearance Required: None

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day - 1st

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Organization: Division - SSG-20000054

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Posting: Jun 23, 2017, 12:54:38 PM

Req ID: 079203