Senior GPS Systems Engineer
at Geologics Corporation

Date Posted: 8/21/2019

Job Description

Opportunity:  Senior GPS Systems Engineer / DOD-Aerospace / Scottsdale AZ (Immediate need…)
 
Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
 
Education:
Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred
 
CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants selected may be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required
 
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
Leads requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, detail trade studies, systems integration and test (verification), validation and interface definition studies of system, subsystem or system elements with little or no supervision
Leads technical planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elements
Leads customer requirements analysis, develops system requirements and defines allocations to lower levels (subsystem, elements and components)
Leads detailed technical analyses for a system, subsystem or system elements to include: concept, requirements, design, fabrication, integration, test, acceptance, delivery, installation, training, operation, maintenance and disposal
Contributes to detailed technical analyses at the System of System (SOS) level
Leads evaluations of systems, networks and information systems to ensure designs meet applicable governmental security specifications
May provide system accreditation/certification evaluation and test support to ensure all technical security features (e.g., identification, authentication, access control, labeling, and auditing) of the system are considered and function properly
May develop system security documentation on both new and fielded information systems
Synthesizes solutions to meet customer expectations and technical performance while staying within schedule and cost constraints
Leads Modeling and Simulation activities
Researches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
Effectively chooses the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering products
Performs or leads the development of technical strategies and teaming strategies on multiple projects
Contributes to Product Family/Product Lines
Supervises or manages lower level employees
Leads technical tasks for large teams or projects
Leads small technical proposals and contributes to medium sized proposals
May be a book boss on a medium proposal
Leads the generation of medium to large subcontract Statement of Works (SOWs)
Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments
Guides the successful completion of major programs and projects
Works on advanced architectures that may result in new business for the company
Conceives system interfaces and business application prototypes.
Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills.
Defines processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility.
Designs a complete and complex framework, system or product.
Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
Having broad expertise or unique knowledge, uses skills to contribute to development of company objectives and principles and to achieve goals in creative and effective ways.
Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses.
Frequent contact with all levels across the entire company
Serves as consultant to management and customers on projects and applications
May serve as company technical spokesperson
Travel may be required
Security clearance may be required
Works under consultative direction on predetermined long range objectives
Assignments may be self-initiated
Works on unusually complex problems and provides creative and innovative solutions
May function in a Deputy Program Manager Engineering (DPME) role
Keeps abreast of technology trends and communicates these trends to other

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Demonstrated use, understanding and tailoring of Hi Rel GPS systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories. Experience with GPS receivers, hardware, software, GPS simulation, and GPS testing.
Frequently contributes to the development of innovative principles and ideas
Major contributor to the achievement of business objectives
Demonstrated proficiency with requirements management, system design & system modeling tools
Recognizes various architectural patterns, applies them appropriately, understands strengths/weaknesses within those architectures and develops architectural variations as necessary
Familiar with Enterprise Architecture Frameworks
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
Demonstrated written and verbal communications skills
Creative thinker
Demonstrated understanding and ability to apply project leadership principles including SPI/CPI, Earned Value, Cost Account Management (CAM), and Statistical Process Controls

Job Snapshot

About Us

GeoLogics is a high-technology and technical services company with over 25 years of successful participation in development and experimental programs for aerospace and defense contractors, government agencies, and research laboratories. GeoLogics specializes in creating mission critical solutions and provides technical support in the areas of R&D, engineering, communications, software, and systems development.

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