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Sr. Systems Engineer

Davenport, IA 52804

Posted: 06/07/2018 Employment Type: Direct Placement Category: Systems Engineers Job Number: 76661
Sr. Systems Engineer

This position is located in Davenport, IA.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports Integrated Product Teams in the inception, design & execution of complex engineering projects over the full life cycle of product development.

  • Analyzes and documents multi-disciplinary requirements including, but not limited to, mechanical, electro-mechanical, software, safety and reliability.

  • Highly effective utilization of IBM Rational DOORS (v 9.6) as a requirements database management tool.

  • Desired capability to generate DXL scripts as needed and perform database administration.

  • Coordinates requirements databases with customers and suppliers to ensure synchronization.

  • Generates meaningful metrics to ascertain status, stability, maturity and level of compliance of project requirements.

  • Performs and/or leads teams in the decomposition, allocation and derivation of requirements and establishes traceability.

  • Conducts requirements quality audits and assessments.

  • Develops Requirements Verification Matrices and assists in developing verification, validation and qualification plans.

  • Leads and/or facilitates Functional Configuration Audits.

  • Assists in preparation and execution of System Requirements Review, Preliminary Design Reviews, Critical Design Reviews and Test Readiness Reviews.

  • Manages requirements baselines, performs change impact analysis, tracks customer and internal requirements changes, and implements changes in the database and appropriate specifications.

  • Participates in and makes recommendations in system architectural decisions related to organization of interface requirements, specifications, design descriptions, and concepts of operation.

  • Identifies and implements improvements to engineering and/or company tools, processes and practices.

  • Participates in proposal development: parses statement of work and requirements into standard work breakdown structures and generates estimates for project requirements management function.

  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions.

Minimum Requirements:

  • ABET accredited BS Degree in an Engineering field.

  • 5+ years’ experience in the aerospace industry.

  • 3+ years’ experience with IBM Rational DOORS.

  • This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US. In order to be eligible you must be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Mechanical or Aerospace degree from an ABET accredited Institution.

  • Skilled at generating DXL scripts.

  • Experienced in supporting development of aerial refueling and/or aerospace life support products.

  • Experience in aerospace electrical systems, fuel, electro-mechanical systems, hydraulics, and controls.

  • Experience with commercial, civil and defense aircraft development programs.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills for effective interface with engineers, management, suppliers, customers and generation of project documentation.

  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Experience interpreting contracts, Statements of Work, Specifications, and design documentation.

  • Experience with Windows based Microsoft Office suite.
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