Systems Engineer

Job opening ID

1767

Posting title

Systems Engineer

Roles and responsibilities

Must be a US Citizen
11 month contract position
W2 with full benefits
Must be able to pass background check and drug screen

Job Description:
Performs a variety of engineering work in the development of an operable system capable of meeting requirements within imposed constraints including mass, cost and schedule. Designs and/or analyzes subsystem interfaces to ensure that subsystems are integrated and work together to form a viable complete system. Performs functional analysis of a system to ensure it meets performance criteria and mission constraints and to feed the analysis results back into the subsystem development teams. Usually is an engineering generalist with knowledge in several different engineering disciplines such as electrical, mechanical and aerospace. Executes specific engineering assignments under the direction and guidance of higher level engineers. Works independently, directing and coordinating the work of engineers and other technical personnel engaged in the compilation of engineering data, construction and testing of models, designing subsystem components, writing reports and test procedures. Performs other functions necessary to complete engineering assignments. Assists other high level engineers or higher level engineering program elements engaged in an engineering or research project. Assumes responsibility for for a major segment of related work. May serve as company representative advising customer and contractor personnel on technical requirements for products or services, support equipment and electronic equipment installation. Plans, directs and coordinates engineering functions involved in the design and development, installation, testing and integration of systems and subsystems. Directs or conducts research studies necessary for the improvement or reconfiguration of systems or subsystems. Serves as the customer interface and organizational consultant on significant issues requiring technical guidance, redirection or resolution. May act as leader for a small single function team; represents the organization related to a specific project. Performs all other duties as assigned

Required Skills:
Resolves complex technical issues in primary area of competence. 
Typically deals with several problems at the same time. 
Technical guidance and review available. 
Integrates a range of inputs into job performance; includes supervisor inputs, task and project requirements, and job related theories and concepts. 
Some customer influence on specific issues. 
Infrequent clarification required for either oral or written and for either technical or non-technical communications. 
Communication typically occurs at either one level above or one level below within or outside the organization. 
Performs varied assignments of an advanced nature requiring full use of engineering methods. 
Solid understanding of advanced principles/concepts. 
Familiar with distributed workstation architectures and Windows / LYNX Operating System (required). 
Rotating on call duty (required).

Desired
Previous EDOS operations experience (preferred). 
Familiar with Operational System Validation Test (preferred).

Education
BS degree in engineering or applied science with at least 3 years of related experience. Specific contract requirements regarding education and experience will prevail

Number of positions

1

Location

Greenbelt

State

Maryland