Systems Engineering Specialist

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Land Systems
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Sterling Heights
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United States of America
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Requisition Number: 2500
Location: Sterling Heights Complex (LSHC)
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Relocation Provided: No
Experience Required: More than 10 years
Department: SSWV Systems Engineering - L9871 (Direct)

Position Description:
The System Design Engineer is an individual who may have responsibilities, expertise, and experience across a range of design, analysis, and test activities with systems, subsystems, components, and software, and spanning the life cycle of a project from design concepts to end item test and evaluation.

  • Define and ensure traceability of the system and subsystem requirements
  • Perform functional analysis to develop flows and concepts of execution
  • Design and develop the system and subsystem architecture, interfaces, and design including commonality considerations
  • Decompose system and subsystem performance and verification requirements, and develop design verification plans and reports
  • Identify, define, and manage power, data, and other system interfaces
  • Ensure the system, subsystem, and component interfaces are maintained
  • Manage power and network bandwidth allocations for vehicle functions
  • Ensure the system design aligns across physical, power, data, and software
  • Integrate and verify the system and subsystem components
  • Define and execute system and subsystem integration, test, and verification
  • Provide technical inputs to planning, schedules, and cost estimates
  • Achieve proficiency in one or multiple domains (e.g., Power, Fire Control, Diagnostics, Information Assurance, C4, Software User Interface design, etc.)

Position Requirements:
- Required B.S. in Electrical Engineering
- Minimum 10 years of revelant experience preferred.
- Significant skills in subsystem requirements design & test

- Experience/knowledge on Stryker programs preferred, including MEP/Lethality
- Experience/knowledge with C4ISR/FBCB2 preferred
- Experience/knowledge with Embedded Training preferred

- Self starter; highly motivated
- Perform preliminary design and analysis
- Must be able to work in an Integrated Product Team environment and be able to communicate across functional organizations
- Trouble shooting vehicle subsystems
- Performing failure analysis & be able to provide technical direction for corrective action solutions
- Must be able to write technical reports
- A working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications is required
- Able to work in office, shop, test lab, test site environments, and in vehicles
- Able to work overtime if required
- Willing to travel on an intermittent basis to production facilities & customer sites

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