Systems Project Engineer - EW

4 days left

DCS Corp
Sterling Heights, Michigan
Feb 12, 2024
Mar 04, 2024
Engineering, Systems
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Provide engineering and project management support to DoD program offices overseeing the development and integration of EW technologies onto military ground vehicle platforms.

Essential Job Functions:

Work with various project management offices (vehicle platform offices and EW system offices) in order to evaluate and synchronize program acquisition schedules, integration costs and other requirements pertaining to Army and/or Marine Corps network development.

Develop proposed high-level architectures and strategies for the implementation of EW systems onto ground vehicles.

Author contractual statements of work (SoW) to define vehicle system integration efforts. Represent the DoD vehicle PM office by overseeing and managing efforts by contractors in their execution of the SoW.

Assist in adjudicating programmatic issues for the ground vehicle office.

Represent our DoD customer while coordinating and interacting with PEOs/PMs, ASN(RDA) G-3/5/7, MCTSSA, CD&I ATEC, TCM and other organizations outside of the ground vehicle office. Assist in ensuring end-to-end program integration of the communications network to include interoperability testing and certification, safety confirmation, test, kit procurement and logistics integration.

Develop and synchronizes network architectures with Project Management offices for future network capability sets.

Assist in developing and presenting regular status briefs to Project Manager Offices and to Program Executive Offices.

Perform project management duties and create related documents to support these efforts.

Serve as assistant advisor to the program office for the integration of current and future DoD EW systems.

Management and oversight of the contractor development of vehicle network while assisting with integration of Government furnished systems.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering plus a minimum of year 5 years of experience with engineering of networked vehicle systems.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.

Network architecture development experience.

Project management experience.

Self-starter with the ability to work without direct supervision.

Ability to work within a team context to both direct and contribute to vehicle system integration and development efforts.

Ability to daily provide high quality support and customer service to the Government customer in a high visibility position.

Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Strong interpersonal abilities, including ability to tactfully negotiate resolution to competing programmatic demands and requirements.

A strong customer service mentality.

Comfortable with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project.

Work with user representatives and formal DoD requirements documents in order to determine the requirements for a system development or integration effort.

Ability to travel to various customer and contractor facilities and test centers (estimated approx 10% travel).

This position is at a client site but may have an option for regular telework. It is possible that the option for telework could be eliminated in the future, so candidates must be willing to perform this role 100% on-site if required.

Desired Skills:

Experience in assessing threats to a combat vehicle and its respective systems, and the EW systems that can feasibly utilize the electromagnetic and directed energy spectrums to attack, defend against, or exploit those threats.

Knowledgeable in EM deception, jamming, electronic countermeasures and counter-countermeasures, EM reconnaissance, EW programming and reprogramming, EM signature management, surveillance, and emission control.

Understand the frequency ranges, EW techniques, and operational tactics of targeted adversary systems as well as onboard EW systems and friendly forces.

Experience with waveform analyzing, waveform review process, Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) testing, and radio frequency testing.

Electrical, computer, and/or systems engineering experience on DoD ground combat vehicles and/or DoD EW systems.

Experience working with MCTSSA, PEO LS, MCSC or equivalent Army organizations; GVSC, PEO CS&CSS, PEO C3T and/or related PM offices within the Army Materiel Command.

Experience in developmental and operational testing of military EW systems.

Understanding of the DoD acquisition process.

Experience with in-vehicle data networks.