Systems Engineer, Principal Technical Specialist with Security Clearance

HII Mission Technologies
Huntsville, Alabama
Feb 28, 2024
Mar 04, 2024
Engineering, Systems
Position Type
Engineer, Specialist
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Requisition Number: 17887 Required Travel: 0 - 10% Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt Security Clearance: Secret Level of Experience: Senior This opportunity resides with Cyber & Electronic Warfare, a business group within HII's Mission Technologies division. HII works within our nation's intelligence and cyber operations communities to defend our interests in cyberspace. Our deep expertise in network architecture, software and hardware development, cybersecurity and the electromagnetic environment uniquely enables us to support sensitive missions for federal agency partners. Meet HII's Mission Technologies Division Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense - the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that's right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you. Summary Mission Technologies, a Division of HII, has a need for a Systems Engineer, Principal Technical Specialist located in Huntsville, Alabama. The selected candidate will work directly with Program Managers and the Huntsville site-lead to ensure proper technical execution and delivery for current and future programs. The position will entail interfacing with current and potential government customers, and providing thought leadership and expertise. Essential Job Responsibilities design, develop, evaluate, and modify end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle.
Generates quantifiable requirements based on customer description, system planning and design, and acquisition logistics. Ensure requirements comply with client requirements and government standards through formal verification methods.
Translate high-level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and work with other engineering disciplines to develop lower-level detailed implementation requirements.
Establish and coordinate development of standards, practices, and procedures as related to the overall product development.
Design interfaces and bring system elements together, so they work as a whole.
Assess performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures.
Participate in system conceptual design and documentation of the design concepts.
Translate high-level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and work with multi-discipline engineering teams to develop lower-level detailed requirements.
Participate in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements through compliance verification and validation.
Generate system-level requirements verification procedures and customer acceptance test procedures.
Review test plans/procedures and ensure they meet the objectives of the contractual requirements and participates in the testing process to validate requirements.
Minimum Qualifications 12 years relevant experience with Bachelor's in related field or 10 years relevant experience with Master's in related field.
Full life-cycle experience with complex unmanned aviation systems from inception (requirements/concept development) through startup, execution, and completion (testing, sustainment and delivery to end user).
Multi-disciplined knowledge in areas related to engineering including systems design, hardware, integration, and test.
Technical review conduct including PMRs, SRRs, TRRs, PDRs, CDRs, Configuration Review Boards, and Failure Review Boards.
Clearance: An active SECRET security clearance required.
Preferred Requirements Experience working in a DoD acquisition project management office is a plus.
Physical Requirements Office, industrial, or shipboard environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances. Lifting and moving materials may be required.
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