Senior Systems Design Engineer (Electrical)

Job Category: Engineering
Location: Texas, United States
Employment Type: Permanent
Location Terms: Hybrid
Salary: USD200000

Our Client's (Aerospace, Defense, Government Business Unit) Customer Centric Solutions Team is seeking to hire an experienced Senior Systems Design Engineer (Electrical) to work on custom engineering opportunities that enable the sale of standard their products.

The primary responsibilities of this position are to work with customers, sales personnel, engineering teams, alliance partners, and contract manufacturers to define, document, design, deploy and sustain products tailored to meet specific customer requirements for large scale turnkey engineering solutions. The ideal candidate has experience and knowledge regarding products and system level design.

Core Job Responsibilities:

This is a multi functional role dealing with diverse engineering needs, including the ability to gather requirements, generate specification documents, and interface with alliance partners, contract manufacturers and internal personnel to design, deploy and sustain custom solutions worldwide. This is a high visibility role within the company requiring daily interaction with customers, Sales Teams, Engineering Teams, and Executive Management.

The role will include: 

Interacting with a wide variety of customers, staff, external alliance partners and suppliers in support of designing, implementing and sustaining of custom solutions

Generating requirements documents, statements of work and Bills of Materials 

Defining and implementing project plans, managing milestones and holding reviews to assure systems meet requirements and readiness for deployment

Specifying, designing, prototyping, testing, and deploying turnkey automated solutions

Directing support personnel, managing project technical deliverables, guiding technical decisions and driving field found issues to resolution

Traveling as needed (possibly up to 25%) domestically and abroad in support of project objectives 

Experience and Skill Requirements: 

Minimum Requirements:

  • B. S. Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechatronics or Electronics Engineering Technology

  • Minimum of 7 years relevant industry experience in a Hardware Systems Design Role or a Test Engineering Design Role

  • US Person (US Citizen or Green Card ) ONLY, ability to work on ITAR projects and qualify for DoD Clearances

  • Strong understanding of electrical engineering, electronics & computer architectures

  • Understanding of high-level programming languages (LabVIEW, TestStand, C/C++/C#)

  • Demonstrated? understanding of the following concepts and principles:

  • Sources of measurement error

  • Appropriate selection of instrumentation and equipment 

  • Understanding of schematics and wiring diagrams 

  • Integration of hardware and software

  • Bill of Materials creation and review

  • Familiarity with CAD and PCB design tools

  • Statistical analysis of data (Cp, Cpk, GR&R)

Preferred Skills:

  • Hands on use of schematic capture tools and PCB design tools

  • Knowledge in Component Supplier Selection 

  • Knowledge in Compliance Certifications (CE, UL, TUV, Etc.)

  • Hands on use of Hardware Platforms and Instruments

  • Hands on use of LabVIEW and Test Stand

  • Solidworks Electrical with 3D plugin 

Demonstrated ability to:

  • Work effectively in a diverse, multi cultural group development environment

  • Problem-solve effectively - diagnose technical issues and propose reasonable solutions

  • Lead teams in test and measurement system design 

  • Take initiative, be a self-starter, and work independently 

  • Persistently drive tasks and lead projects to successful completion

  • Quickly learn applicable technology, systems, and products 

  • Strong work ethic and drive to succeed 


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