Principal Systems Engineer - Communications Products

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/24/17
Cedar Rapids, IA
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/24/17

Must Have Requirements:

● Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline
● Must possess or be eligible for obtaining a U.S. DoD Secret Clearance. U.S. Citizenship is required. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/re-instatement and must meet eligibility requirements.
● Demonstrated technical experience in the following:

● Systems engineering processes and tools
● Product lifecycle development
● System requirements capture and analysis
● Systems architecture definition, analysis, and design
● System requirements validation

● Demonstrated leadership of engineers to capture, design, decompose, model and translate requirements for large, complex systems
● Understanding of system validation processes for technical product development, leading the generation of test descriptions, systems evaluation, and testing of complex systems
● Demonstrated knowledge of communications engineering fundamentals, including radio transceiver architectures/designs, radio functional component blocks, performance specifications, and test methodologies
● Demonstrated ability to plan project level work to meet schedule, cost, and performance goals
● Ability to effectively manage program technical risks by evaluating requirements and design aspects
● Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively interact and build trust with team members from many different backgrounds, including engineering management, engineering teams, program management, business development, support groups, and subcontractors
● Knowledge of systems engineering tools for requirements capture, behavioral modeling/simulation, peer reviews, configuration and change management


● Knowledge or experience in Information Assurance design
● Understanding of system validation and verification processes for Software Defined Radios with the ability to generate test descriptions and perform systems evaluation and testing of radio systems.
● Understanding of manufacturing build, test, quality and customer acceptance review processes
● Experience with systems modelling and simulation
● Experience with program pursuit and capture (concept development, writing and costing) including the ability to lead technical proposal preparation.
● Knowledge or experience in software development
● Ability to serve as liaison between functional discipline groups, internal stakeholders, and external customers
● Familiarity with military concepts of operations
● Domain knowledge of commercial and/or military net-centric wireless communications waveforms/protocols
● Acquainted with radio performance standards (military, commercial, FAA)
● Master’s Degree in applicable engineering or science field
● Able to support occasional travel to domestic and international locations


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