Software System Engineer - Ground Combat Vehicle

DCS   •  

Warren, MI

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 339 days ago

Requisition Number     17-0388

Title     Software System Engineer - Ground Combat Vehicle

City     Warren

State     Michigan

Employment Type     Full Time

Hot Job     Yes


Provide systems engineering and project management for the design, development, fabrication, integration, test, maintenance and continual enhancement of DCS Corp Customer's Program Executive Office - Ground Combat Systems performing vehicle software and system engineering functions.

Lead and support efforts in the requirements analysis, design, development, execution and sustainment of world class vehicle electronics systems pertaining software integration for ground combat vehicles.

Essential Job Functions:

Lead a combined project team of government and contract employees located in many different locations while meeting directed delivery dates to meet fielding requirements.

Interface with Program and Project Managers, Software Engineers, System Architects, Logisticians and Engineers from other organizations to identify system requirements for Combat Vehicle Systems.

To provide guidance, leadership and to actively work with a team of diversified engineers and technicians in executing system engineering practices consistent with defined organizational standards.

Develop and/or provide inputs to project plans of execution to include scope, budget, resource needs, material needs, and schedule.


Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. citizenship is required. Must have the ability to obtain a Government security clearance.

Engineering Degree plus 5 years of experience.

Project Management experience.

Ability to effectively communicate project status to include development, test and risk, to higher level leadership.

Experience in working with medium to high complexity hardware/software systems.

Experience with fire control systems for Ground Combat Vehicles. Experience with Interface Control Documents (ICDs) and/or Interface Description Documents (IDDs).

Experience in analyzing, developing and documenting system level requirements, design and test procedures.

Familiar with engineering support and engineering management tools using databases and database structures.

Ability to lead and motivate team of engineers and technicians.

Experience working within and tracking progress against project plans, schedules, scope, budget and resources.

Excellent technical, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

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

Desired Skills:

Experience in developing system engineering solutions for Army Ground Combat Vehicle Systems.

Experience with US Army Ground Combat Vehicle System Electronics Hardware and Software.

Experience with data transfer protocols and network protocols. Experience in Systems of Systems Architectures for Army Systems.

Familiarity with Information Assurance restrictions associated with Ground Combat Vehicles.

Familiarity with Configuration Management.