Avionics Radio Systems Engineering Manager

KForce   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


15+ years

Posted 37 days ago


Kforce's growing Engineering Company in Phoenix, Arizona (AZ) is looking for a Senior Avionics Radio Systems Engineering Manager. We are looking for candidates Nationwide willing to relocate to the State of Arizona. Once again, the position is in Arizona. Summary: The ideal candidate will be responsible to manage the System Engineering team. Particular emphasis is placed upon the development of commercial avionics equipment including: software defined radios, audio equipment, communication/navigation, connected aircraft, airborne servers, transponders, and similar hardware. This role will be required to support the future growth of the business by leading and designing new products and by driving the continuous improvement of existing products. The manager will be a key interface into the Product Line Management team and a technical interface for customers. The manager must be able to perform Systems Engineering tasks/documents, as well as manage a team of engineers.


  • BS EE or equivalent
  • 15+ years of experience in avionics development
  • 5+ years of formally managing a systems development team
  • Shown ability to develop system level designs
  • solid background in systems engineering when it comes to the development of radios.
  • Experience in some of the following is desired: AM, FM, Have Quick, SINCGARS, APCO Project 25 (P25), Land Mobile (LMR), APX, JTRS (Joint Tactical Radio System), DO-186, TIA-102, etc.
  • Experience with DO-178B development, DO-254, and DO-160 Qualification Testing
  • * Software Defined Radio waveform definition
  • Experience with the following System level activities:
  • Developing System level architectures
  • Translate/create customer/industry/market requirements to system level requirements
  • Allocate system level requirements into hardware and software requirements
  • FMEA and safety analysis
  • System level verification & verification
  • Experience interfacing with customers and FAA audits
  • Design experience of software defined mission/tactical radios, on-board avionic computing platforms/servers, and/or Com/Nav designs

Preferred Qualifications but notrequired:

  • Ability to coordinate and manage Bid and Proposals (ROMs, RFI, RFP, etc.)
  • Ability to develop system level designs and mature them through appropriate R&D efforts
  • Experience transitioning new products into the factory
  • Experience interfacing with the factory and a Repair & Overhaul organization to support sustaining products
  • Experience with Requirement Management tools
  • Ability to create, implement, and/or modify engineering processes
  • Understanding of Design-to-Cost and Design-for-Manufacturability
  • RF design knowledge

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, rel

JobID: 1789512-WQG