Thales Defense & Security, Inc.

Senior Systems Engineer

Location US
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/1/2022 10:17 AM)
Job ID
3194
Category
Engineering - Software
Experience (Years)
5
Recruiter
Tracy Lin
Minimum Degree
Bachelors

Overview

Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC, a subsidiary of Thales Defense & Security, is a technical leader in the fields of sonar systems, sonar signal processing, acoustic training systems, and open architecture system & software integration for the United States defense industry. AAC focuses on emerging areas to be a leading provider of Undersea Warfare Solutions and our customers’ natural choice for integrated systems, sensors, weapons, and trainers. For additional information about Advanced Acoustic Concepts, please visit our website at: http://www.aaccorp.com.

 

Job Title: Senior Systems Engineer

 

Job Location: Washington, D.C. or Lemont Furnace, PA

 

Position Summary

Responsible for leading group of engineers on a technical activity and completion of activity on time and budget. Design, develop, analyze, document and support testing of products, systems or subsystems. May use computer-aided engineering or other design/analysis software in the performance of assignments.  

Responsibilities

Primary and Essential Accountabilities

  • Involved with the analysis, design, development and implementation of new and/or existing systems/sub-systems
  • May include Architectural Design, Requirements Engineering, or others. Determine system specifications
  • Support acquisition of hardware and software (or subcontractor services as needed)
  • Responsible for leading group of engineers on a technical activity and completion of activity on time and budget
  • Design, develop, analyze, document and support testing of products, systems or subsystems
  • May use computer-aided engineering or other design/analysis software in the performance of assignments
  • Review customer specifications and requirements, and under direction, develop designs to best support them, including cost as a key design variable
  • Provide budget, cost and schedule input for design assignments
  • Specify and evaluate supplier components, subsystems and services
  • Drive the program design to cost and design for manufacture requirements
  • Develop prototypes to retire key development risks
  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with other company personnel and the customer as required
  • Participate in preparation of proposals
  • Provide technical knowledge and assistance to other engineers and support personnel
  • Lead and direct the work of others as assigned
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

Secondary Accountabilities

  • Attend appropriate engineering, customer or business meetings
  • Lead less-experienced engineers

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizenship required. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical field
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant/applicable experience
  • Fluency in technologies and application domain
  • Ability to lead a technical group independently 

Additional Desirable Qualifications, Skills, and Knowledge

  • Mechanical integration experience
  • Winch and handling systems experience
  • Navy INCO/SHIPALT – Navy Installation and Ship Alteration experience
  • Production Support experience

Physical Requirements

  • Lifting (up to 20 lbs.): up to 25% of time
  • Walking: up to 25% of time
  • Climbing, Bending, Standing, Stooping: up to 10% of time
  • Sitting: up to 75% of time
  • Travel: up to 10% of time

Benefits

We offer a variety of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and 401(k) savings plan. We champion programs that focus on you and your family’s physical, emotional and financial well-being.

 

Other benefits include:

  • Flexible work schedules such as our 9/80 schedule (off every other Friday)
  • Generous PTO and designated paid holidays
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Parental Leave

The health and safety of our employees and their families remains a top priority at AAC. Successful candidates must comply with federal contractor vaccine mandate requirements. Subject to state-specific exemptions, newly hired employees are required to provide proof they are fully vaccinated prior to their start date, unless a medical or religious accommodation or an exemption pursuant to applicable state law is formally approved by AAC prior to commencing employment. 

 

AAC champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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