Thales Defense & Security, Inc.

Senior Systems Engineer

Location US
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/1/2022 3:52 PM)
Job ID
3201
Category
Engineering - Systems
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

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