Feb 05, 2019

Engineer/ Scientist V - EW Systems Engineer Point Mugu NAWC, CA, USA

  • Saalex Solutions
  • Point Mugu NAWC, CA, USA
Full-Time Defense Design Engineering Government Other Science

Job Description

Saalex Solutions, Inc. is an Engineering and Information Technology company with a focus on Systems Engineering, IT, Integrated Logistics Support, and Range Operations and Maintenance for Space and Combat Weapon Systems domains.

Approaching our 20-year anniversary, our talent-rich, diverse staff of over 650 full-time employees nationwide is what continues to enable us to be flexible, adaptable, efficient, and easy to do business with.

Because our people are our success, we provide all our full-time employees with top benefits, to include a 401k with a company match - 100% vested from day one!

Deep understanding of user requirements, acquisition/project processes, and state-of-the-art technologies serve as fertile ground for our employees’ personal growth and career progression, and our staff appreciates our employees-first approach in lateral and forward career development.

Apply now if you're looking for A+ company culture, and an inclusive, growth-oriented group!

The candidate will work within the Defensive Electronic Warfare (EW) Systems Engineering Division, as a Senior Systems Engineer or Project Engineer to support a variety of efforts such as radar warning, electro-optics, missile warning, and electronic countermeasure systems.

The candidate will manage multiple projects within the TACAIR EW Integrated Product Team (IPT)/F-35 and will be articulating approaches to solve technical and programmatic issues with EW systems at NAVAIR Weapons Division, Point Mugu. 

The major responsibilities include the identification of system requirements, design, and development for EW systems along with the evaluation and analysis of system performance for USN strike aircraft by ensuring that proposed implementation of system design align with fleet required critical capabilities.

The candidate will directly interface with the customer and fleet representative(s) when hosting project meetings, technical meetings and milestone reviews. The candidate will collaborate with other USN and FMS Project Leads, Strike Integration Lead, Strike Technical Lead, Engineers, and Technicians to plan and execute related suite tasking; as well as, with prime contractors in their software development efforts. This person will serve as an intermediary between IPT members and the operational user perspective to EW systems, software development feedback, engineering efforts, and acquisition life cycle milestones and events. 

The candidate receives technical direction from, and is accountable to the EW Strike Block Lead/F-35 Lead for cost, schedule, development and technical performance for all EW Suite products and services assigned to the IPT for Strike aircraft system configurations across the full systems lifecycle.

The candidate is responsible for providing quality products that meet Fleet needs in a timely and effective manner; developing and maintaining a technical and business strategy per direction of EW Lead while ensuring that an EW system engineering approach is applied across all phases of the project; and continually improving the organization’s ability to handle more challenging tasks. 

The candidate will be responsible for leading and managing complex technical projects that encompass systems evaluation; development, integration and deployment of quality products that are produced to meet the customer requirement in timely and effective manner. This person will generate ROM estimate, monitor, execute and update the associated Project Plans to ensure team members; processes, facilities, and equipment are fully available to meet the program schedule, requirements and performance goals.

The candidate will also interface with PMAs for project status with direction of Block Lead. This covers areas of new product development and product sustainment.

Flexibility, adaptability, teaming skills, leadership skills and verbal/written communication skills are required.

Experience/Education Required: BS or MS degree in system engineering or other related engineering field. 

Active security clearance required. 

Minimum of 6-8 years including: 
• Familiarity of EW Systems, specifically ALR-67, ALQ-165, and ALQ-214 is highly desired. 
• Demonstrate analytical and software technical background corresponding to systems engineering and program management. 
• Must have experience creating and executing budgets using MS Project and Office applications. 
• Must have effective customer and organizational level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills. 
• Demonstrate experience in leading and managing complex technical projects that encompass systems evaluation, development, integration and deployment. 
• Demonstrate technical leadership within a cross functional project team 





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