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Technical Lead (Systems)
at Curtiss-Wright Controls
The Opportunity | Technical Lead (Systems Engineering)
We are looking for a Technical Lead in our Systems Engineering team to be a senior member of a highly technical team of engineers that includes systems and specialty engineering groups. You will be a highly enthusiastic engineering professional with an open mind to technical and organizational direction.
Recognized as a leader in deployed military electronics we will look to you to directly interface with customers and standard bodies, negotiate ideas with regard to complex business issues, effectively influencing external and internal customers. Your efforts here can have a significant impact on a corporation.
*Directs and coordinates all activities necessary to complete a major project, including System Level Concept Development, Trade Studies & Analysis, Requirements Definition & Traceability, Requirements Allocation and Compliance Tracking, Interface Control Definition, System Integration, and Design Verification and Validation.
*Leverage understanding of deployed military electronics (Mission Computers, Vehicle Management Computers, Navigation Systems, Sensor Processors, etc.) to establish key performance parameters for new products
*Follow and improve company processes and procedures in an ISO 9001, AS9100 and CMMI work environment.
*Research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications.
*Specify system components or direct modification of products to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications.
*Direct investigation of root cause analysis for equipment failures, make recommendations and drive to root cause determination
*Occasional travel may be required to support program efforts, attend educational events, or support customers
*Lead and conduct internal and external Design Reviews.
*Work with and direct the activities of other engineering disciplines. The ability to work and interface well with other disciplines, including the customer, is an essential element of job.
*Bachelor degree in a technical field
*7-10 years of relevant engineering experience.
*Able to lead highly technical group of engineers
*Excellent ability to understand, breakdown and analyze system level requirements
*Strong understanding of system engineering concepts and systematic problem solving skills
*Well versed in the latest rugged/embedded technologies commonly utilized in the defense/aerospace industry
*Able to quickly and effectively resolve complex engineering problems
*Solid communication, presentation and organizational skills
*Ability to think outside the box and systematically deal with highly dynamic engineering situations
*Strong debug/integration/troubleshooting experience -- act as a leader and a sounding board for the department
*Well versed in Microsoft Office Suite
This position may require exposure to information that is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.
Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition opens an email client application and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.
Transform Your Tomorrow...Today at Curtiss-Wright
The Integrated Systems business unit, part of our Defense Solutions division and located in Santa Clarita, was established in 1985 as the center of excellence for hardware-level system integration and advanced package design. Integrated Systems' primary focus is understanding the technical challenges our customers face and creating partnerships in order to provide high technology readiness level (TRL) solutions.
Curtiss-Wright is recognized around the world as one of the most innovative designers and manufacturers of rugged solutions that deliver optimal and reliable performance wherever they are deployed. When you work for Integrated Systems, you get all the benefits and support of a large corporation (with over $2 billion in annual sales) while working in a small company environment (just 120 employees in our Santa Clarita office). As a member of our team, you'll be applying your creative skills to come up with innovative solutions that drive organizational objectives.
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