Senior Systems Engineer

POSTED: November 1, 2017
BUSINESS: Mercury Corp. 
START DATE: Immediate Availability


As a Senior Systems Engineer on our engineering team, you will support product development activities for DoD program. In this role, the systems engineer lead will work with development engineers, QA engineers, documentation engineers, and program management to support the development, documentation and maintenance/management of operations concepts, requirements (system, element, segment, or subsystem level), external and internal interfaces, and other systems engineering activities for a DoD program.

  • Analyze customer requirements
  • Participate as part of the Systems IPT to define requirements, decompose to lower-level requirements and coordinate with other functional areas to achieve design and development
  • Significant customer technical interface
  • Concept development, trade studies, systems architecture development, and systems integration and test activities
  • Integration of hardware, firmware, and software for prototyping and system demonstration
  • Document problems, determining root cause and developing corrective actions to resolve
  • Support the development, documentation and execution of system verification
  • Interface with multiple engineering disciplines and manufacturing personnel
  • Participate in requirements, design, and code reviews
  • Comply with defined development processes


Minimum/Basic Job Qualifications

  • US Citizenship required.
  • Candidate must possess a valid security clearance.
  • Experience with DoD/Government programs, either as a government representative or contractor
  • Experience managing requirements across large, multi- disciplined development program
  • Proven history on complex Systems & Software
  • Development/Support programs
  • Ability to travel up to 40% of work days

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science, or other technical field
  • Strong analytical skills building on Statistics, Systems Engineering courses, or Reliability Engineering courses
  • Familiarity with requirements generation using DOORS, or DOORS import/export tools, or other requirements management tools
  • Experience in FPGA development (VHDL or Verilog) or software development
  • Knowledge of operating system concepts
  • Experience with Failure Analysis tools
  • Experience with embedded systems and embedded operating systems, including board support, cross-compilers, boot images, remote debugging, etc.
  • Experience with encryption protocols
  • 6+ years of relevant experience desired, but skillset and proven past performance will be rated more importantly than years of service


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