System Architecture Design Engineer
Posted on Mar 15, 2021 by BAE Systems
SunIRef:AV003 Job Description: We want your Systems Engineering talent to perform system design activities such as developing and managing system, hardware and software requirements, developing system architectures and designs, performing system level integration/test and assisting in validation for complex avionics control systems. As a technical leader in our organization, you will be responsible for ensuring successful technical execution of development programs, providing critical input to Systems Engineering discipline processes and growing the organization's talent pipeline through mentoring and coaching. Controls and Avionics Solutions provides flight and mission-critical products to more than 170 commercial and military customers around the world. CAS products include fly-by-wire flight controls, full authority digital engine controls (FADEC), autonomous flight systems, power management systems, flight deck systems, cabin management systems, weapon controls and mission systems for the world's most prominent commercial and military aircraft manufacturers. Our growing business is located in the Greater Binghamton area which is home to several sports teams, shopping centers, a growing downtown, the State University of New York at Binghamton, several large healthcare employers and some of New York's top-ranked school districts. The area enjoys a rich heritage with multiple diverse communities with local cuisine and festival celebrations. From the area to an hour out there is access to hiking, skiing, lakes, waterparks, casinos, golfing, camping and vineyards. A 9/80 work schedule gives employees a great opportunity to experience all that the region has to offer and provides a balanced work and family lifestyle. Duties and responsibilities include: 1. Performs systems engineering functions by doing one or more of the following: a. Develop, allocate and manage complex system, hardware and software requirements. b. Research and develop complex, safety critical, embedded control system designs and architectures. c. Define hardware, software, and programmable logic interfaces and functionality. d. Prepare and/or review documentation for system designs and architectures in accordance with established systems development processes and procedures. d. Perform system/product integration. e. Verify and validate moderately complex aspects of systems designs to ensure conformance with functional specifications and customer requirements. f. Produce and/or review technical documents, specifications and standards. 2. Support business leaders in identifying potential new products or business opportunities and define associated program requirements. 3. Support proposal development activities, including proposal text development, cost estimating and presentation activities. 4. Able to be a group/task leader. Responsible for scheduling, assigning work, reviewing the technical work products, meeting cost and schedule for assigned group and coordination with other disciplines. 5. Mentor junior engineers and help develop the Systems Engineering talent pipeline. 6. May support various specialty-engineering tasks such as Reliability, Maintainability & Availability analysis, Integrated Logistics Support. 7. Prepare and deliver basic customer and technical presentations. Candidates should possess strong communication skills both written and oral. Candidates should also demonstrate sound interpersonal skills involving interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with company personnel, customers and suppliers. An individual at this level should demonstrate the leadership ability to lead small work groups or program teams. Your experience at BAE Systems will give you the ability to work with industry experts in the fields of System Safety, Digital and Analog Circuits, Complex Printed Wiring Boards, Multi-Core and ARM Hardware and Software, Operating System and Board Support Software development and Programmable Logic Devices to the top Commercial and Military standards. Required Education, Experience, & Skills Required Skills and Education: Bachelor's Degree in related engineering field 12+ years of experience in avionics or electronic controls embedded development, including familiarity with systems such as flight controls, engine controls or mission systems. Experience in full lifecycle development including system requirements, design, system-level integration, validation, and verification. Experience in designing, architecting and integrating electronic control systems which include hardware, software and programmable logic devices. Technical writing skills: capable of creating required engineering documentation. Demonstrated experience providing technical leadership. Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Preferred Skills and Education: Master's Degree in related engineering field 15+ years of experience in avionics or electronic controls embedded development, including familiarity with systems such as flight controls, engine controls or mission systems. Experience with development of formal validation and verification procedures. Experience designing, architecting and integrating electro-mechanical control systems. Experience with Multi-core and ARM processing hardware and software design. Familiar with safety critical development including ARP4754, DO-178B/C and DO-254 or equivalent stringent process requirements. Knowledgeable of commercial and military certification objectives and activities. Working knowledge of model based development of systems and/or software. 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