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Posted by: WR Systems on Jan 12, 2021


Norfolk , VA

Job Description:

WR has a need for a Senior INCOSE/CSEP Certified Systems Engineer (or DAU Level 3 accredited Systems Engineer or Program Manager) to serve as the overall Lab Lead to manage multiple, concurrent U.S. Navy Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) related projects.

Position responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

Holistic oversight and management of PNT Lab Project Leads to ensure proper coordination, synchronization and timely delivery of results (i.e., system, subsystem, test, schedules, budgets, reports, etc.). This person shall be able to develop, design, allocate, and manage user and system level requirements, lead the development of system architectures, evaluate design tradeoffs, balance technical risk between systems, define and assess interfaces, provide oversight of verification and validation activities, as well as many other tasks throughout the course of a DoD program.

Requirements Development, Management and Control (ICD, CDD, JCIDS Process, KPP, CONOPS), Develop Systems Engineering Plan, Develop and Establish Systems Engineering Tools and Resources (Modeling & Simulation), Verification and Validation, Technical Planning, Configuration Management, Configuration Baselines, Lifecycle Integration, Functional and Physical Architectures, Milestone & Program Reviews (Milestones, Milestone Requirements Matrix, Major Reviews, SRR, SVR), Interface Management, Risk Management, System Safety Engineering, Trade Studies, Quality Assurance, Communication with Program Management Oversight, management and generation of performance specifications of hardware and software interfaces and identify potential solution alternatives to deliver desired product on schedule and within budget. Oversight, management and generation of system engineering standards and practices to ensure efficient design planning and implementation across multiple projects. Oversight, management and generation of network architecture design and selection of other potential integration solutions to enable control, display, monitoring, and analysis for PNT systems. Participates and provides oversight and management of design, integration, testing, configuration, and documentation of navigation lab environment. Provides assistance and routine consultation to lab personnel in the development of PNT systems. Works with others to translate high-level requirements into procurable technical solutions and designs. Acts as liaison with NIWC IPT and program office leadership. Oversees development of alternative system and software designs. Recommends selection, approval, and acquisition of hardware, software, networking components, and services. Provides overarching guidance and direction to project team leads and members based on experience and best judgment.
Candidates must possess the following knowledge, skills, and experience:

Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Computer / Software Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Math, Physics or related scientific discipline. INCOSE CSEP Systems Engineering Professional Certification or DAU Engineering Level III or DAU Program Management Level III. Five (5) to Ten (10)+ years of professional experience (DoD experience preferred) in managing major, complex programs/projects inclusive of systems, software, electrical and/or mechanical engineering. Working knowledge of system engineering models, development models, processes, scheduling and budgeting. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex technical documents. Ability to prepare presentations, requirements documentation, and articles using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive arguments and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or program office. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.). Ability to comprehend and apply principles of calculus, modern algebra, statistical theory, and sound systems engineering and program management principals. Ability to apply principles of logical, scientific and pragmatic thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

Active Secret Security Clearance required.

WR is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to diversity in our workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, traits associated with race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including lactation, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, veterans' status, or any additional factors that are protected by law. Please see https://wrsystems.com/our-responsibility/ for more information.

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Through the company's three core operations – Maritime Technologies, Healthcare Technologies, and Government Business Solutions – WR Systems has, since 1983, supported some of the world's most well known and demanding customers by providing mission-critical technical solutions.

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