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Sr. System Engineering Lab Manager (Aviation) Job

Sr. System Engineering Lab Manager (Aviation) Job

Date: Oct 1, 2017

Location: Huntsville, AL, US

Company: SAIC

Sr. System Engineering Lab Manager (Aviation) (Job Number:429674)


Job Description:

SAIC has a need for a senior systems engineering manager with software simulation and aircraft avionics hardware experience. This person will participate in ongoing technical meetings while defining requirements, design specifications and capability enhancements to the SED ASE SIL. The SIL is designed to operate within a laboratory environment with both tactical LRUs (Line Replaceable Units) and LRU simulations. Input signals are simulated to the LRUs to mimic operations (on ground or flight) status. The SIL is used for testing of new software and to resolve equipment anomalies before deployment (of upgrades) and post deployment support of fielded aircraft. The SIL Lead position requires direct management of the ASE SIL software and hardware team with reporting duties to the Government SIL project lead and onsite management for Cost, Schedule and Technical project issues. Responsibilities include requirements definition and verification; design documentation; S/W and H/W design of all modifications to the SIL; test tool development, architectural development of avionics hardware systems, component selection of all new or replacement equipment; design and documentation of all interfaces and signal simulation/conditioning. Responsible for oversight of all SIL activities such as architectural, electrical, software and structural modifications/fabrications, development of custom avionics simulations, wiring harnesses and support for mechanical layout of cockpit avionics components within the SIL. Position involves comprehensive knowledge of software development, software simulation, hardware and software testing, flight avionics hardware, signal conditioning, data acquisition and RF communication. Direct experience with Army aircraft avionics and aviation simulators considered a plus. Successful candidate must possess a SECRET clearance and 9+ years of related experience with a minimum of 4 years in a leadership role.


BS in engineering, computer science, or math. Masters and PMP certification preferred with a minimum of 9+ years of related experience.

Required Skills:

9+ years software development experience, 3 years experience with real time software systems and at least 3 years in real-time defense type systems.

Must have strong skills in C, C++, or Java programming languages with significant work experience with Linux, Solaris, or Windows operating systems.

Experience in the design and review of hardware components.

Experience with the complete software development life-cycle is required including integrating and testing real-time, embedded systems.

Self-starter, capable of coordinating the direction of the ASE SIL efforts with government representatives and directing the day to day activities of the ASE SIL technical staff.

Must take the initiative to attack and solve problems with minimum supervision.

Desired Qualifications:

Rhapsody and Labview also a plus.

An understanding of flight simulators or simulation and modeling of sensor and countermeasure systems is desirable.

Clearance Requirement:

Must possess a Secret security clearance

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Aug 18, 2017, 9:09:15 PM
Primary Location: United States-AL-HUNTSVILLE
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

Nearest Major Market: Huntsville

Job Segment: Laboratory, System Administrator, Embedded, Computer Science, Science, Aviation, Technology

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