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System Engineering Manager

Company: Mercury Systems Inc.
Location: Torrance
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

In this role, you have the opportunity to

be a strong technical leader, providing direction and establishing short and long-term goals to the systems engineering staff. This role is a technical manager role, where one leads a world class systems team, as well as still making individual technical contributions on the team.

You are responsible for

* Lead system engineering team to develop next generation mission computer systems
* Lead systems engineering team in defining systems architectures and systems requirements, developing test plans and procedures, and conducting verification and validation testing
* Drive systems development process including requirements management, system design, integration, verification and validation activities
* Drive Model Based System Engineering processes
* Drive risk management efforts and ensure critical risks have been addressed and understood by engineering and program management teams
* Has overall control of systems engineering staffing, and works with engineering management on budgeting, managing expense priorities
* Select, develop, and evaluate personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function
* Act as technical liaison with manufacturing/operations and program management
* Work with program management to develop budgets and schedules and ensure systems engineering team executes per program plan
* Drive successful product migration to manufacturing

You are a part of

The Mission Computing organization at Mercury! We design, develop, and produce the next generation of mission computing products ranging from distributed networked processing nodes to pilot display systems. We are an agile team focused on delivering innovative, high quality products to our customers on time and on budget.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

* Experience with avionics applications
* Demonstrated experience in leading engineering teams in product development and failure investigations
* Mentor junior team member
* Expert in electronic systems/subsystems that consist of software, firmware and hardware with the end goal of developing the detailed design and test methods for these systems
* Expert in analyzing and fixing complex software and firmware issues from a system-level viewpoint
* Knowledge in the use of test equipment such as vector network analyzer, spectrum analyzer, and high-speed oscilloscopes
* Experience with high speed memories and interfaces desired
* Experience with Green Hills Integrity-178 RTOS desired
* Experience with TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP and FTP desired
* Experience with requirements management tools, such as Jama
* Experience with Issue Tracking tools, such as JIRA
* Experience with collaboration tools, such as Confluence
* Experience with Model Based System Engineering tools, such Cameo is desired

Purpose: This position manages a team which would typically consist of both experienced professionals and junior engineers in the Systems Engineering sub-family.

Responsibility Statement: Establish high-level, significant relationships with customers, partners, key decision-makers, and other industry leaders Establish operating budgets; monitor the cost, effectiveness, and reliability of installation activities to optimise resources, prioritise spending, and ensure that standards are met Lead, direct, and control all systems engineering activities to meet the organisation's short and long-term business objectives Plan, prioritize, and manage multiple engineering projects; prioritize tasks and assign team members to ensure that the team?s overall resources are used effectively and that project deadlines are met Preparation of documentation with the end goal of system qualification and aircraft certification (including system specifications, interface control documents, system description documents, test specifications and reports) Prepare documentation containing information such as confidential descriptions or specifications of proprietary hardware or software, product development or introduction schedules, product costs, or information about product performance weaknesses. Provide leadership and direction with emphasis on team building through employee meetings, effective communications, and in developing an efficient team that is responsive to balance department requirements and change.

Additional Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Master's preferred)

Work Experience: 10+ Years with 3+ years in management or technical leadership role

Physical Demands/Working Conditions: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Travel Requirements: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Why should you join Mercury Systems?

Mercury Systems is the leader in making trusted, secure mission-critical technologies profoundly more accessible to the aerospace and defense industries. Optimized for customer and mission success, our innovative solutions power more than 300 critical aerospace and defense programs. Headquartered in Andover, Mass., and with manufacturing and design facilities around the world, Mercury specializes in engineering, adapting and manufacturing new solutions purpose-built to meet the industry's current and emerging high-tech needs. Our employees are committed to Innovation that Matters.

Our Culture

We are committed to making Mercury a great place to work, no matter where our employees are located. We offer a casual and enjoyable atmosphere that allows employees to learn and grow. We help and care for one another and work as one to achieve results for us and for our customers. We value communication and transparency, and strive to foster two-way dialogue at all levels of the organization. We are committed to lifelong learning, offering comprehensive skills training and tuition reimbursement. Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or you are an experienced professional, it's important to us that you feel recognized and rewarded for your contributions.

To find out more about Why Mercury?, or visit the Mercury Community or find answers to general questions at Mercury FAQs

Mercury Systems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Mercury Systems is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the number below.

(978) 256-1300

Click here read about our recent press release and how Mercury Systems was named to Fortune Magazine's list of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies.

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Keywords: Mercury Systems Inc., Torrance , System Engineering Manager, Executive , Torrance, California

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