Systems Engineer


: $117,080.00 - $167,630.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

JOB DETAILSDESCRIPTIONHIGHLIGHTS * In this role as Systems Engineer, you will be an integral part of the design, development, integration, and test of precision fires radar systems supporting Long Range Armament Munitions and Counter-UAS Weapon Systems. These programs are key to solving urgent needs to protect US military and civilian personnel. * The Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) Armaments Center is a national asset vital to national security and is unfettered in its ability to deliver products and provide world-class facilities and services. You will join a dynamic team of engineers, sensor specialists and industry experts developing the worlds most capable weapon systems. The CCDC Armaments Center provides a unique experience in a fast-paced yet business casual environment. * The Systems Engineer position supporting the Battlespace Applications Branch of the Tactical Effects, Protection & Interactive Technologies division provides a unique opportunity to support the development of leading-edge technologies addressing key issues affecting national security. The opportunity to collaborate with some of the most innovative and talented minds of the military/industrial complex combined with the vast resources of the CCDC Armaments Center is unique indeed. * You will make significant impacts on national defense by applying your analytical skills to implement the next-generation technologies used on the battlefield. * You will have the opportunity to hone and expand your skills in systems engineering and algorithm development to facilitate the development of leading-edge, integrated sensor and weapon systems. Each day will present a new opportunity to learn and grow by strengthening and expanding your abilities in problem-solving through systems engineering. You will have the opportunity to leverage the industrys most advanced system engineering and prototype development tools provided by one of the nations premier research and development organizations. Professional development is encouraged and expected.Day-to-day activities of the Systems Engineer include: * System requirements development and documentation * Algorithm development * Integration and test * Participate in all phases of system development from conceptual design through field demonstrations and test events. * Participate in design review meetings, interact with Integrated Product Teams, hardware and software developers, integrators, test range personnel, and the intended user community. * Occasionally, you will travel with the development team to military test ranges to conduct site visits or testing and evaluation activities for commercial and/or military systems.TASKS A Systems Engineer is required to provide program support to the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Armaments Center (CCDC-AC) Battlespace Applications Branch Precision Radars Team at Picatinny, NJ. The Systems Engineer will conceive, develop, evaluate and test real-time algorithms for automated sensor-enabled weapon systems. This Systems Engineer will: * Draw upon expertise in sensor data fusion, analysis, and complex problem-solving skills to prototype algorithms in MATLAB prior to being deployed to real-time systems. * Assist project and system engineering team leads in translating customer or project end-state requirements and to derive technical system requirements and propose engineering solutions * Lead teams of sensor and weapon experts to solve system-level problems * Interface with Battlespace Applications Branch Chief and technical leads; Integrated Product Team Leads (IPT) and customers within CCDC-AC to inform algorithm design * Support and participate in the demonstration and test events at DoD test ranges across the USREQUIREMENTS * B.S. in a relevant technical discipline * 5 years of relevant data analysis experience * Must have a highly technical background in diverse applications to understand complex problems and provide solutions by performing analysis and algorithm development * Demonstrated proficiency in MATLAB * Desire to contribute to research and development of programs focused on future weapon systems * Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team * US citizenship * Ability to secure a security clearance * Good communication skills (oral and written) * Ability to work in a team environmentDesired Qualifications: * Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Physics * Experience and proficiency in Kinematics (e.g., Kalman filters), Ballistics, Motion Dynamics, Coordinate Frame transformations, and weapon/target state prediction * Proficiency/familiarity in C, C++, or other programming languages and analytical software * Department of Defense Secret clearanceTravel: up to 50% travel depending on the project Shift: Day Shift LOCATION: Picatinny, New Jersey CLEARANCE: Current DoD Secret Clearance (requires US Citizenship) APPLY: Online at Ideal Innovations, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. Ideal Innovations, Inc. is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Associated topics: equipment, infrastructure, maintenance, network, satcom, satellite, server, system engineer, system specialist, technician * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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