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Chenega Corporation System Engineer in Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio



Company Job Title: System Engineer

Clearance: Secret Clearance

Location: Wright Patterson AFB, OH

Reports To: Program Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular


The System Engineer shall support the acquisition, development, or sustainment of weapon systems, subsystems, and support equipment. The System Engineer shall review Engineering Change Proposals (ECP), Requests for Deviation (RFD), and maintain system configuration baselines. They shall participate in Technology Insertion discussions, Configuration Control Boards (CCB), and Technical & Programmatic Reviews. They shall assist in performing Failure Analysis and the production of economical solutions to improve System Reliability, Maintainability, and Availability.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Apply broad engineering expertise, analyzing and originating solutions to a wide range of issues.

  • Support weapons systems lifecycle analysis of alternatives, creation of investment strategies, design, manufacturing, development, support and end-of-life processes.

  • Apply an understanding of DOD, AF and common engineering and scientific principles, criteria and procedures to improve planned and existing AF and joint service weapon system manufacture, operations, re-manufacture and de-militarization operations and oversight.

  • Develop and review the overall system design baseline (architecture and interoperability requirements

  • Assist with the translation of user requirements into system requirements, which will be used to design, develop, fabricate, test and evaluate systems, subsystem and equipment for deployment.

  • Review the overall system design baseline (architecture and interoperability requirements).

  • Review, analyze, and evaluate of change proposals, including regulatory and other policy driver changes or proposed modifications for design feasibility and system compatibility.

  • Develop and evaluate of Integrated Master Plan (IMP), Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and Systems Engineering Detail Schedule (SEDS) engineering cost estimates.

  • Provide systems/subsystems integration support for the acquisition, development and verification of systems and equipment.

  • Support the systems lifecycle including analysis of alternatives, creation of investment strategies, manufacturing, support and end-of-life processes.

  • Conduct engineering performance effectiveness, cost effectiveness, cost performance, lifecycle cost, maintainability, supportability, reliability, technical and schedule risk assessment, and scheduling trade-off studies

  • Evaluate and analyze of generated data items, to include, but not limited to, specifications, drawings, proposals, plans, life cycle cost estimates, SOWs, and reports

  • Support the Engineering team in the creation of documents such as System Requirements Documents; Systems Engineering Plans; Programmatic Environmental Safety and Health Evaluation; and Operational Safety, Suitability and Effectiveness Baseline Documents; and in executing Systems Engineering Assessments of the programs.

  • Evaluate and analyze Contractor and Government provided documentation for compliance with requirements; and shall identify system impacts and cost, schedule, and technical performance risks

  • Design, development, production, procurement, and testing of aircrew and maintenance training systems

  • Apply advanced theories, concepts, principles and processes to aid in the development and validation of new engineering requirements, technical approaches and product proposals that will improve overall system performance capability.

  • Assist with the development and/or maintenance of the Physical Security requirements for facilities/organizations to include preparing all required documentation for secure facilities.

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering and 10 years of experience in the respective technical/ professional discipline OR,

  • American Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET)- accredited Bachelor’s degree, and 20 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline.

  • Experience working in a home office setting

  • Secret Clearance required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Electrical Engineering background preferred but will consider Avionics/Aeronautical Engineers.

  • Knowledge in Digital Eye Piece, Night Vision Goggles, helmet mounted cueing systems and other display/electronics related programs preferred.

  • Ability to interface with and coordinate communications with all levels of management and functional counterparts.

  • Ability to provide support to committees and boards established to discuss and resolve engineering problems and implement decisions involving the technical aspects of programs.

  • Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting

  • Capable of managing multiple efforts with time related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals

  • Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others.

  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications

  • Ability to train end users on frequently asked technical issues.

  • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone; good phone skills, professional demeanor, previous customer service experience strongly desired.

  • Good problem-solving skills; ability to visualize a problem/situation and think abstractly to solve it

Physical Demands: (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.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Ohio-Wright Patterson AFB

Organization: NJVC
Strategic Business Unit: Military Intelligence and Operations Support
Security Requirements: Secret
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Duane Butler
Req ID: 2000000233