190525 - Project Engineer 5
12 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Project Engineer 5 for an opportunity in Hazelwood, MO.

Provides the Engineering leadership to a team representing multiple skill areas, which may include internal and external resources and customers. Develops statement of work (SOW) to satisfy research and development, ongoing and new business requirements. Works with customers and management to obtain approval. Identifies and manages changes to statement of work and assesses the impact of those changes, and incorporates changes into statement of work. Negotiates proposed changes to determine modifications to the deliverables, resources, costs and schedules. Leads project execution to complete the work statement. Identifies performance metrics. Plans, identifies and coordinates resources required over the life of the project or program. Assigns responsibility for activities to team members and ensures technical correctness and consistency of products and services. Directs proposal development to complete the work statement. Compares actual results to baseline plan to assess project performance, efficiencies, productivity and lessons learned. Identifies corrective actions to improve project or team performance. Provides technical, business and integration leadership for the development and execution of project or team plans. Works under consultative direction.

The Solution Train Engineer is a servant leader, coach, and facilitator for P-8 Program. The STE is an incredibly important role that communicates with stakeholders, facilitates process and execution, escalates impediments, helps the team manage risk, and drives relentless improvement across their organization.

You will lead a multi-discipline ART which develops, delivers, and support aircraft training systems and simulations world-wide.

An STEs responsibilities include, but are not limited to

•Manage and optimize the flow of value through the ART using various tools, such as the Program Kanban and other information radiators
•Establish and communicate the annual calendars for Iterations and Program Increments (PIs)
•Facilitate PI Planning readiness by fostering a Continuous Exploration process which drives the synthesis of a Vision, a Roadmap, and Backlogs, and through Pre- and Post-PI Planning meetings
•Facilitate PI planning events
•Assist tracking the execution of features and capabilities
•Facilitate periodic synchronization meetings
•Coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets
•Assure the correct individuals on the ART own, mitigate, and communicate issues and risks
•Escalate and track impediments
•Provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks
•Encourage collaboration between teams and System Architects/Engineering
•Work with Product Management, Product Owners, and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment
•Improve the flow of value through value streams by improving and assessing the DevSecOps and Release on Demand competency
•Work with enterprise agile centers of excellence
•Drive relentless improvement
•Foster Communities of Practice and the use of engineering and Built-In Quality practices

Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or related field

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

•Prior hands on work with Product Management, Product Owners, and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment
•Experience with Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets

Accredited Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or related field

Occasional travel (10%) may be required in support of the program and customer.

Full-Time/First Shift

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Local candidates only.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Kevin Suk
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x230 or (800) 927-9318 x230

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.