200178 - Project Engineer
CA-Southern California - San Diego
Chipton Ross is seeking a Project Engineer for a direct position in Poway, CA

Job Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Engineer to join our Mission Payloads & Exploitation (MPEx) group.

In this position you will work in the Weapons Systems Project Engineering Group to support weapon system integrations on Unmanned Aircraft (UA) programs.

" Lead or support efforts performing integration, verification and/or validation of weapon systems on GA-ASI's UA programs
" Develop program plans, estimates, and schedules
" Develop system/architecture designs, perform system level analysis, and generate requirements
" Troubleshoot conflicting design/development requirements
" Develop and present technical material for reviews and meetings
" Support lab, ground, and flight test events
" Develop/maintain Interface Control Documents, Software Requirement Specifications, Performance Specifications, presentations and review test plans/procedures
" Coordinate and interface with customers, contractors, and engineering groups assigned to projects
" Support ongoing operation of the weapons systems
" Provide support for proposals/white papers for future efforts or capabilities
" Provide direction to design or technical staff

" Bachelor's degree, Master's degree or PhD in engineering, computer science or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; nine or more years of experience with a bachelor's degree, seven or more years of experience with a master's degree or five or more years with a PhD. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.
" Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills with ability to effectively interface with other departments or professionals and represent the organization as a prime technical contact
" Must be customer focused with the ability to formulate and implement plans to resolve technical engineering problems
" Ability to work extended hours as required and travel to support program and test events (up to 25%)

" Software programming or embedded systems experience (familiarity with C++, MATLAB, Python, PERL scripting, etc.)
" Familiarity with MIL-STD-1553 and logical Interface Control Documents
" Experience integrating weapons, payloads, or avionics onto aircraft
" Candidate ideally also has previous project management experience

Work Schedule
1st Shift, 9/80 schedule

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

Richard Barrett
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x246 or (800) 927-9318 x246

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.