203374 - Systems Engineer
CA-Central California
Canoga Park
Up to $113000.00 DOE
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Systems Engineer for a contract opportunity in Canoga Park, CA.

Working under limited general supervision, the Senior Systems Engineer:
60% - Develops systems, subsystem, and component requirements for liquid rocket propulsion systems product development. Responsible for derivation, allocation, and documentation of requirements in requirements database and specifications. Coordinates requirements and related specification change management with IPT members. Defines and coordinates requirements verification plans with integrated product team members, plans and manages compliance assessment and certification.
15% - Performs functional analysis and coordinates system trade studies. Coordinates selection of optimized concept baselines through benefit/cost trades in support of definition of system architecture and objectives.
15% - Coordinates project risk and opportunity assessment and management and prepares and reports results on mitigation plans. May direct, coordinate and review the work of a small staff of engineers and/or technicians; estimates personnel needs and schedules and assigns work to meet completion date.
10% - Communicates results in oral presentations and written communication. Represents the organization in meetings/teleconferences to resolve important questions and to plan and coordinate work. Or, as individual researcher or staff specialist may be assisted on projects by other engineers or technicians.

Additional Requirements and Preferred Qualifications:
- Requires the ability to plan, coordinate, and implement systems engineering processes to ensure success of rocket system design development.
- Experience with IBM Rational DOORS requirements management software expected.
- Candidates at this level should have directly related industry experience in Systems Engineering disciplines (product development cycle requirements management, risk management, integration) for aerospace/rocket propulsion system design development.
- Must be able to use Microsoft Office software.
- Advanced degree desirable.
- Coursework in Systems Engineering (requirements management, risk management, product development cycle) disciplines and liquid rocket propulsion strongly desired.
Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering tools and techniques desired.
Work Environment and Physical Requirements: Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat.

Accredited Bachelor's degree in Engineering or appropriate discipline/science (Systems/Mechanical/Aerospace) and five (5) years of related experience.

These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

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.

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

Christophor Long
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x179 or (800) 927-9318 x179

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.