Senior Principal Systems Engr Job Description

Senior Principal Systems Engr Job Description

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Senior principal systems engr provides guidance to a Systems Engineering team to include full Systems Engineering lifecycle processes, from architecture and requirements development through system operations and integration, and their application to the Protected Communications program.

Senior Principal Systems Engr Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Lead the development of technical responses while managing, and mentoring other engineers
Create manageable requirements links between operational analysis, customer requirements, hardware, software and firmware requirements
Create basis of estimate documentation and supporting bidding activities
Communicate with stakeholders, customers, and upper management on the progress and obstacles
Present technical presentations to both internal and external customers while working to achieve schedules and technical goals
Interface with team leads, team members, and other teams (Electrical, Mechanical, Software and Hardware) on a daily basis

Senior Principal Systems Engr Qualifications

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Education for Senior Principal Systems Engr

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Employers hiring for the senior principal systems engr job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's Degree in Technical, Software Engineering, Computer, Science, Math, Engineering, Cyber Security, Continuing Education, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering

Skills for Senior Principal Systems Engr

Desired skills for senior principal systems engr include:

At least two systems engineering functions:
Change management process
ICD 503
Software development lifecycle models and program lifecycle modes
Systems engineering lifecycles and application of relevant methodologies and toolsets

Desired experience for senior principal systems engr includes:

Experience managing system budgets (Mass, Power, etc)
Active DOD Secret Security Clearance as of Day 1 of employment
Demonstrated experience with launch systems integration
Experience supporting teammates, sub-contractors, and supplier trade-studies and analysis and assists in make/buy decisions
Advocate and implement effective requirement management on multiple programs across the portfolio
Engage customers to shape anticipated request for information (RFIs) and request for proposal (RFPs)

Senior Principal Systems Engr Examples


Senior Principal Systems Engr Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a senior principal systems engr. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for senior principal systems engr
  • Experience collaborating with internal company, inter-organizational and outside customer contacts on routine matters
  • Experience with Radio Frequency (RF) Systems, digital active electronically steered arrays and components that comprise these systems
  • Ability to translate platform mission requirements to system/subsystem requirements
  • Experience with open systems architecture (OSA)
  • Design development program using Agile Framework methodology
Qualifications for senior principal systems engr
  • Participate in customer and/or program technical review presentations, and provide task progress and solution status updates
  • Ensure consistent application of engineering best practices and activity undertaken are conducted to common standards in accordance with outlined processes
  • Extensive experience with Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) technology (design, test, troubleshoot, integration)
  • Experience writing Interface Design Descriptions (IDDs) and Interface Control Documents (ICDs)
  • Experience with systems engineering technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques
  • Cameo/Magic Draw ®

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