Senior Systems Engineer

American Systems Mountain View , CA 94040

Posted 2 weeks ago

WANTED: A highly successful Senior Systems Engineer with a background in aviation and working knowledge of motion simulators.

As a Senior Systems Engineer, you will:

  • Apply your experience to support multiple projects at the NASA Ames Research Center SimLabs.

  • Work with a team of driven, supportive and highly skilled professionals.

  • Receive a robust benefits package that includes Employee Stock Ownership Plan!

  • Enjoy flexibility managing your work hours and personal needs with a single accrual leave plan.

A week in the life of a Senior Systems Engineer:

  • Provide expertise to researchers and assist with technology development (systems engineering/information management).

  • Generate engineering requirements, approach and planning for modernization project.

  • Support risk-cost trades for maintenance versus modernization of VMS control systems.

  • Responsible for multiple infrastructure projects central in the operation of flight simulators at the NASA AMES Research Center.

  • Support various infrastructure projects, to include the design of eVTOL/ACFS cockpits, viseo distribution upgrade, host i/o upgrade and understanding the loading control system.

Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Our employee-owners are encouraged to make a difference, implement new ideas in a collaborative environment, and focus on mission critical success. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day. Join us!

AWARDED BEST OF THE BEST by U.S. Veterans Magazine and TOP 10 MILITARY FRIENDLY COMPANY by MilitaryFriendly.com.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Skills:

  • BS or MS in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 10+ years of experience leading complex mechanical, electrical, and software integration environments

Required Expertise:

  • Experience in mechanical design

  • Understanding manufacturing practices

  • Designing strategic planning for mitigating facility risks and facility modernization

  • Experience with high visibility, high-level project engineering/management

  • Experience providing guidance for trade-offs and decision-making regarding meeting engineering requirements

Additional Desired Skills:

  • Working knowledge of the motion simulations or similar capabilities

  • Background in Aviation

  • Computer Aided Design (CAD), SolidWorks

  • MatLab

  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA) as well as LabView

  • Foundational experience as a project engineer producing final design products and study analyses and deliverables

  • Good communication skills with staff and with internal and external clients

  • Good organization habits, time management, and budget management

EOE M/F/Disability/Veterans


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