Position: System Engineer
Location: Holtsville, NY
Duration: 12+ months contract to hire
Establishes requirements for highly complex system design projects
Lead multi-discipline team responsible for establishing requirements
Ensure that correct prioritized features are incorporated into the projects.
Architects and designs highly complex system projects. Completes all phases of the projects. Follows through on all in-process and final inspection activities.
Collaborates with multi-discipline engineering teams and the product organization to create new programs, technologies and solutions based on novel or unique ideas.
Uses status as a knowledge leader in system design and functional knowledge across multiple engineering disciplines and program management to provide technical leadership to a given program.
Defines requirements for and may design complex new tools to aid in the analysis and solving of complex problems.
Initiates cross-company collaboration and develops positive relationships with other engineering disciplines.
Exercises judgment (within broadly defined policies and practices) in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise. Interacts with management and senior customer personnel on matters requiring coordination across organizational lines. Represent the organization as the principal customer contact and often performs project leadership
Leads competitive product benchmarking and cost analysis activities
Provide performance/cost/feature trade-off analysis and recommendations throughout program development
Serves as design engineer lead on PLM projects, working closely with the program and product management teams
Drives pre-work activities with the advanced development and industrial design teams, prior to core team formation
Leads and coordinates concept and system reviews
Lead technical discussions
Provides technical risk assessments and mitigation plans
Required Education & Experience: Bachelor degree in applicable engineering disciple and 5+ year experience or Masters degree and 4+ year experience
3+ years experience in requirements management, clarification, prioritization and negotiation
3+ years of understanding of various engineering disciplines, such as mechanical, electrical and software related to new data capture device and system development
Managing (large and/or small) projects that include inter-disciplinary teams
Knowledge and understanding of complex system development methodologies such as scrum, extreme programming, feature-driven development and test driven development
5+ years experience with requirements management systems such as Polarion is a plus