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Senior Systems Engineer

  • Location: Lancaster, 90056
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 6 days ago

Title: Senior Systems Engineer
Term: 6 Months Contract
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Long term contract opportunity in Los Angeles, CA for a Senior Systems Engineer. 
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Provide input and participate in strategic planning with a focus on technology enhancements, industry trends, and long-term solution vision.
  • Evaluate strategic and tactical technology decisions, provide cost-benefit analysis, and schedule impact with business cases.
  • For approved strategic technical initiatives, plan and oversee the execution of the initiative from inception to completion.
  • Participate in bid and proposal efforts for Collins by providing technical guidance on the proposed solution, cost estimation, and technical proposal documentation.
  • Identify and implement process improvements for bids and proposals to reduce engineering time needed to complete bids and increase quality of engineering deliverables.
  • Identify, evaluate, and plan mitigation strategies for projects technical risks.
  • Provide technical expertise and troubleshooting for all projects as a top tier escalation path.
  • Facilitate information sharing and technical interchanges with Project Engineering Leads to ensure technical coordination amongst the projects.
  • Identify and implement process improvement initiatives through process development, documentation, training and oversight.
  • Participate in customer facing technical interchange meetings to represent ST&CI engineering and the greater engineering community.
  • Review and assess technical specifications and contracts to ensure proper compliance within the business unit and engineering.
  • Provide input and guidance on Capital initiatives for new solutions and existing solution enhancements.
  • Lead SME on developing new business opportunities in technically related markets not actively being explored (e.g. cloud-based technology systems vice current air-gapped standalone systems).
  • Participate in milestone reviews for identified critical or complex projects.
  • Education: Minimum - BS in a STEM field
  • Experience preferred in
    • Bids & Proposals
    • System Design
    • Complex software based systems
    • Rail Industry
About our client
Our client is a multibillion-dollar company that provides technologically advanced solutions for global aerospace and the defense industry. With over 68,000 employees they can continue their legacy of quality, trust, and customer service. If you want to work with the most innovative and passionate people and soar together, apply today.