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Systems Engineer

Systems Engineer

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Systems Engineer is part of the engineering team that develops marine navigation and bridge systems for the company’s government and naval markets. The Systems Engineer plays a critical role in the development of the overall system requirements’ design and definition for the company’s complex products. You will be required to execute various system engineering functions throughout the life cycle of the project. The incumbent has experience in working with various organisations and system components (software engineering, hardware engineering, integration and test, production, manufacturing and logistics) and can take on the technical lead of a project.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Develops design concepts and generates technical proposals in response to Requests for Quotation (RFQ)
  • Develops system designs, performs functional analysis, defines systems architecture, defines interfaces and specifications, performs trade studies and documents the design by writing SSDD, ICDs, SRS
  • Performs requirement analysis, traceability and maintenance of requirements
  • Coordinates design of subsystems and integration of total system
  • Identifies, analyses and resolves program support deficiencies
  • Develops and recommends corrective actions
  • Designs to government standards, including Military and IMO standards, ensuring ongoing compliance and adherence to requirements
  • Ensures availability, reliability and other logistics support considerations are part of the system design process
  • Reviews obsolescence issues and recommend design changes
  • Attends and participates in customer design reviews and acceptance events
  • May participate in system integration tests, trials, and acceptance tests at customer facilities
  • Writes acceptance test procedures
  • Manages the scope of work, schedules work, estimates effort and costs, and identifies technical risks; effectively communicates status on a regular basis to management
  • Works in both a team environment and independently with minimum supervision
  • Mentors other system engineers

Decision-Making Authority:

  • Single point accountability for technical aspects of a project where identified as the Lead SE
  • Decision-making authority within the confines of requirements acceptance, analysis and verification
  • Carries out authority on the revision and release of Technical Documentation
  • Applies judgment and makes decisions to solve routine or complex issues
  • Considerable judgment is necessary in handling confidential information

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree in Engineering or Physics or related field or equivalent experience; eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in Canada an asset
  • Engineering experience, Experience in Systems Engineering, marine electronics and integrated bridge systems a significant asset;
  • Familiarity in the defence or government domain preferably in the naval ship sector a significant asset
  • Experience leading a team of Engineers on projects.
  • Proven track record in the timely delivery of engineering-related projects
  • Strong knowledge of marine navigation and tactical sensors or systems
  • Excellent knowledge of Systems Engineering principles, standards and best practices
  • Working experience in network design and architecture
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with requirements and verification management tools such as DOORS
  • Knowledge of safety engineering and human factors engineering is an asset
  • Eligible to obtain and maintain a location-relevant security clearance
  • Willingness and ability to travel
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