• Staff Systems Engineer HMD

    Location US-TX-Fort Worth
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/16/2018 8:51 AM)
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  • Overview

    Seeking a highly technical candidate with 5+ years of relevant experience working on the design, integration, and verification of Helmet Mounted Display Systems. The candidate will apply best systems engineering practices to ensure designs are technically sound and meet the full customer requirements, can be completed on time and within budget & scope, and produce a quality product resulting in a high degree of customer satisfaction.


    • Attend customer meetings for the purpose of understanding their requirements related to Helmet Mounted Display systems.
    • Review, develop and document system level operational concepts and mission statements.
    • Enhance current and/or future capabilities
    • Meet platform and system level requirements
    • Identify and make recommendations to eliminate design flaws
    • Perform system/product integration on rotor and fixed winged platforms.
    • Verification and validation of highly complex system designs to ensure conformance with functional specifications and customer requirements.
    • Assist upper level management in identifying potential new products or business opportunities and defining associated program requirements
    • Support proposal development activities, including proposal text development, cost estimating and presentation activities
    • Produce and/or review technical documents, specifications and standards
    • Prepare and/or deliver Management and Technical level presentations
    • Provide extensive outside contact with customers, ESA affiliates, government officials and other contractors
    • Effectively document and communicate designs, results, reports, status and presentations
    • Work independently and with internal/external organizations




    A Bachelor’s degree in systems engineering, software engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or a related technical field is required.


    A minimum of 5 years systems engineering experience is required.


    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:

    • Knowledge of AH-1W, AH-64, UH-60 and CH-47 military helicopter platforms preferred.
    • Design and development of Helmet Mounted Display Systems, including but not limited to:
      • Certification of helmet mounted systems, including safety of flight and Operational Software certification.
      • Helmet mounted tracking systems, cockpit magnetic mapping characteristics, functions and anomalies.
      • Hardware and software integration, checkout, test, and debug from laboratory through aircraft installation, ground and flight test.
      • Field Support for all “non-standard” system issues.
      • Providing training at Government facilities in country or overseas
    • Excellent systems engineering skills
    • Ability to deal with complex problems in an international environment of cultural diversity
    • Familiarization with the lifecycle processes used in the development of military systems
    • Ability to work independently and work as part of an Integrated Product Team (IPT)
    • Demonstrated ability to complete tasks successfully; within scope, on time, within budget while delivering a quality product to the customer
    • Ability to develop high level plans and detailed procedures
    • Skilled in requirements development, test plan development, and test case development
    • Skilled in root cause analysis
    • Good skills in time management, meeting facilitation, and problem-solving
    • Good communications skills: ability to clearly communicate ideas verbally and in writing
    • Good presentation skills


    • Must be able to obtain a favorably adjudicated DOD Clearance at the Secret level
    • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally


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