Embedded Systems Engineering Lead - 25016 in Rome, NY at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Rome, NY
  • Job Type:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/16/2018
  • Job ID:
    25016

Job Description



Responsibilities/Qualification

Summary:

Looking for a Lead Engineer on embedded systems development efforts.  Candidate will be responsible for technical leadership on software and firmware defined systems with an emphasis on FPGA and System on a Chip proliferation.  Candidate will routinely interface with customers and develop business through ideas and concepts.  Must have working domain knowledge and expertise and have experience developing firmware for FPGAs and System on a Chip technologies (SoC).  Systems will range from radios to RADARs and cyber resiliency to electronic warfare.  Preferred candidate will have Mixed signal knowledge (RF and Digital) with emphasis on Digital to Analog Conversion and Analog to Digital Conversion with FPGA’s and data converters.

Responsibilities:

Leads the development, operation and maintenance of a variety of complex technology systems. Participates in the integration of processes and methodologies to ensure the performance of the total system.
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Supports senior technical level personnel and program managers in the planning, oversight, and execution of complex and advanced projects related to technical systems development. Typically supports multiple project activities and may support multiple programs within the organization.  Provides technical guidance and mentoring to lower level technical staff.

Recognized within Alion as a senior level contributor in the field, and may have begun to acquire a similar reputation in the external scientific and client communities.

Applies advanced technical concepts, techniques, and procedures to support multiple project teams in the development of technical products. Performs complex engineering work in design, evaluation, planning, testing and operation in support of program level system development, engineering analysis and research. Carries out complex assignments requiring the development of new research concepts or improvement of current techniques and procedures. Displays an advanced understanding and innovative use of concepts and principles in performing assignments.

Supervises and reviews activities of staff, scheduling and assigning work to meet program/project completion dates.  Works closely with senior customer personnel in providing solutions to complex problems and advice on technical issues.

Exercises independent judgment in conducting complex analyses and development efforts, and provides technical direction to other staff. Educates and advises more junior technical staff members in the technical aspects of their efforts. 

Prepares and reviews input to major technical reports, status reports, letters, technical memoranda, contract reports and formal briefings.

Based upon own ideas, prepares unsolicited proposals to secure new projects or the expansion of ongoing project activities that involve support of other staff members. Prepares or coordinates the preparation of complex proposals  with contributions from several activities. 

Identifies opportunities for new program initiatives. Develops relevant briefings and specific project proposals, and works through appropriate channels to schedule presentation of these briefings and proposals to prospective customers.

Is recognized within the organization in more than one area of technical expertise. Participates in the activities of professional societies. Authors/co-authors technical and scientific articles for publication.

Complies with applicable quality and security procedures in the performance of duties. Establishes and monitors standards for internal quality programs. Provides recommendations for improvements to existing quality systems or applicable company procedures and guidelines.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Demonstrated command of engineering principles, methods, and techniques in more than one area of expertise.

Advanced knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software.

Effective customer and organizational level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

US Citizenship and a DOD Secret Clearance or the ability to acquire one immediately upon hire.


Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Systems Engineering and 8-10 to years’ experience in embedded systems.

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Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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