Aerospace Staff Systems Engineer
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: May 14, 2022
An Aerospace Staff Systems Engineer job in Fort Collins, CO or
Niles, IL is available through Modis Engineering. You will report
to the Engineering Leader and will be responsible for support of
system development, leadership support, collaboration and process
improvement. You will work under a low level of supervision and
perform a high level of independent work while accountable to
exemplify a systems thinking culture. You will have a high level of
industry and customer contact especially relevant to contemporary
practice and market technical needs. You will utilize interpersonal
skills and technical judgment to balance the demands and risks of
the system and stakeholders. You will support negotiation,
opportunity evaluation and influence technical direction aligned
with stakeholders. This is an onsite direct hire position. The
salary for this position is between $97,500 and $160,000 depending
on location and level of experience.
Aerospace Staff Systems Engineer job responsibilities include:
--- System Requirement Definition - Derives the requirements from
the analysis of the super system and establishes acceptance
criteria for these requirements. Able to resolve and negotiate
requirement conflicts in order to establish a complete and
consistent requirement set for the system. Identifies areas of
uncertainty and risk when determining requirements. Assesses the
impact of changes to requirements on the solution and program.
--- System Architecture Definition - Determines system architecture
that best meets the system requirements. Understands and evaluates
various architectures and the rationale behind them along with the
ability and risks associated with each architecture to meet the
system requirements and business objectives.
--- System Design Implementation - Coordinates with the PMO to
design the project plan throughout the phases of the PLC project to
ensure that the project can be successfully executed, and risks
mitigated as soon as practical. Performs System Engineering work
and engages other stakeholders within the enterprise, supply base,
--- System Validation - Performs the review of each system
requirement and confirms the origin and need for the requirement
and that the requirement is reasonable. Identifies and resolves
conflicts between various requirements and elements within the
--- System Verification - Performs the technical planning for
system validation. Reviews and approves the system validation
requirements and test plans. Works with the team to execute the
validation plan and resolve issues with validation testing. Reviews
and approves validation test reports for internal and external
--- Technical Risk Management - Performs technical system risk
planning and appropriate risk mitigation actions. Participates in
identifying and planning for enterprise risks and risk mitigation
actions. Performs the technical risk mitigation actions within the
project plan and helps resolve program impacts of the risk
--- System Decision Management and Configuration Control - Leads
discussions and decisions around the management of the system
requirements, guides the team for configuration control of
requirements and designs. Works with the PMO to address the program
management impacts from these items.
--- System/Component Interface Management - Performs the
identification and definition of key interfaces between the systems
and components and resolves conflicts between these interfaces.
These interfaces may be physical (envelope, piping, mounting,
wiring, fluid flows and pressures, etc.), software (communication
protocols, messages, alarms, shutdowns, etc.), environmental
(thermal management, soak back, running and storage conditions,
etc.) and system level sequencing and interactions.
--- System Technical Assessment and Control - Performs thorough
analysis of the system to ensure it meets the technical
requirements. Manages and controls these requirements for the
system and the sub-systems.
--- Concurrent Engineering and Enterprise Integration - Works with
customers and across the organization to understand how the
customer's needs are evolving and how this will impact our system
and subsystems. Identifies and works across the organization to
ensure that we are managing the technical development process
across the enterprise.
--- Lifecycle Process Definition - Defines the system and
subsystems lifecycle through the products operating life.
Considerations and requirements for new units, service levels and
service locations and system configuration management throughout
--- Technical Analysis - Performs the necessary System Modeling and
Simulation, Engineering Mathematical and Quantitative Analysis, and
other analysis as necessary.
--- Bachelors of Science in Systems Engineering, or related field
of study. Eight plus years of engineering experience, electrical,
electronics, and/or computer engineering in the electronics,
aerospace or aviation industries. Post-graduate technical degree or
System Engineering Certificate desired. Electronic embedded
software experience is a plus.
--- Provides leadership of system and subsystem technical scope
defined above and takes a lead role with engineers, designers and
technicians. Leads the evaluation of the big picture and have the
necessary attentions to detail. Open Minded to Rational Risk
Taking. Able to learn quickly and adapt.
--- Excellent written/verbal communication and presentation skills.
Accomplished in discussing complex or difficult topics an various
levels within our company or with the customer. Is able to
effectively interface with all the multiple disciplines on the team
and with our customers and suppliers. Passionate and motivated to
deliver the system while keeping the team aligned.
--- Excellent problem solving/troubleshooting skills for systems,
subsystems and components. Uses sound engineering judgment and the
best available data to make decisions. Shows high integrity in
evaluating the system, system risks, and enterprise impacts.
--- Is skilled at understanding the system requirements and
negotiating any changes or tradeoffs at the systems, subsystems and
components level. Working knowledge of standards and the ability to
apply complex groupings of standards into designs. Ability to
quickly learn, interpret and apply new standards. Skilled in the
use and application of design tools; solid use of DFSS tools and
methodologies; solid knowledge of Engineering quality systems (PLC,
Engineering change, configuration management). Effective at
utilizing required analytical tools. Significant contributor to the
design of complex products/systems.
--- Drives self and team to get the desired results. Keeps the
overall system goal in mind and directs activities to ensure we
achieve these results. Identifies and elevates risks early to
ensure these are managed appropriately. May have company recognized
expertise. May represent Company at conferences and industrial
--- Effective at utilizing required analytical tools. Ability to
strategically prioritize based on business needs.
--- Demonstrates leadership skills; ability to drive results across
organizational boundaries. Coaches and mentors team members. Asks
questions that challenge assumptions, validate conclusions and
explores possibilities throughout the PLC process.
--- Experience in the development of complex embedded
electronic/software systems for aerospace applications including an
understanding ARP-4754, RTCA/DO-178, and RTCA/DO-254 is required.
Experience with validation and integration.
--- Experience with Agile Scrum product development, and model
based system engineering (MBSE). Experience with Jira, DOORS, and
Windchill tools, and systems utilizing embedded software is
If you are interested in this Aerospace Staff Systems Engineer job
in Fort Collins, CO or Niles, IL then please click APPLY NOW.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains
how we will use your information, please visit
The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and
Keywords: Modis, Fort Collins , Aerospace Staff Systems Engineer, Other , Fort Collins, Colorado
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!