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Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 18-13647
Location: Huntsville, Alabama
Allstates Consulting Services is seeking a contract Systems Engineer - Technical Lead with embedded hardware and software experience to support of client in North Alabama- Huntsville area.

The candidate will lead a technical team to design, develop, and validate rugged embedded systems that may consist of Single Board Computers, Ethernet Switches, Sensor Processing cards and custom power and thermal solutions.

Duties may include research, design
evaluation, simulation, analysis, validation and test. The position requires someone who can conceptualize and think at a 'system level' perspective as well as at a board level. Ideally someone with:
  • Software, electronic, test or systems engineering position developing new products.
  • Experience interacting directly with customers, product owners and/or project managers.
Responsibilities to include:
  • Responsible for technical solution and owning the product from requirements definition through production release.
    • Review requirements, determine feasibility and identify solutions.
    • Ability to work in cross-matrixed organizationSupport and guide interfacing disciplines such as electrical, mechanical, software, test, manufacturing, product management and project management.
      • Ability to work in cross-matrixed organization
      • Strong coordination, organization, team work and communication abilities.
      • Technical lead on project, coordination with Program/Project managers and customers.
      • Understand, review and recommend mechanical designs, digital circuit designs, schematics and PCB layout enhancements that align with product guidelines and objectives
  • Excel in systems integration and test.
  • Possess strong troubleshooting/debug skills to be able to mitigate issues during validation testing, driving quick resolution.
  • Perform engineering debug tasks with standard lab debug tools (oscilloscope, signal generator, spectrum analyzer, multi-meter, etc.).
  • US Citizen or green card holder, due to ITAR requirements
  • B.S. degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field from an accredited college or university; or 10 or more year's equivalent experience.
Desired Characteristics:
  • Lightening protection design / verification experience (preferred)
  • Knowledge and experience with:
    • MIL-STD-704 (Aircraft Electric Power Characteristics)
    • MIL-STD-461 (EMI Characteristics of Subsystem and Equipment)
    • MIL-STD-810 (Environmental Engineering Considerations and laboratory Tests)
    • RTCA/DO-160 (Environmental conditions and Test Procedures for Airborne Equipment)
    • RTCA/DO-178 (Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification for high-level requirements, low-level requirements, and derived requirements)
    • RTCA/DO-254 (Design Assurance Guidance for Airborne Electronic Hardware and providing guidance for the development and integration of airborne electronic hardware)