The Aviation Systems Engineer, under general supervision of the Program Director, develops and defines the system-level design concepts that meet the mission needs of our Customers. The Aviation Systems Engineer works with all engineering disciplines needed to develop system requirements and architectures and establish systems capabilities and operational concepts. Project roles span all phases of product development cycle, from new business acquisition and technology development to established programs delivering integrated hardware and software systems. Systems engineering activities include system architecture design, trade studies, specification development, requirement definition and allocation, performance analysis and simulation; system modeling and simulation tool development, and support to hardware design, manufacturing, integration and testing.
Develop detailed solutions for technical, operational and maintenance problems.
Prepare clear and accurate system engineering documentation including operating and maintenance procedures to implement the engineering solutions.
Identify equipment, maintenance or operational improvements to enhance safety, reliability or efficiency.
Assist in diagnosing and troubleshooting repairs and malfunctions.
Ensure all integration, repairs and modifications are in compliance with company regulations and standards.
Execute projects within defined scope, timeline and cost.
Guide and supervise engineering staff in aircraft or sensor integration, repairs, and maintenance activities.
Report project status and issues to management on periodic basis.
Assist in system integration of new or previously operated aircraft or sensors.
Work with manufacturers, maintenance representatives, engineering departments and regulatory personnel to effectively carry out aircraft or sensor integration, maintenance and repair.
Participate in industrial meetings, conferences, trainings, committees, etc as needed.
Develop and update component integration, repair and build specification documents.
Develop and build simulation and modeling capabilities to test aircraft or sensor integration following project requirements and guidelines.
Conduct technical evaluation of new design proposals and engineering changes.
Provide technical support and guidance in aircraft operations.
Perform technical risk assessments of aircraft design and assist in the preparation of risk mitigation plans.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
Five (5) years of related experience.
Additional education may be used as a substitution for the minimum experience requirement:
Masters degree in Engineering and three (3) years of related experience.
Experience in developing, managing, and decomposing requirements.
Experience in subsystem, payload, or system integration.
Experience in simulation and modeling for aircraft and/or aircraft subsystems.
Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering.
Experience in system architecture, CONOPs, or model-based system engineering.
10+ years' experience in simulation and modeling.
10+ years' experience in hardware/software integration of aircraft or sensor subsystems.
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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that proudly provides a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty and highly-rated degree programs since 1947. The University has a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement as part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. With palm tree-lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and a university beach, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is the only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast.