Systems Engineer (#681116)

  • PeopleTec, Inc.
  • Huntsville, AL, United States
  • Nov 30, 2017
Full time Systems Engineer

Job Description

PeopleTec, Inc., is currently seeking a Systems Engineer to support our Huntsville, AL operations.

This position is to provide engineering support to the Fixed Wing Program Office (FWPO) implementing a reconfigurable Avionics System Integration Laboratory (ASIL). Candidate will assist in the development, integration, and testing of hardware and software for evaluation and certification of modifications to commercial and military tactical avionics for Special Electronic Mission Aircraft (SEMA). In a team environment, the candidate will support the integration of commercial and tactical military avionics hardware, test equipment, and software mission equipment components into existing aircraft configurations and future upgrades. The candidate will work in laboratory team environment as a software/hardware system integration engineer testing and troubleshooting avionics and commercial and tactical telecommunications equipment. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: Build SEMA ASIL representative cockpits based on FWPO needs while integrating COTS technology with tactical hardware and software allowing for signal level monitoring Conduct and document ad hoc FWPO testing requirements and results Become a subject matter expert for FW ASIL platforms and configurations in support of technical interchange meetings with FW project office Develop technical data packages on test procedures and processes for SEMA aircraft Review technical documentation on FW ASIL equipment Coordinate and facilitate stakeholder interaction and feedback during system development, integration, and test Write hardware and software requirements for an integrated ASIL environment for SEMA aircraft Create Bill of Materials (BOM) for needed platform hardware and software requirements and maintain lab inventory via a common database Create component and system architectures from aircraft ICDs, diagrams, and drawings Install and troubleshoot aircraft avionics in a SIL environment Create and track test/support requests for the FW ASIL Work with aircraft test sets for troubleshooting and certifications Support pre and post integration analysis for systems integration Produce post-test analysis reports as required Work with hardware and software vendors and suppliers to acquire needed materials and licenses to produce a common operating environment for all ASIL platforms Work with other labs to solve FW aircraft issues as well as perform specialty testing Create and track schedules and milestones for product delivery and testing Develop strategies to engage with industry in demonstrations to prove open architecture principles Support Program Manager authoring proposals in response to FWPO and PM AME Request for Proposals (RFPs) Prepare and present technical demonstrations in laboratory or other venues Draft and present PowerPoint technical briefings Support Information Assurance (IA) and Risk Management Framework (RMF) technical security analysis of SEMA aircraft architectures.


 Required Skills/Experience:

  • Systems engineering, integration, and testing experience with software, hardware (commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) and tactical), and telecommunications, and COMSEC equipment in a laboratory environment is required.
  • Experience writing technical requirements and proposals in response to RFPs is required.
  • Experience writing test procedures and test analysis result documentation is required.
  • Experience presenting technical demonstrations and technical briefings is required.
  • Travel: 5%
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • The ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance and the ability to maintain this clearance during employment. 


Educational/Certification Requirements:

  • A completed Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Aerospace, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or other related field is required.
  • Master's Degree preferred.


Desired Skills:

  • Experience as a COMSEC custodian is desired.
  • Experience with Information Assurance (IA), COMSEC, cybersecurity, and technical writing is a plus.
  • Understanding of FANS, ADS-B/C, ARINC, and MIL-STD-1553 is a plus.



PeopleTec, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in its job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following email address, and/or phone number (256.319.3800 ) to contact us about your interest in employment with PeopleTec, Inc.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. PeopleTec, Inc. participates in E-Verify.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.