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Systems Engineer – Sr
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Burlington, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Controls Engineering is required or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • 8 - 12 years of experience in a systems engineering role (Aerospace or robotics systems engineering preferred)
  • Proficiency with office software and productivity tools including Visio
  • Has managed requirements traceability and evolution through the system development cycle
  • Provided an effective weekly status of system development progress with requirements burn down
  • Allocated requirements to electrical, GNC, and or software subsystems
  • Evaluated system performance thresholds, conduct trade studies and provide direction based on analysis
  • Developed and managed power budgets
  • Familiarity with electronics and systems related to image collection and analysis
  • Experience trouble-shooting complex electrical or software systems
  • Has developed systems test plans, procedures, and reports and reviewed and interpreted specifications
  • Advanced degree is preferred
  • Exposure to Guidance Navigation and Control Systems along with Modeling Simulation & Control and Model-Based Systems Engineering is helpful but not required
  • Knowledge of Altium software is preferred
  • Strong Python, C, or C++ programming skills are preferred
  • Hands on design/build experience is desired; UAV or R/C aircraft or other lightweight miniature robotic systems
  • Possesses an interest in conducting trade study investigations and creating Architectures
  • Able to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, where small teams share a broad variety of duties
  • Displays strong initiative and drive to accomplish goals and meet company objectives
  • Takes ownership and responsibility for current and past work products
  • Committed to learning from mistakes and driven to improve and enhance performance of oneself, others, and the company
  • Has effective problem-solving, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Consistently demonstrates teamwork, collaboration and puts the success of the team above one's own interests
  • Manage requirements traceability and evolution through the system development cycle
  • Provide weekly status of system development progress with requirements burn down
  • Work with Senior Staff Engineers to allocate requirements to subsystem level
  • Evaluate system performance thresholds and provide direction
  • Work with software and electrical engineers in developing verification test plans and acceptance test plans
  • Provide input for model development and simulation analysis
  • Review and interpret customer specification effectively
  • Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses. Influences the shaping of future products by contributing to the framework (architecture) used across multiple products or systems
  • Work on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangibles
  • Exercise judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
  • Determine methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel (Team Lead)
  • Other duties as assigned

501-1,000 employees

Unmanned aircraft systems supplier
Company Overview
AeroVironment’s mission is to secure lives and advance sustainability through transformative innovation. The company is committed to the development of unmanned aircraft solutions and systems to provide their customers with a fresh vantage point, positioning them to see the world with new eyes and extending their reach beyond the line of sight.
  • Health, Dental, & Vision
  • Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) Account
  • Alternative Work Schedule
  • Educational and Tuition Assistance Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick Leave Donation
  • Time Off
  • Travel Assistance
  • Company Sponsored Events
Company Core Values
  • Trust & Teamwork
  • Customer Commitment
  • Ownership & Results
  • Innovate & Simplify