Title: Systems Analyst Principal– Flight Safety Engineer Location: VSFB, CAClearance: SecretCitizenship Requirement: YesReq #: 3328 (RW308)Salary: $94,000 to $97,000 annuallySummary: Craig Technologies has an opening for a Flight Safety Engineer at VAFB, CA. This position will be supporting Launch Performance operations on the U.S. Air Force Space Command’s Space and Missile Systems Center’s Launch and Test Range System (LTRS) Integrated Support Contract (LISC).Essential FunctionsA focus on one or more of the following Systems Engineering Functional Areas (Testing, Requirements Analysis, Specialty Engineering, Systems Architecture) is expected
Leads moderately complex projects or phases of significant projects; coordinates the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects
Writes proposals to recommend process/programs and follows through on implementation
Performs and evaluates cost analyses and vendor comparisons of software/hardware systems to ensure cost- effective and efficient operations and measures feasibility of various approaches and makes recommendations
Analyzes potential systems investments and prepares supporting documentation for recommendation(s) to management and customers based on results of independent assessment of current and future performance, stability, interoperability and systems management/life cycle issues
Prepares reports and presentations to communicate to internal team and customer
Analyzes and resolves program support deficiencies and conducts testing to enhance performance
Leads moderate to complex testing, troubleshooting and analysis on new and installed systems.
Oversees development, implementation and maintenance test plans, procedures and reports to ensure requirements verification and compliance
Leads and assigns team conducting testing, troubleshooting and analysis tasks on various systems including integration, systems testing, interoperability testing, field test plans and customer acceptance plans
Leads design and requirements development/verification process
Identifies system architecture needs and develop enterprise architecture items to be produced in support of assigned projects such as DODAF drawing generation
Analyzes, decomposes and allocates requirements from the subsystem level down through the Configuration Item level to specific projects using DOORS including the development of requirement specifications
Ensures the as-designed system requirements allocated to the project meet Human Factors and Safety Hazard requirements and develop associated analyses, as required
Develops and implements training tools and documentation
Position provides direct technical support for the 30 SW/SEAE Flight Safety Program Officer (FSPO) for launch critical RSS certification. Duties require critiquing proprietary technical procedures and reports resulting in comments and recommendation to 30 SW/SEAE for acceptance or rejection. Position also requires the ability to work closely with Senior Scientists and Engineers from a wide range of technical disciplines.
Required Skills Outstanding analytical and creative problem solving skills for design and testing of systems Outstanding communication skills to communicate to management and customers Outstanding time management and organization skills, with the capability to manage multiple competing priorities Interpersonal skills to interact with customers, management, and team members Outstanding organization skills to balance and prioritize work Ability to integrate moderately complex hardware and software systems Ability to work independently and lead a team Dedication to achieving outstanding customer results Aptitude to pick up new concepts and technology rapidly; ability to present to all stakeholders Willingness to travel Candidate must possess the demeanor necessary to represent 30 SW/SEAE in an exceptionally professional and responsible manner at all times. Work quality, dependability, and judgment to solve complex problems while at remote sites are crucial skills required for this position. Professional office dress attire is required as a Flight Safety Engineer. Candidate should be prepared to answer technical questions during the interview process. Upon hiring, successful completion of Global Positioning System (GPS) and Random Vibration/Shock Training courses will be required.Required Experience Bachelor Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math or or equivalent combination of education and experience Eight (8) or more years of experience in systems engineering (Requirements, Test, Specialty Engineering, or Systems Architecture), related engineering, or STEM field A minimum of 5 years of Range Safety experience at VAFB is strongly desired. Experience working with Windows based computer systems, components, and Office tool suite Candidate with highly technical, hands-on experience preferred Experience working with design principles and applications Experience with Dynamic Object Oriented Requirements System (DOORS) is preferred Experience with architecture documentation processes and tools such as DoDAF version 1.5 or 2.0 and System Architect (or equivalent tool) preferred Fundamental knowledge of the engineering lifecycle and systems engineering processes Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security clearance, which includes U.S. Citizenship or U.S. naturalization Valid U.S. Driver’s License requiredAll candidates selected will be subject to a security background investigation and must meet all eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Craig Technologies is an EEO Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other non-job-related protected status. All candidates selected will be subject to a security background investigation and must meet all eligibility requirements for access to classified information.