The Project Engineer is the overall technical lead on a project, leading a team of engineers including electrical/mechanical, software/systems, cyber, and logistics. Coordination with the functional group leaders to use the right resources to keep the team on track to meet delivery schedules. Good verbal/written communication skills needed to effectively drive the team and interface with the customer on technical issues. Travel required to support on-site integration, testing, and acceptance will include extended periods at customer locations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Proposal technical responsibility from conceptual design to final delivery
Overall program technical design responsibility
Definition, technical management, coordination, and integration of all program efforts
Ensure technical design meets fidelity of specification requirements and customer needs
Conducts design reviews
Primary customer technical interface
Control of program hardware and software release processes
Provides engineering support during the manufacturing phase of a program
Overall hardware-software integration responsibility
Program’s primary representative during in-plant and on-site customer acceptance, some extended periods of travel required
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with ASI’s policies and procedures, as well as applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
MID- 5 to 7 Years
SENIOR - 7+ Years
Minimum 5 years flight simulator project engineer experience or 8 years experience with the development of complex hardware/software systems
Customer relation skills required, preferably government customer experience.
ADDTIONIAL REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must be able to effectively lead teams in a matrix environment, where programs must share functional resources.
Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external customers.
Ability to adapt communication style and messaging to different audiences.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously, ensuring stakeholder expectations are managed appropriately.
Ability to work in a project-oriented, fast paced environment to meet deadlines.
Proficiency in common business software (Microsoft Office – Word, Outlook, Power Point, Excel, SharePoint)
Bachelors Degree in Engineering
Bachelors Degree in Technical Discipline
Equivalent and/or relevant experience
Due to contractual requirements must be a United States Citizen
Must be able to pass an initial background check.
Must be able to obtain and maintain an active Department of Defense security clearance. Employee/selected candidate will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information (as required)
Must be able and willingness to travel (CONUS/OCONUS)
ASI is a Drug Free Workplace where applicants and employees are required to successfully pass pre-employment and Random drug testing.
Typically employees sit comfortably to do their work, interspersed by brief periods of standing, walking, bending carrying papers and books, and extensive periods requiring the use of computer terminals to accomplish work objectives.
Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department or line of business.
Work is primarily performed in an office environment consisting of offices and cubicles with low to moderate noise and bright or dim lighting. The work is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as external customers.
Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.
ASI is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, domestic/civil partnership or marital status, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. We strive for everyone to be valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best.
ASI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.
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It is the policy of ASI to comply with all the relevant and applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its Amendments. ASI will not discriminate against any qualified employee or job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of a person's physical or mental disability. ASI also will make reasonable accommodation wherever necessary for all employees or applicants with handicaps, disabilities, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the duties and assignments connected with the job and provided that any accommodations made are not an undue hardship for ASI.