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Systems Engineer (Software) | Volt

Systems Engineer (Software)

San Diego, CA

Location:San Diego, CA
Category:Software Engineering
Employee Type:Contingent
Duration:24 weeks
Pay Rate:$30.00 - $40.00 /Hour
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Date Posted:10/14/2017
Job ID:68234




Job Title: Systems Engineer 


  1. Summary of Job Purpose: 

Develop gas turbine engine control models, test rigs and requirements flow down for gas turbine engine control systems in airborne applications. Participate as a team member of a highly skilled engineering team and have willingness to expand in knowledge and expertise related to the product.

  • Ensure that designs meet customer requirements, taking into account the engineering budget and schedule goals. 
  • Present systems philosophy, logic, hardware and software integration, and requirements flow down at internal and external reviews, audits and customer meetings.
  • Participate in the creation of a world class engineering team that is sought after by clients.
  • Improve on tools and processes for the systems & controls team.
  1. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Hands-on work to develop and certify Auxiliary Power Unit control systems and software.
  • Create control models (Matlab/Simulink), develop control algorithms and perform testing to confirm functionality.
  • Establish and manager product requirements flow down for airborne engines/systems using DOORs or similar tool.
  • Define control methods and develop automatic test systems used to validate requirements.  Support related rig and engine testing.
  • Follow-up with other engineering groups to assure design performs as specified.
  • Support customer activities, specifically rig and flight test support.
  • Review data to ensure the system is functioning properly.
  • Issue detailed technical reports to document results.                        
  • Coordinate with other engineering and company departments to achieve optimization of the control system, based on established constraints
  • Build a strong relationship with clients, partners and parent company technical team in a partnership environment.
  1. Required Competencies; Education / Knowledge / Skills and Abilities:
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Systems, Control Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering or related field.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience with control system modeling, development, analysis and validation.
  • Familiarity with airworthiness rules and aviation standards.                                   
  • Knowledge of requirements management tools such as DOORS.                            
  • Understand the operation of aircraft Auxiliary Power Units and related systems.  
  • Ability to optimize control system designs with multiple constraints. Dynamic and hands-on troubleshooting experience                                      
  • Detailed knowledge of programming, control algorithms, logic, software design and validation tools.                                      
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to make good decisions related to gas turbine engine controls                    
  • Creative and innovative problem solver.
  • Good understanding of model based software development.
  • Experience with Matlab Simulink simulation tool boxes.                                         

Volt offers a candidate referral bonus, please inquire for more details.  (Conditions and restrictions apply)

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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