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Senior Lead Systems Engineer

Company: Spectranetix
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

*Due to the sensitive nature of our work, U.S. citizenship is required*Job Title: Senior Lead Systems EngineerLocation: Sunnyvale, CA or El Segundo, CA or Mukilteo, WA

Spectranetix, a small fast-growing company that develops and provides advanced electronic systems for the U.S. Department of Defense, is looking for a Senior Lead Systems Engineer to lead our various engineering teams. We recently joined forces with Pacific Defense and our growth is accelerating.

Spectranetix designs and builds advanced, military standards-based, modular open systems architecture (MOSA) systems. These systems conform to the Army's C4ISR Modular Open Suite of Standards (CMOSS) and the Air Force's Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) Standard. These CMOSS/SOSA systems are used for multi-mission electronic warfare, tactical communications, signals intelligence, cyber-EW, high speed computing or simultaneous combinations of these capabilities.

Who are we looking for?We are looking to hire a Senior Lead Systems Engineer who wants to get involved with a small, fast paced, and dynamic company. Responsible for the development of system requirements and verification of system compliance to those requirements. The candidate should demonstrate experience with a variety of technical disciplines including RF, complex electronics, and embedded systems. The ability to dive deep into technical issues to identify solutions and keep other teams moving is crucial to success in this role. Developing strong credibility and rapport with other engineering and non-technical teams is also a must.Requirements

  • Appropriate level of relevant experience.
  • Experience with software / hardware / firmware architecture, integration, and verification.
  • Product-level electrical integration experience, have or rapidly obtain expertise in CMOSS Systems.
  • Experience developing use cases and sequence diagrams.
  • Superior written, verbal, and visual communication skills, comfortable presenting technical content and understanding how to tailor the narrative based on your audience and desired outcome.
  • A capacity to thrive in a self-motivated environment that has few boundaries and at-times conflicting priorities.
  • Preferred: Experience working in an agile development environment using JIRA and Confluence as project management tools


    • Defines and decomposes system requirements.
    • Establishes a system architecture to meet requirements.
    • Leads and directs all system level integration, test, and verification.
    • Defines system verification plan against requirements and documents all verification results and artifacts.
    • Applies an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to plan, design, develop and verify complex lifecycle balanced system of systems and system solutions.
    • Work closely with other engineering disciplines in an integrated team environment to develop system architecture in compliance with interface definitions and system/subsystem requirements.
    • Performs analyses for affordability, safety, reliability, maintainability, testability, human systems integration, survivability, vulnerability, susceptibility, system security, regulatory, certification, product assurance and other specialties quality factors into a preferred configuration to ensure mission success.
    • Support stakeholder needs through analysis, Technical Performance Measures (TPM) definition, requirements analysis, and allocation & definition for subcontractors.
    • Owns System Sign-off -Proof that requirements have been met.
    • Provide leadership for team members, though has no direct reports.Education:
      • Minimum requirement: BS in EE, CS, or relevant discipline
      • MS in EE, CS, or a relevant discipline preferredBenefitsSpectranetix is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Keywords: Spectranetix, Sunnyvale , Senior Lead Systems Engineer, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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