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Draper Test Equipment Systems Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.

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The Strategic Systems Engineering Test Equipment group at Draper is seeking a Systems Engineer with broad technical skills to work within multidisciplinary teams to develop and provide lifecycle management of complex electrical, mechanical and software-based test equipment.

A successful candidate will be:

  • Highly motivated to support the delivery of technology solutions that are of strategic importance to the nation

  • Dedicated to developing the in-depth mission and technology domain expertise that enable realization of such solutions for complex systems

  • Capable of working & coordinating responsibilities inside a multidisciplinary team

Tasking may include: identification of customer needs, development of use cases, requirements analysis and flow-down, system concept/architecture development (including analysis of alternatives), test design, interface definition/control, verification/test planning, development of systems engineering documentation, model development, vehicle and mission-level simulation development, performance assessment, documentation of analysis results, and presentation of results to both internal and external stake-holders.

The individual should be a highly motivated self-starter with willingness to learn and participate in an exciting team environment. The opportunity to work as part of team developing state-of-the-art test equipment will enable significant growth opportunities for a motivated individual.

Applicants must have the following key qualifications:

  • S. degree with at least 2 years of experience, or an M.S. degree in an engineering discipline (Systems, Mechanical, Electrical, or Computer Engineering)

  • Candidates should have demonstrated experience and sound knowledge in core technologies (mechanical, electrical and/or software design) as well as practical systems engineering skills required to integrate these core technical disciplines

  • Experience in system modeling and dynamic simulation development.

  • Strong presentation skills and the ability to articulate complex technical ideas to a broad audience

Any of the following additional qualifications are desirable:

  • Experience designing Labview based test equipment architectures

  • Experience with systems modeling using SysML

  • Experience in the design of integrated hardware/software systems

  • Experience with DOORS and/or requirements traceability

Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance.

ID: 2019-3913

External Company Name: The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc

Telecommute: No