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Sumaria Systems is a multi-million dollar CMMI® Level III appraised and ISO 9001 certified Information Technology (IT), Engineering, and Professional Services Defense Contractor headquartered in Danvers, Mass.  Founded in November of 1982, the company currently operates across multiple U.S. locations and offers competitive pay and benefits, including medical and dental, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement.

Senior General Engineer

Department: Advisory and Assistance Services Division
Office: WPAFB
Location: Fairborn, OH

Job Title: Senior General Engineer

Job Description:

This position is the Senior Engineer for the MQ-9 Reaper's Ground Control Stations (GCS), and will support with communications systems and associated sub-systems.

Duties include:

Providing engineering support for MQ-9 Reaper GCS systems and sub-systems.   Must be knowledgeable of processes to analyze operational capability requirements and determine adequate technical solutions; and independently apply engineering principles to investigate, analyze, plan, oversee, and evaluate development and sustainment activities.

Provide expertise in development and sustaining engineering support for GCS and weapon system sub-systems, and provide advisory and draft documentation support for the development and acquisition of new capabilities and upgrades to existing capabilities to meet requirements, to include quick reaction capabilities.

Assist the PM by analyzing operational capability requirements and providing advisory and draft documentation support for the preparation and coordination of key development, procurement, and sustainment planning documentation for efforts to include, but not be limited to; requirements definition, development of long-range plans, roadmaps, mission area plans, program plans, system integration plans, development of estimates for future budgets and program planning, contract actions (i.e., SOW, Technical Requirements Documents (TRDs) etc.), technical evaluation of proposals, status reports, briefings, test documentation, specifications, interface control documents, and other formal and informal documentation as required throughout the weapon systems life cycle.

Provide support to program technical interchange meetings, program management reviews, executive management reviews, test-related meetings (TRB, SRB, TRR, TPWGs, etc.), lab and flight test events, integrated product team meetings, software/hardware design reviews (i.e. PDR, CDR, FDR, etc.), platform integration meetings and meetings as otherwise required.

Provide assistance to the PM by analyzing operational requirements, evolving requirements or deficiencies, investigating and recommending potential solutions, evaluating Contractor proposed design changes and solutions, overseeing the correction of deficiencies, and in general by providing engineering support to address any technical issues affecting all aspects of overall weapons system integration, capability or performance improvements, and supportability/sustainability.

Required Skills/Education:

Minimum fourteen (14) years' experience in functional area and possess a Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to functional area; or a relevant Master's degree and ten (10) years' experience in functional area; or eighteen (18) years in functional area without a degree. At least five (5) years of that experience must have been performed on DoD programs/projects.

Education: Bachelors Degree

Years’ Experience: 14 Years

Travel: No

Security Clearance Required: Must have Active Top Secret clearance to apply

Position Type: Full Time

Work Location: Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

Top salaries paid for qualified candidates.

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Sumaria 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 and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Sumaria Systems, Inc. (Sumaria) is a market leader in Professional Services, Engineering, and Information Technology has been a trusted partner to U. S. Department of Defense communities for more than 30 years. With expertise to lead, insight to deliver and commitment to succeed; we staff each mission with a carefully selected team of seasoned professionals. Headquartered in Danvers, MA, with operating locations in Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Ohio, Oklahoma, Utah, and Virginia.

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