Scientist, Systems Engineer -(APE) - RT
Van Nuys, California, United States, 91411
The APE will identify and/or define customers emerging needs and develop solutions to those needs. The APE will maintain a macro view of existing and emerging products and technologies. Possesses knowledge of the Electronic Warfare Systems/Electronic Support Measures (ESM) and Radar Engineering field. Will focus on breadth rather than depth. This position will have technical interface to customers to discover, qualify, and pursue business opportunities. Will also bring mission understanding and value-added technical solutions to the customer.
Additionally, will focus on solving customer problems and developing architectural concepts. Opportunity focused from pursuit through proposal. Provides technical consultative guidance and direction for business development.
Knowledge / Skills
Working knowledge of Electronic Warfare and Radar systems
Have knowledge of modern radar signals and techniques and understanding of challenges with operation in dense electromagnetic environments
Broad technical skillset. Able to think “outside the box”
Able to grasp new and different concepts quickly
Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
Develops/champions new ideas and technologies
Solves highly complex problems with significant business impact
Discretion / Latitude
Assignments are often self-initiated
Works under consultative direction for long-range strategic business objectives
Reports administratively to the director of engineering and establishes and receives strategic direction from the director of business development or business area.
Does not have any direct supervisory responsibility
Interacts internally with management and customers on significant business matters.
Conducts briefings and technical meetings for top management and customer representatives.
Decisions would affect the strategic direction and public relations posture of the company.
Erroneous decisions or recommendations would result in failure to achieve strategic goals and objectives of the organization.
Customer-centric responsible for the creation, identification, pursuit, and capture of new business
Conducts research and works with appropriate departments to prepare bid analyses, reports, schedules, and quotes.
Supports business development initiatives including capturing new business
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary):
1. Advanced degree in engineering, science or related technical field.
2. 12+ Years of technical program or business development related experience in a defense contracting environment
3. Working knowledge of Electronic Warfare and Radar systems
4. Have knowledge of modern radar signals and techniques and understanding of challenges with operation in dense electromagnetic environments
5. Does the candidate have a U.S. granted government security secret clearance?