Senior Principal Electrical Engineer

Mercer University

Warner Robins, GA

ID: 7069959
Posted: September 18, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

- Responsible for assessing, initiating, and managing the complete compliment of leading-edge technical efforts for Electronic Warfare Product Area.

- Responsible for leading multidiscipline teams in proposing, defining, designing, and performing detailed high-risk engineering efforts broad in scope involving significant resources, risks, and/or integrating diverse disciplines to achieve unique performance through previously unproven technological innovations/combinations.

- Duties include managing assigned contracts and/or technical teams to provide analysis of new and innovative applications, processes, and products, perform technology evaluations, propose, investigate & define advanced technological implementations, implement risk reduction & feasibility efforts of alternate technological implementations, and implement advanced technological and engineering approaches to satisfy customer needs.

- Responsible for originating, defining, organizing, conducting, and achieving cross-functional engineering support that achieves unique functionality and capability through multi-disciplined engineering solutions.

- Responsible for leading technical teams in their technical interface with customers, diagnosing needs and opportunities, and preparing detailed technical presentations, with accompanying schedule, labor, and material estimates.

- Regularly provides to customers and senior leadership complete program assessments and detailed information on cost, schedule, and risk.

- Responsible for assessing the state of the art, defining new implementations & concepts, leading, designing, and performing detailed engineering efforts using unique applications of technology and/or multidiscipline teams, including but not limited to providing leadership and participating with a technical team in the conduct of the following tasks:

- Analysis of existing technology applications, processes, and products, taking into consideration costs, life cycle considerations, reliability, maintainability, productivity, and long-term support.

- Performing intensive technology research & evaluation of a broad array of alternative solutions to improve existing implementations.

- Defining and implementing advanced technological implementations and evaluations to provide risk reduction & determine production feasibility of improved and alternate technological implementations.

- Designing, implementing, and achieving operational status of advanced technological and engineering approaches to satisfy customer needs.

- Organizing technical teams of multidiscipline persons to construct a range of technological implementations and solutions for a problem area.

- Participation in multidiscipline design teams and process action team efforts.

- Preparing and presenting design alternatives to a multidiscipline review peer group.

- Preparing and implementing designs that apply multidiscipline solutions achieving breakthrough performance and unique technological applications.

- Responsible for leading technical teams in their technical interface with present and perspective customers through the following activities:

- Insuring strong technical communication and understanding through use of terms, design illustrations, and operating paradigms that are common to the customer experience.

- Gathers, tracks, maintains, and provides detailed technical, cost, labor, material, and schedule information on programs to senior managers including cost, schedule, and technical risk assessments at all stages of implementation.

- Complies with all Executive Director approved MERC-wide policies and procedures.

- Adheres to approved MSP quality management policies and principles, and promotes an attitude of commitment to continuous quality improvement.

- Ensures thorough familiarity and awareness of all MERC core capabilities and with the MERC current and potential customer base.

- During all business-related activities, particularly during customer contacts, remains alert for any problem or opportunity that might lead to additional business for any MERC core business area.

- Whenever possible, uses any available opportunity to promote MERC capabilities and interests to customers and potential customers.

- Submits suggestions for new business opportunities or report identified customer problems or opportunities to the Director of Acquisition Strategy through a Chief Engineer.

- US Citizenship is required.

- Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance.

- A Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering or an engineering degree in a discipline directly related to Electronic Warfare from an ABET accredited School or College of Engineering and 9 years of directly related experience; or a Master’s degree in same and 14 years of directly related experience; or an undergraduate degree in same and 15 years of directly related experience.

- Nine years of technical lead responsibility.


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