Systems Engineering Manager 3 - 4563 in Bourne, MA at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 12/22/2021

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Job Description

HII Unmanned Systems are seeking a Systems Engineering Manager.  As the Systems Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for a team of system engineers, system security engineers, and integration and test engineers managing the full life cycle of autonomous maritime products for defense, marine research, and commercial applications. With HII serving unmanned system customers in more than 30 countries, and now architecting an approach to multi-domain unmanned system solutions through the merger of multiple autonomy companies, the systems engineering team is at the core of the unmanned system design, manufacturing, testing, operations, and sustainment. As the Systems Engineering Manager, you will drive and execute on this vision, including:

  • Oversees the development and refinement of a digital systems engineering process
  • Develop a team of highly motivated, independent, and talented individuals to execute product lines for customer programs
  • Coordinate resource and skillset allocation across customer programs
  • Initiate processes that allow the team to collaborate with local as well as global teams with a high degree of efficiency
  • As a senior systems engineer, work with customers (internal and external) to define product life-cycle needs, and evolve needs into system requirements using industry and Government standards
  • Assist the system engineering team to perform requirements allocation, interface definition, product requirement management, in the context of technical, schedule, and cost constraints on projects
  • Assist the system engineering team to perform technical analyses throughout a product lifecycle to support concept development, design, fabrication, testing, installation, operation, and maintenance
  • Keeping abreast of new systems engineering processes and tools, as well as conforming to best practices in system security engineering
  • Participate in trade studies regarding future system design elements and architecture, to optimize product life cycle and sustainment

Essential Job Responsibilities

Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent plus 7 years relevant experience; OR Master's degree plus 6 years relevant experience. 
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience conducting System Engineering functions, including requirements management and system architecture design, integration, verification, and/or validation
  • The ideal candidate is an individual that can work in a fast-paced environment; with a high attention to detail, excellent problem solving skills, ability to multi-task and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Experience managing a geographically dispersed team
  • Experience with Defense acquisition policies, including DoD 5000 and related system engineering guidance
  • Experience with configuration management in a DoD environment
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) 
  • Experience with Requirements Management software (JAMA, DOORS, etc)
  • Experience with Atlassian tool suite (e.g., JIRA/Confluence). *AI *MV *EP *TE
  • Must have secret clearance #LI-MH1

Preferred Requirements

  • Master's degree in Systems Engineering or related multi-disciplinary field preferred (Aerospace, Ocean Engineering, Robotics, Computer Science)

Physical Requirements

Job performance may require working in an industrial or shipboard environment. Normally not required to lift more than 40 pounds higher than three feet above feet/floor level.

This opportunity resides with Unmanned Systems, a business group within Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries.  Our Unmanned Systems group creates advanced unmanned maritime solutions for defense, marine research and commercial applications. Serving customers in more than 30 countries, HII provides design, autonomy, manufacturing, testing, operations and sustainment of unmanned systems, including unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) and unmanned surface vessels (USVs).

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division supports national security missions around the globe with unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services, and defense and federal solutions. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit:

Federal Executive Order 14042 requires that covered contractor employees who work on, or in connection with, covered Federal contracts or at covered contractor workplaces may be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and comply with other requirements. Covered contractor employees also must comply with agency COVID-19 workplace safety requirements while in Federal workplaces. Applicant agrees to comply with said requirements to the extent they apply to the applied-for position.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.


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