GPS Systems Engineer

Sunnyvale, California

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Job Id: 61505

GPS Systems Engineer
Our client is seeking a GPS Systems Engineer to assist their organization in Sunnyvale, California. The GPS Systems Engineer is responsible for the product and interface specifications, and the correct implementation of the system requirements by the receiver hardware, software, and mechanical subsystems. This individual will be a Subject Matter Expert working closely with customers to support their integration and use of the receivers, to generate supporting data for proposals, and align the product specification with the customer and program requirements.

This role is onsite in Sunnyvale, California.

GPS Systems Engineer Responsibilities
The GPS Systems Engineer will work with internal teams to ensure the accuracy of the product specification, manage the allocation of hardware, software, performance, and environmental requirements, and ensure the verification strategy and the engineering deliverables meet the requirements. Working with the certification, CM, and QA leads, this candidate will also ensure that the deliverable system meets the design assurance and certification standards and that the implementation follows the product development process.

GPS Systems Engineer Qualifications
BS (MS preferred) in EE, CS, or equivalent.
7+ years experience in systems engineering following certification strategies:
Expertise in embedded system engineering.
System spec and ICD management.
Requirements management, decomposition, flow down, and tracing.
Project and schedule management.
System verification and qualification.
System-level perspective with command of hardware, software, and system design and development processes.
Demonstrated excellence in customer interactions to establish confidence and rapport, clarify and align requirements expectations, prepare and present design review material, and support customer integrations.
Demonstrated CM and QA discipline managing requirements-based development processes leading to product certification.
Collaborative, team-oriented contributor with demonstrated ability to think outside the box to achieve goals and deliver results efficiently.
Must demonstrate strong communication, organization, planning, and documentation skills

**Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance is required. Applicants must clearly indicate any previous DoD security clearance activity.**

Compensation: $90-$100/hr. (DOE)

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies’ staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

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