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Principal Systems Engineer - IPT Leader
LocationUS-Iowa-DavenportDate Posted05 Jun 2018 Cobham is seeking a Principal Systems Engineer- IPT Leader to lead an Integrated Product Team executing complex product development projects in Aerial Refueling, On Board Oxygen Generation Systems, or On Board Inert Gas Generation Systems for Cobham Mission Systems. This position is located in Davenport, Iowa.Key Responsibilities:Lead an Integrated Product Development Team of 10-30 people in the inception, design & execution of complex projects over the full product life cycle of product development for Cobham Mission SystemsGuide the successful completion of major programs and projectsLeads functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, detail trade studies, systems integration and test (verification), validation and interface definition studies for mechanical systems, electrical systems, and softwareParticipates in proposal development: parses statement of work and requirements into standard work breakdown structures and generates estimatesGenerates meaningful metrics to ascertain status, stability, maturity and level of compliance of a projectLeads teams in the decomposition, allocation and derivation of requirements and establishes traceabilityUnderstand and applies project leadership principles including SPI/CPI and Earned ValueLeads the development of requirements verification matrices and assists in developing verification, validation and qualification plansIdentifies and implements improvements to engineering and/or company tools, processes and practicesMinimum Requirements:ABET accredited BS Degree in an Engineering fieldMinimum of 15 years of engineering experienceMinimum of 3 years of experience supervising peopleMinimum of 3 years of experience in Project ManagementMinimum of 3 years of experience with Requirements ManagementThis position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US. In order to be eligible, you must be either a US Citizen or Permanent ResidentPreferred Qualifications:Strongly preferred experience with Aerospace industry standards and best practicesEffective Communication with leadership, peers, subordinates and customersExperience with Requirements Management and Systems DesignPMI Certification or other project management certificationKnowledgeable about Mechanical, Electrical and Systems EngineeringFamiliarity with aircraft hydraulics, fuels, structures, wiring, and EMI for aircraft oxygen or fuel tank inerting systemsFamiliar with project leadership principles of SPI/CPI, Earned Value, Cost Account Management (CAM), and Statistical Process ControlsStrong knowledge of multi-disciplinary requirements including, but not limited to, mechanical, electro-mechanical, software, safety and reliabilityBachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace or Materials EngineeringABET accredited MS Degree in an Engineering field Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you. Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring. See all of our latest opportunities at or follow us on our LinkedIn page atJob ID00O0YJob CategoryEngineeringPrimary LocationUS-Iowa-DavenportOrganizationCobham Mission System

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