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Systems Engineer / Technical Scout

Apply now Job No: 500981
Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Research Staff
Department: Aero Product Support Eng - 250345
Pay Grade: R2 - Exempt
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Position Summary:

Looking for an opportunity to apply your skills and experience to accelerate product development and sustaining engineering processes with cutting-edge tools and technology? This job could be "you!"

The Engineer/Technical Scout will identify, communicate, and connect relevant digital materiel management technologies to government, commercial, and academic clients. They will also plan and coordinate scouting trips to investigate new technologies, support initial technical assessment of viability of concepts, and facilitate initial conversations with potential users across the client’s enterprise. This role will also support the development abstracts, presentations, newsletters, articles, posters showcasing technology efforts relevant to the client’s enterprise. The Engineer/Tech Scout will also provide technical coordination and engineering support to transition relevant technologies as required by client, to include collaboration with other UDRI subject matter experts from required technical disciplines. Additional duties may include but are not limited to generation and coordination of model-based technical data packages and authoring of scientific and technical reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

• BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline
• 3 years’ experience in product lifecycle engineering/management
• Effective verbal and written communication skills
• Effective interpersonal skills
• Excellent attention to detail
• Ability to work with minimal oversight and within a moderate/high degree of ambiguity
• Ability to quickly understand problems and desired outcomes and to formulate viable courses of action
• Self-starter
• Due to the nature of this position, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

• BS or MS in Systems Engineering
• Familiarity with Air Force Digital Transformation and Digital Materiel Management
• 3 years’ experience in Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
• 3 years’ experience systems modeling using tools based on SysML
• 3 years’ experience architecting/implementing integrated digital environments and tool sets
• 3 years’ experience in understanding data requirements and architectures
• 3 years’ experience in creating and maintaining digital twins
• 3 years’ experience in creating, federating, and maintaining digital threads to span cross-functional activities throughout product lifecycles
• 3 years’ experience in formulating process, data, and systems solutions to ensure interoperability among components to avoid “vendor lock” associated with proprietary solutions
• 3 years’ project management experience
• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
• Scrum Master certification

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please summarize your fulfillment of minimum qualifications in your cover letter and provide 3 professional references.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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