• Embedded Systems Integration and Test Lead

    Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/7/2018 2:11 PM)
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    The National Security and Space Systems Division is seeking a Systems Engineer to lead the integration and test of embedded systems. Specific responsibilities include the following:

    • Development of requirements verification traceability and compliance matrices
    • Test plan development (functional, integration, acceptance, environmental, design verification)
    • Detailed test procedure development
    • Test Readiness Reviews (TRR)
    • Integration and test execution
    • Test Data Reviews (TDR)
    • Requirements compliance assessments


    • BS/MS degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field
    • Active TS security clearance is a MUST
    • 5+ years of experience in planning and leading the execution of integration and test of embedded systems
    • Familiarity with the following: RF and mixed signal electronics, communication systems design, autonomous systems, DSP, GPU, antennas
    • Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with engineers, management, and other stakeholders across all relevant disciplines are required
    • Flexibility to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities and technologies

    Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


    Applicant must be willing to travel 25%.


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