Technical Engineering Lead

Location: Blacksburg, VA
Date Posted: 02-01-2018
Technical Lead – Integrated Systems
We are seeking a senior engineering professional to lead system integration efforts across a Joint Integrated Project Team (IPT) in which TORC is the lead system integrator.  The candidate will manage a team of software and systems engineers, network design engineers, and mechanical engineers, providing technical leadership for a system under development which incorporates multiple UAVs and payloads, machine learning, and automated asset tasking focused on providing safety to the end user. 
  • Leads Joint IPT in establishment of cross-functional technical objectives
  • ​Conducts capability gap analysis and evaluation of new technology for insertion into Spiral 1 system
  • Provides hands-on technical leadership of small teams of engineers across multiple disciplines 
  • Manages and tracks requirements, plans for technical development and full-scale testing in real-world environments 
  • Writes and maintains engineering interface control documents 
  • Leads testing, troubleshooting and verification of mechanical, electrical, and software systems 
  • Communicates with other project team members to prevent issues from arising and correct existing problems during the development cycle 
  • Communicates with the customer regarding technical system capabilities and specifications and participates in discussions regarding system CONOPS 
  • Mentors junior team members 
  • B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field; or equivalent experience 
  • 5-10 years of experience in a technical leadership role, with a systems integration focus 
  • Project Management skills including risk and requirements management, FMEA 
  • Client management skills providing technical project updates and managing expectations 
  • Experience in the following areas:  
  • Design, test, and troubleshooting of engineering systems 
  • Algorithm & Software development 
  • Development of system Interface Control Documents (ICDs) 
  • Experience with neural networks and machine learning (desired)  
Due to government contracting requirements, U.S. Citizenship is a firm requirement.  
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