General Dynamics Land Systems Wheeled Lethality Sights Sensors Engineer in Sterling Heights, Michigan

Wheeled Lethality Sights Sensors Engineer•Requisition Number:629•Position Type:Contract•Relocation Provided:Not Applicable•Department:SSWV Vetronics SW Lethality - L9665 (Direct)•Location:Sterling Heights Complex (LSHC)•Education Required:Bachelors Degree•Experience Required:More than 10 yearsPosition Description:Wheeled Lethality Sights Sensors Engineer - Engineering Specialist / ContractorPerform design, integration, verification, sustainment of electro-optic systems:- Support concept to production phases, including architecture analysis, trade studies, requirements analysis, engineering reviews, design, integration/test, qualification test- Support component selection, procurement, and oversight of hardware build- Create detailed specifications, ICD's, and test plans for sensors and electro-optic products- Review and develop hardware and software/firmware requirement documents and test plans- Evaluate optical design and analysis utilizing standard optical tools such as Zemax, Night Vision Integrated - Performance Model (NV-IPM)- Design, develop, and test optical components and subsystems in support of integration of thermal imaging systems, color and monochrome high resolution cameras, lasers, radar, direct-view optics, and stabilized control systems, plus electronics to interact with such products- Design using high and low speed digital communications standards (e.g., RS-232,RS-422/485, VME, CAN, Ethernet/GigE, TCP/IP, UDP, USB)- Support the integration testing of sights and electro-optical sensors on various vehicle platforms- Support box-level subsystem-level verification/qualification tests as required, including environmental test.- Perform laboratory vehicle integration/test to investigate troubleshoot sights and electro-optical sensor issues, or to release new/modified designs in this area. Such tasks involve complex functionality interfaces, plus require use of special test equipment (e.g., oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, Ethernet/RS-422/etc. bus monitors, custom-created equipment). In support of such tests, author detailed test plansrocedures up front document results via test reports upon completion.- Work with outside suppliers in cases where functionality under scrutiny is "buy" instead of "make."- Support fielding and production sites to investigate/resolve issues.- Work with other members of the engineering staff to ensure products meet requirements- Prepare and present written reports, status reports, and presentations as necessary- Provide technical support and communication with peers and leadership- Support internal external technical reviews and status meetings, coordinating presenting as required. Must maintain excellent rapport with internal external customers during project execution. - Identify technical, schedule, cost risks early during project execution contribute mitigations or work-arounds.Position Requirements:- 10 years of applicable experience, with a Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Optics, or Electro-Optical Engineering. Fewer years are required with an advanced degree. Other technical degrees may be considered with relevant experience. Advanced degree and/or additional certifications in same or complementary fields beneficial.- Must provide college GPA(s) on application.- Job primarily in the office. Travel to customer, field, production, or supplier facilities occasionally required, including both domestic international destinations. Durations typical