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4 months ago
L-3 Canada Operations
Location: Burlington
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Engineers
L3 WESCAM is an exciting company providing systems that capture stabilized, high-magnification images from fixed-wing, rotary-wing, UAV, aerostat and ground based platforms. From low-altitude tactical missions to long-range covert surveillance missions, images are transmitted in real-time to fixed and mobile receive locations for immediate interpretation. WESCAM's MX-Series of Electro-optic and Infrared (EO/IR), laser, surveillance and targeting systems provide unparalleled image stability and long-range detection capability to Defense/Military, Homeland Security, Search and Rescue and Airborne law enforcement agencies worldwide. Our dominance of the airborne platform space has positioned us for explosive and game changing growth into ground-based markets.

WESCAM offers a challenging and dynamic work environment. Work with leading-edge technology and tools, alongside some of the best thought leaders in our industry, in an environment that values work/life balance. Benefits include every second Friday off with pay (9/80 work schedule) in addition to regular vacation and public holidays, free on-site gym, free fruit, free bagels on the last day of the week, a strong focus on continuing education and much more. Most of all, WESCAM is working towards a noble cause. Our work has a direct link to saving people's lives and safeguarding freedom around the world. We truly do make a difference in our work and in the world!

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* Responsibility for development of assigned projects as a team leader and as a technical contributor in the areas of verification, validation, EMC/EMI, reliability, systems safety, systems cabling and human factors engineering. This position bridges leadership and technical responsibilities.

* Assist the Manager to lead the Test, Evaluation and Specialty Engineering group focusing on the people, process and tools to ensure that turrets and integrated systems are adequately tested and evaluated against specifications.

* Determine, assign and manage project tasks with team members allocated to the specific project. Work with the Manager to choose the proper skillset for the project.

* Participate in technical design reviews to ensure system design integrity is achieved.

* Formulate specific design and project tasks based on overall project goals defined by the manager.

* Flow down tasks and assignments to allocated team members and manage to completion.

* Support the Manager in the performance assessment of personnel to be considered in yearly reviews. This position does not have direct reports.

* Schedule and actively participate in technical design reviews to ensure design integrity is achieved.

* Participate in developing and maintaining the related engineering design practices, processes and standards.

* Provide the required metrics, reports and performance measures to the Manager.

* Troubleshoot technical problems on production and customer equipment.

* Provide technical support to other areas of the organization including Manufacturing Engineering, Bids and Proposals, and Marketing related to the assigned project.

* Develop a strong presence across engineering and other areas of the business to maximize collaboration and synergy in an effort to meet project goals.

* Watch for new technologies and leadership trends that may impact present and future product development.

* Assist Systems Engineering Management Team in authoring and implementing ISO 15288 compliant systems engineering sub-processes as assigned

* Support bid and proposal process for major and minor bids as requested by the Senior Manager, Systems Engineering

* Conduct document peer reviews as required.

* Complete other tasks and projects as assigned by the Manager.



Skills Required

* Track record of being a strong technical contributor across a wide range of technical problems and across multiple developments.

* Proven understanding of Test and Evaluation approaches

* Have shown leadership potential on assigned projects.

* Have completed first level line management training course, or have shown required leadership aptitude.

* Have shown the ability to build and maintain professional relationships within and outside of engineering.

* Design, integration, installation, validation and verification of complex mechanical, electrical and electro-optic integrated systems and subsystems

* Extensive knowledge of the WESCAM Turret, peripheral and ancillary systems.

* Understanding of Systems Engineering principals

* Strong Project and technical management skills

* Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills

* Skilled at debugging and testing systems.

* Knowledge of various military and industry standards related to airborne, marine and ground systems.

Experience & Education Requirements

* Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Systems Engineering or equivalent on the job experience

* Minimum of 7 years of experience in Systems Engineering design with progressive experience.

* Member of INCOSE to collaborate with Systems Engineering community and share best practices

L3 is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply.

This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary.

**Please note: L3 WESCAM has an accommodation process in place and provides accommodations for employees with disabilities, both during the selection process as well as during employment.

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