Lead Systems Engineer – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Lead Systems Engineer

Specific Job Description

The Naval Programs team spans across Lockheed Martin Canada’s main project sites (Kanata, Montreal, Dartmouth), opportunities are available at all sites for supporting Naval Combat Systems Programs and Proposal Capture activities.

The candidate will participate as a Systems Engineering member of the Naval Development team in a multi-disciplined team environment working on the total engineering life cycle from specification, design, development, integration and test, deployment, maintenance and field trouble shooting for their responsible Subsystem within the large-scale high complexity naval platform systems.

The candidate will participate in engineering activities including but not limited to:

  • Perform as Lead Systems Engineer on existing Naval Program or Naval Capture activities
  • Technical definition and development of the system design and architecture
  • Lead and coordinate system design activities with the engineering staff and supporting technical reviews
  • Performing engineering planning and statusing
  • Performing requirements analysis
  • Performing trade studies
  • Reviewing requirements, requirements allocation and trade studies
  • Performing system modelling and design, including Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
  • Defining and tracking of Technical Performance Metrics (TPMs)
  • System architecture and design
  • System integration planning
  • Design documentation
  • Following systems engineering processes and best practices:
  • Continuously drives process excellence; focuses on enhancing project execution by leveraging proven processes, sharing lessons learned and adopting best practices from other parts of the business or industry
  • Customer interaction, ensuring customer involvement and overall satisfaction.

Business Environment

Lockheed Martin Canada is the Canadian-based arm of Lockheed Martin Corporation, a global security and aerospace company employing 98,000 people worldwide, including nearly 1,000 Canadians. By applying innovative approaches of our highly skilled and experienced Canadian workforce, we have been Canada’s trusted defence and aerospace partner for over 75 years. We operate major facilities in Ottawa, Montreal, Halifax, Calgary and Victoria and work on a wide range of major programs from advanced naval technology products and unmanned systems software to providing delivery and in-service support of the latest military aircraft to commercial engine repair and overhaul capabilities.

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Required skills, qualifications and experience

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in software, hardware, systems, mechanical, electrical, electronics engineering or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant professional experience
  • Equivalent experience/combined education will be considered
  • Experience leading technical teams and performing as Lead Systems Engineer on significant size Naval programs or other defence projects
  • Experience with Software, Systems, Hardware or Maintenance engineering lifecycles
  • Communicate effectively with technical and non-technical members of the engineering/management staff and personnel assigned to related work
  • Aptitude for solving challenging problems in a team environment
  • Have a high degree of initiative and autonomy
  • Have a high learning ability
  • Ability to adapt and perform in a dynamic environment.

Desired skills, qualifications and experience

  • Familiarity with SysML or other object-oriented design methodology
  • Familiarity with DOORS, Rhapsody, Clearcase, Clearquest or Windchill
  • Experience with Agile methods
  • Experience with Military Naval domain
  • Experience with Sensors, Weapons or Ship integration
  • Experience with Change Management, Requirements Management, Test and trials, Security, Safety, Electromagnetic Interference (EMI)/ Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) or Environmental Qualification.