Systems Project Engineer

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University of Dayton Research Institute
Dayton, OH, United States

Phone: 9372292779
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Systems Project Engineer


Dayton, OH 

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Looking for a great place to leverage your military program management or engineering experience in the private sector? Take a look at this great opportunity with one of the nation's leading applied research institutions.

The Systems Project Engineer will:
• Interface with clients in defining systems and digital engineering, sustainment, and technology transition requirements, roadmaps, and project/program plans
• Lead, facilitate, and coordinate cross-functional UDRI-partner- client teams to execute assigned projects and programs to meet and exceed all performance, schedule, and cost objectives
• Serve as UDRI liaison to US Air Force (USAF) operational, programmatic, research, sustainment, and digital transformation organizations
• Maintain and manage project/program schedules, budgets/spend plans, and deliverables
• Research and advise clients and UDRI associates in areas regarding digital transformation for government and commercial sector clients

Minimum Qualifications

• BS in Systems, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering or other related technical field
• 3 years’ experience in field-level logistics or operational role in the USAF
• 4 years’ experience in engineering, program management, or logistics functions in USAF systems program office(s)
• Experience leading multifunctional teams and/or integrated process teams
• Experience in aspects of digital engineering relevant to USAF acquisition/sustainment
• Experience in program risk management and mitigation
• Experience in managing and facilitating technology transition activities
• DAU Level II Program Management or Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
• Experience in process improvement
• Strong problem-solving skills
• Strong written communication skills
• Strong verbal communication skills
• Ability to obtain security clearance

• US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

• MS in an engineering field or an MBA
• Systems engineering degree or certification
• Training/experience in model based systems engineering (MBSE)
• Training/experience in creating/applying digital twins
• 3 years’ operational aircraft maintenance experience in USAF
• Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification
• Active security clearance

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.