Abacus Technology is seeking a Sr. Systems Engineer to support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This is a full-time position.
10+ years experience in system engineering in the aerospace industry including at least 2 years experience in specialized navigation. Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or a related discipline. Master's degree in a principle or related discipline may substitute for 2 years of relevant experience. Desirable skills include experience supporting the FAA, preferably in the areas of Safety analysis; Reliability, Maintainability, Availability (RMA) analysis; Risk management; and knowledge of system safety standards/guidelines such as MIL-STD-882C, RTCA/DO-178B. Desired experience includes computer-based complex system development and analysis, GPS, Navigation systems, experience with FAA distributed systems, experience with FAA safety management systems, and experience with the Computer Aided Fault Tree Analysis (CAFTA) tool. Experience with safety analysis techniques such as fault tree analysis, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, and Hazard Tracking is also desired. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. Experience with Microsoft office products including MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Access database as well as analysis of computer-based distributed systems are required. Must be a US citizen.
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.