Search Jobs


Ready to take your engineering career to new heights? Join our team and explore the exciting job opportunities available in the dynamic field of Engineering. As an engineer, you'll have the opportunity to innovate, create cutting-edge solutions, and have a direct impact on society. With endless opportunities for growth, job satisfaction, and the chance to work on projects that shape the future, engineering is a rewarding industry to be a part of. Browse our job listings and start your journey towards a fulfilling and exciting career in Engineering today!

Principal Systems Engineer (On-site)

Sterling Heights, MI 48312

Posted: 03/28/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 24-00288

Job Description

Our client is a leading innovator in the defense industry, dedicated to developing cutting-edge technologies that protect national security and enhance military capabilities. They are seeking a talented Principal Systems Engineer to join their dynamic team and contribute to the design and development of advanced combat vehicle and naval gun systems.

Position Description: As a Principal Systems Engineer with our client, you will have the opportunity to work on challenging projects that have a significant impact on national defense. You will support various aspects of systems engineering, including requirements development, subsystem and component performance analysis, architecture development, and interface design. This role offers a unique opportunity to collaborate with a diverse team of professionals and contribute to the success of critical defense programs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead or support requirements development and management.
  • Develop and manage subsystem and component performance specifications.
  • Support requirements decomposition analysis and concept architecture development.
  • Lead architecture development for assigned systems, subsystems, and components.
  • Coordinate and facilitate formal decisions and trade studies.
  • Support cost, schedule, and risk management activities.
  • Coordinate Systems Engineering activities to influence design.
  • Support vehicle-level Systems Engineering activities and milestone reviews.

Skills Required:

  • Experience with DOORS requirements management tool.
  • Strong systems engineering experience, including requirements analysis and derivation.
  • Ability to develop architecture concepts and evaluate alternatives.
  • Proficiency in conducting complex trade studies and generating design documentation.
Experience Required:
  • Experience in supporting requirements development and management.
  • Proficiency with DOORS requirements management tool.

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering and 6+ years of relevant experience.


  • Health Insurance
  • 401k

By clicking apply, you are opting in to receiving text/SMS communication with one of our recruiters.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Meet Your Recruiter

Tom Lee
Vice President – Recruiting and IT Operations

Mr. Lee has over 25 years of experience in the service and retail industries with extensive backgrounds in management, sales, recruiting and training. He is currently a senior member of our recruiting staff serving multiple industries, with a specific focus on personnel with engineering backgrounds. He joined HEPCO in 1992.

As a recruiter he enjoys interacting with people from all walks of life and that every day is different. Outside of the office, Tom is an avid golfer and is skilled at repairing his golf clubs.  

Apply Online

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.