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Senior Systems Engineer (On-site), non-IT role

Sterling Heights, MI 48312

Posted: 03/28/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 24-00289

Job Description

Join our client, a leading provider of innovative solutions for defense technology, as a Senior Systems Engineer. With a commitment to excellence and a focus on addressing some of the world's most critical challenges, our client is dedicated to designing cutting-edge products and systems that enhance military capabilities, safeguard national security, and protect critical infrastructure.

Position Description: As a Senior Systems Engineer, you will play a pivotal role within our client's Systems Engineering team. Collaborating with a diverse group of professionals, you will contribute to the design and development of products supporting our Combat Vehicle and Naval Guns Product Lines. This role offers the opportunity to make a significant impact while furthering your career in a dynamic and supportive environment.


  • Collaborate on requirements development and management.
  • Analyze and derive subsystem and component performance specifications.
  • Maintain requirements verification, compliance, and associated documentation.
  • Facilitate the development of system architecture, subsystems, and components.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of interface requirements and design information.
  • Document design decisions and contribute to the creation of System/Subsystem Design Descriptions (SSDDs) and capability assessments.
  • Conduct trade studies and formal decisions to drive design solutions.
  • Support the monitoring of cost, schedule, and risk throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Coordinate Systems Engineering activities to influence design outcomes.
  • Participate in vehicle-level Systems Engineering activities and program milestone reviews.

Skills Required:

  • Proficiency with DOORS requirements management tool.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering with at least 4 years of relevant experience.
  • Strong background in systems engineering including requirements analysis, derivation, and allocation.
  • Experience developing architecture concepts and evaluating design alternatives.
  • Ability to balance system design considerations including CONOPS, performance, constraints, and logistics.
  • Proficient in conducting and documenting complex trade studies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Experience Required:

  • Experience in supporting requirements development and management.
  • Proficiency with DOORS requirements management tool.

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering and a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience.


  • Health Insurance
  • 401k


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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.  

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