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Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) Lead

Company: BWX Technologies
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWXT provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 6,400 employees, BWXT has 12 major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. We are the sole manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for U.S. submarines and aircraft carriers. Our company supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry across four continents. Our joint ventures provide environmental remediation and nuclear operations management at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. BWXT's technology is driving advances in medical radioisotope production in North America and microreactors for various defense and space applications. Follow us on Twitter at @BWXTech and learn more at .
BWXT is currently seeking a Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) Lead for its Advanced Technologies location!
BWXT is People Strong, Innovation Driven - be part of BWXT's innovation hub. BWXT's Advanced Technologies (AT) group researches, designs, and develops innovative new nuclear reactors, nuclear rocket propulsion systems, and radioisotope production systems for both internal and external customers.
The SE&I project lead will lead the nuclear reactor Systems Engineering and Integration Product Team (IPT) for a space reactor program. The IPT manages the complexity of development and design aspects of the program including mitigation of interoperability risks, technical issue tracking, and technical issue resolution.
If you are looking for a career where your experience is valued, innovative thinking is fostered, and barrier-free teamwork is embraced every day, then this opportunity is for you. The position will be located in the Lynchburg, VA Advanced Technologies office. Relocation benefits are available for this position.
Job Description / Duties:

  • Perform interface definition and manage execution of integration and test activities.

  • Develop and maintain requirements and specifications.

  • Ensure appropriate engineering rigor is applied to the design and development of the reactor.

  • Support design and other reviews.

  • Develop and maintain the program's Master Test and Evaluation Plan to include end-to-end and interface verification planning.

  • Lead identification and engineering oversight of Risk Reduction activities.

  • Work collaboratively with and across technical teams to ensure appropriate test procedures are established.

  • Assess options for test equipment, hardware, software and facilities for streamlined yet robust approaches to ensure the deployed system will perform its designed mission objectives.

  • Ensure test activities are properly represented and tracked in program plans and schedules.

  • Observe and/or participate in systems/segment integration, V&V planning and execution and examine test results to define successful performance and/or develop plans for corrective actions and re-testing.

  • Participate in design reviews and control gates to assess viability of verification and validation plans, including testability.

  • Work with the Systems Engineering Manager to develop and grow the Systems Engineering organization.

  • Mentor and train junior level employees in Systems Engineering Lead responsibilities.

    Job Qualifications / Requirements:

    • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering is required.

    • A minimum of fifteen (15) years' experience as a systems engineer or combination of systems engineering and project management experience is required.

    • At least five (5) years' relevant prior supervisory or technical leadership experience is required.

    • Must have prior experience leading development and systems integration activities.

    • Must have prior experience ensuring the physical and functional compatibility of sophisticated systems throughout the full lifecycle of the program is required.

    • Must have demonstrable experience interacting with system/segment developers and engineers to ensure mission requirements are satisfied.

    • Must have excellent organization and troubleshooting skills.

    • Demonstrated ability to lead through influence within matrixed organizations is required.

    • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

    • Must have confident and articulate professional speaking skills with internal and external stakeholders.

    • Proficiency in understanding hardware/software design, requirements generation, product development, test execution, and verification activities is required.

    • Excellent presentation and negotiation skills are required.

    • Proven track record of good judgment and programmatic execution to meet technical requirements while balancing schedules and budget obligations is required.

    • Must be a U.S. citizen with no dual citizenship.

    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) or Department of Defense (DOD) security clearance, whichever is required.

      Additional Desired Skillsets:

      • PMP Certification.

      • Experience with DOORS.

      • Nuclear design experience.

      • Experience working in a unit-level qualification, test, and requirements verification environment; including subcontractors.

      • Experience with Hardware in the Loop Testing.

      • Prior experience leading agile teams.

      • Experience working with U.S. Government customer (e.g., NASA, DOD, DOE).

        As a federal government contractor, BWX Technologies, Inc. and any subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities ("BWXT" or the "Company") complies with all federal, state, and local laws and customer requirements regarding COVID-19 and other health and safety protocols. As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company COVID-19 requirements within the workplace as a condition of employment.
        Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Position requires U.S. citizenship with (no dual citizenship) ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation, drug test and previous employment reference verifications.
        BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status.

Keywords: BWX Technologies, Lynchburg , Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) Lead, Other , Lynchburg, Virginia

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