Sr. Systems Engineer – Aircraft Controls

Full Time
Los Angeles County, CA
Information Technology
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Are you a Systems Engineer with expertise in aircraft controls and you are looking to be challenged?

We are seeking a Sr. Systems Engineer to lead the overall design, modeling and simulation of high-performance aircraft systems. You will bring together cross-functional engineering teams, including mechanical, electrical, software and quality in the pursuit of a total system solution. You will be responsible for model-based development – using modeling and simulation results to create designs / specifications to present to the end client. In addition, you will troubleshoot issues, identify solutions and provide technical direction to a team of bright and independent engineers.

We hire smart people who can tell us how the job should be done – you will not be restrained, but you will be challenged by highly-complex projects. In addition to competitive pay and benefits, you will be offered the chance to work in an environment of trust and respect and really see the broader scope of engineering challenges.

You will bring a BS or MS degree in an engineering field (Mechanical, Electrical, Computer, Aerospace, etc) and over 10 years of experience in systems engineering for aircraft controls systems. You must have a proven track record in model-based development, and of utilizing modeling tools such as Simulink or Matlab. Experience with problem resolution and definition of requirements needed. Technical / project leadership experience over mid-sized teams required. Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential. You must also be available for up to 25% travel nationwide.


·         BS Degree in Engineering; MS Preferred

·         10+ years of systems engineering experience

·         Aircraft control systems design, modeling and simulation

·         Model-based development experience

·         Leadership abilities

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**IMPORTANT: If offered employment, applicant must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States as required by Federal Law.  Ashley Ellis will not sponsor applicants for work visas, nor do we offer corp-to-corp contract opportunities. We do not accept resumes from 3rd parties