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PDS Tech Inc Systems Engineer - Sr 2 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Systems Engineer - Sr 2, in Cedar Rapids, IA.


Our client is seeking an experienced System Safety Engineer within our Government Systems organization. This engineer will be responsible for performing System Safety Engineering tasks on new development rotary domestic and international programs, typically involving flight deck avionics, communication or navigation radios.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline.

  • Basic circuit analysis knowledge is required.

  • Ability to read schematics and BOMS

  • Knowledge of writing technical reports

  • Military rotary aircraft/avionics and systems engineering

Qualifications Include

  • Knowledge of MIL-STD-882E (DoD System Safety Standard Practice) and SAE ARP 4761 (Civil Aviation Safety Assessment Guidelines / Methods) in the design of safety-critical products, preferably for military helicopter end-users.

  • Prior experience in the creation of Fault Tree Analyses and use of fault tree tools; Ability to use CAFTA to review, create and calculate fault trees with no run time errors, update failure rates within CAFTA database is required!

  • Ability to author and/or analyze Preliminary System Safety Assessment (PSSA/SSA), Hazard Analysis Reports (HAR), and Safety Risk Assessments (SRA) is required!

  • Ability to author and/or analyze Safety Assessment Report (SAR), HW/SW Failure Modes, Effects, and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) is required!

  • Familiarity with change management and requirements management tools

  • A solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools, DOORS, CMMI process and DO-178 is highly desirable

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