Senior Systems Engineer Staff, Subcontracts Technical Lead – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Senior Systems Engineer Staff, Subcontracts Technical Lead

  • Systems Engineering
  • Canada, Halifax, NS, Montreal, QC, Ottawa, ON
  • 10580BR

About the role

The candidate will participate as a member of the Naval Development team in the role of Technical Authority Lead for the Combat System vendor subcontracts as a liaison between the supply chain and engineers in a multi-disciplined team environment supporting the total engineering life cycle from specification, design, development, integration and test, deployment, maintenance and field trouble shooting for their responsible Subsystem within the large-scale high complexity naval platform systems.

The candidate will participate in activities including but not limited to:

  • Integrate engineering vendor supply chain management capabilities, awareness and responsibilities
  • Integrate vendor activities and deliverables into the program
  • Liaise with Engineering Management Teams (Integrated Product Team (IPT), Systems Engineering and Integration Team (SEIT), Lead Systems Engineer (LSE) and Systems Engineering (SE)) to elevate risks and issues and communicate dependencies on internal and external actors and report on progress
  • Manage changes to subcontractor Statements of Work and related artefacts
  • Coordinate and manage program schedules as they relate to the subcontractors
  • Establish and improve subcontracts related processes and coordination with the team
  • Take program priorities and goals from IPT Lead/Deputy and develop and implement actionable plans
  • Liaise with Sourcing and Data Management (DM) to establish common technical authority processes to manage vendor documentation, bid responses, etc.
  • Liaise with Sourcing, IPT System Owners and Vendors to ensure vendors supply appropriate technical data for the program
  • Develop and report Subcontractor and Vendor Furnished Information (VFI) metrics.

What you bring to the role

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in software, hardware, systems, mechanical, electrical, electronic engineering or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant professional experience
  • Equivalent experience/combined education will be considered
  • Experience with Software, Systems, Hardware or Maintenance engineering lifecycles
  • Experience in technical management of complex subcontracts
  • Communicate effectively with technical and non-technical members of the engineering/management staff and personnel assigned to related work
  • Aptitude for solving challenging problems in a team environment
  • Have a high degree of initiative and autonomy
  • Have a high learning ability
  • Ability to adapt and perform in a dynamic environment.

Additional skills desired for the role

  • Familiarity with DOORS, Windchill
  • Experience with Agile methods
  • Experience with Military Naval domain
  • Experience with Sensors, Weapons or Ship integration
  • Experience with Change Management, Requirements Management.

What we offer you

We walk our talk when it comes to work/life balance! Your physical, mental and financial wellbeing matters to us. On top of working in a highly supportive, friendly, respectful environment, this is what you can expect when you join our team:

  • Flexible, compressed work schedules, depending on business requirements, where you have the option of Fridays off, as well as the possibility to work remote part-time
  • Competitive compensation
  • Time to recharge with vacation, personal days, holidays, and parental leaves
  • Comprehensive Family Medical, Dental and Vision coverage available on your first day of employment, along with:
    • Virtual Health Care (24/7 access to medical professionals)
    • A Wellness Spending Account to aid in your wellness journey
    • Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP) which includes free face to face counselling sessions
    • Medical Travel Insurance
    • Onsite fitness facilities at our main office locations
  • A Registered Retirement Savings Plan that includes matching company contributions on your first day of employment, that also includes access to Financial Advisors providing investment advice and comprehensive financial planning
  • Employee discounts to save on goods, services and various recreational activities
  • Access to a robust spectrum of development resources to enhance your skills and/or advance your career including:
    • Free learning resources through a modern and engaging platform
    • Education Assistance Program
    • Reimbursement for a professional membership
    • Self-directed Mentoring

About us

Lockheed Martin Canada is the Canadian-based arm of Lockheed Martin Corporation, a global security and aerospace company employing 110,000 people worldwide, including more than 1,000 Canadians. By applying innovative approaches of our highly skilled and experienced Canadian workforce, we have been Canada’s trusted defence and aerospace partner for over 80 years. We operate major facilities in Ottawa, Montreal, Halifax, Calgary and Victoria and work on a wide range of programs from advanced naval technology products and unmanned systems software to providing delivery and in-service support of the latest military aircraft to commercial engine repair and overhaul capabilities. This position is part of the Rotary and Mission Systems business area, where employees across Canada support engineering, systems integration, training, sustainment and in-service support programs for Canadian and international military customers across land, air and sea.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Lockheed Martin Canada is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. We are committed to excellence in serving all customers, including people with disabilities, and we encourage feedback on the provision of these services.

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Full Time

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