Principal Systems Engineer at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Location: Lehi, Utah

Job Description:


Kforce's client, a growing technology company in the Lehi, UT area is seeking a Principal Systems Engineer. We are working directly with the Hiring Manager.


  • Accurate translation of customer/mission needs into well-defined technical requirements as well as well-defined system architectures

  • Technical interface between Product Manager, Project Manager/Coordinator, and Engineering teams; Interface with Product Manager and end-users (on a need basis) regarding architecture capabilities, requirements, and use cases to develop and decompose product life-cycle updates

  • Execution of system engineering tasks and processes to ensure technical integrity of the system throughout the life cycle of the product; The responsibility shall include but not limited to development of concept of operations, requirements, architecture design, interface control, system integration, test strategy & test plan, validation, and verification

  • Works with data, pulling the different sets of data together

  • Perform functional analysis, requirement validation & verification, technical planning and management

  • Perform trade studies and system analysis with modeling, and simulations

  • Support risk assessment and risk mitigation

  • Lead/participate in stage gate, product, and program reviews

  • Write and conduct integration tests and verification plans


  • BS or MS degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics

  • A minimum of 5-10+ years demonstrated engineering experience in multidisciplinary product development

  • Able to take the needs of the customers (expressed via PM), translate into requirements for implementation Risk Assessment and Mitigation

  • Strong ability to solve problems in logic, mathematics, and engineering

  • Ability to plot and analyze data

  • Experience writing software in languages such as Python or MATLAB and/or C/C++ in a Linux environment

  • Understanding of System Engineering development life cycle and change management process

  • Experience integrating software and hardware systems - or working with combining those

  • Experience in systems engineering functions: concept of operations development, requirements management, and integration, verification, and validation (IVV)

  • Experience working in an agile development environment and being part of a highly integrated team collaborating with hardware and software engineering teams

  • Experience working with project management tools and requirements management tools

  • Risk Assessment and Mitigation experience is preferred

  • Experience working with system-of-systems is nice to have

  • Experience in integrating complex RF electronic systems or aerospace systems and software is nice to have

  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) using Enterprise software and JIRA or similar tools is nice to have

  • Hands-on experience with testing, integrating, and verifying software and/or hardware is nice to have

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.