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Systems Engineer IV

Los Angeles, US · Full-time · Senior

About The Position

Systems Engineer IV

Salary range: $140K-$185K DOE

At Aitech, our team is driven to redefine the possibilities of embedded hardware systems for space applications. We pride ourselves on 30+ years of successful space hardware delivery to our customers! We are growing our team to support human space flight missions to the lunar surface and beyond!

Primary Responsibilities:

Responsible for Systems Engineering tasks, including:

  • System requirements development, validation, and decomposition
  • Lead program gate reviews to ensure the optimization and efficiency of our embedded systems architectures
  • Interface design
  • Drive system integration efforts, ensuring seamless stakeholder coordination and functionality across all embedded system components
  • Actively lead risk management programs, diligently assessing potential vulnerabilities and implementing proactive measures to mitigate risks effectively
  • System modeling and simulation
  • Requirements reviews and tracking
  • Coordinate requirement deviations and compliance waivers
  • Test planning, definition, development and qualification
  • Systems analysis and verification
  • Systems close-out reporting
  • Drive root cause corrective action (RCCA) process for non-compliance reports (NCRs)

 Perform systems technical lead tasks providing guidance for:

  • Design efforts
  • Design reviews
  • Drawing releases
  • Organizing and tracking of system configuration and changes
  • Coordination and development of the test programs including procedures, test equipment, and reporting. Successful candidate will have and be proficient with Microsoft Office tools. 
  •  Prepare and present customer presentations, and participate in face to face customer discussions regarding complex technologies
  • Develop technical solutions derived from technology building blocks
  • Lead special Research & Development project activities or investigations within the Engineering discipline.
  • Coordinate activities of engineers within the Engineering Department and Program Office


Required Skills:

  • Strong communication skills and team player
  • Possess extensive experience with customer interfacing with technical and program management stakeholders
  • Demonstrate a proven track record of managing requirements on large-scale projects
  • Exposure across the entire product lifecycle, from conceptualization to operational deployment
  • Strong knowledge of embedded computing hardware, including PowerPC, Graphics, Comms and I/O and DSP applications
  • Hands on development, test and analysis experience
  • Diverse background in electronic circuit design for embedded computer system development
  • Experience in multitasking assignments, particularly with a small company environment



BS and 10+ years of relevant experience

Experience with mil-spec programs

Experience with space programs, processes and standards, a plus



BS in Engineering, Physics, Math or other relevant degree. MS preferred


Special Requirements:

 *Must be a U.S. Citizen or authorized to work in the United States

Aitech Defense Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer and believes in the strength of a diverse work force and encourage qualified individuals to apply. It is the policy of Aitech to attract and retain the best qualified people available without regard to ethnicity, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era Veteran.



*Must be a U.S. Citizen or authorized to work in the United States

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