Lead Controls Systems Engineer
BAE Systems, one of the world’s largest defense contractors and a stable Fortune 500 Company, is hiring a Lead Controls Systems Engineer. As the technical lead for software development and control systems design, this position will provide technical expertise to Ordnance Systems Inc. for the Radford Army Ammunition Plant in Radford, VA, and the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Kingsport, TN. This position will manage the controls systems staff, institute common procedures and standardization, institute peer reviews, oversee software configuration management, and develop control systems software for a wide variety of modernization projects.
Preference is for this position to be located in Radford, VA. However, we may consider requests for this position to be based in our Kingsport, TN, location with frequent travel to Radford, VA.
o Develop standardized policy and procedure for control systems
o Develop standardized checkout and qualification procedures for control systems
o Develop and/or review control systems narratives
o Develop and oversee common procedures and standardize best practices
o Implement formal software peer review process
o Develop and implement configuration control for all software systems
o Plan the development and implementation of process control systems
o Provide technical direction and leadership to a team of control systems engineers
o Develop project implementation and commissioning plans
o Review designs and technical documents for accuracy and quality
o Review project estimates, plans, and subcontract scopes of work for quality and accuracy
o Support project teams to develop, implement, and commission large modernization projects
o Develop and/or review software for PLC based control systems
o Develop scopes of work and specifications for subcontractors
o Participate in Hazard Analyses of both new and existing processes Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 12 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education o Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or Computer Science and 12+ years relevant experience; may consider equivalent combination of education and experience.
o 10+ years’ experience in the development and implementation of large control systems for chemical or industrial facilities
o 5+ years’ experience leading controls systems teams on industrial projects
o Expertise implementing Siemens PCS7 and/or Allen Bradley control systems
o Experience developing control systems procedures and standard practices Software requirements and configuration management experience Preferred Skills and Education Professional Engineer (PE) About BAE Systems Platforms & Services Posting BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression
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