Senior System Engineer

at TA Instruments in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Senior System Engineer
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Company Name 
US-DE-New Castle
Regular Full-Time

The Senior System Engineer will provide the project technical leadership to innovation and project teams.

Derives Product Architectures for specific products from the System Architecture. Plans and directs all aspects of product development activities within a project. Ensures all engineering deliverables are in conformance with organization's established policies, procedures and objectives. Leads and directs the work of others within the project. A wide degree of system thinking, creativity and latitude is expected. 


Typical tasks of the position include, but are not limited to


Essential Job Functions
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Develop and maintain System and Product Architectures that optimize the lifecycle of the product as well as internal processes such as Design for Manufacturability. Also:
Produce functional decomposition of product architecture and allocate requirements.
Define required sub systems features and functions.
Work with engineers to identify candidate designs to fill architecture needs.
Track and mitigate product safety risk and regulatory compliance.
Perform complete lifecycle systems engineering - concept generation to product sustenance.
Support concept technical risk evaluations based on reuse and previous knowledge capture efforts.
Effective collaboration with Manufacturing to facilitate Design Transfer.
The identification, definition and control of interactions across system or system element boundaries.
Technical Product Leadership to establish cross-site functional excellence and processes to:
Optimize use test cases to maximize feature coverage and re-use.
Ensure robust system by fully testing feature sets prior to commercialization.
Capture learnings in characterizing the systems
Design Shelf Management of characterized subassemblies for re-use in product development
Coordinates all efforts of product development teams ensuring completion of all technical project documentation.
Oversees the design and development of products while taking into consideration both the goals of the company and the needs of customers.
Project budgeting and resource management for all technical deliverables within a project.
Execution of all tasks required in each phase of the project and development of key KPIs to track progress. Develop KPIs to track the performance of product architecture activities for the project teams to communicate to management.
Maintain traceability of testing and system data.
Support research and lead innovation projects to develop characterized innovations for the design shelf for re-use in product development.
Identify and fill gaps in the design shelf coverage.


The successful candidate will have a combination of knowledge, skills, and experience that would include the following


Product Architecture
System Integration
Systems Thinking
Platform/Product Lifecycles
Capability Engineering
Critical Thinking
Systems Modeling and Analysis
Decision Management
Concurrent Engineering
Project Planning and Execution
Technical Leadership
Strong leadership and decision making 


Company Description


TA Instruments is a world leading Scientific Instrumentation company with a focus on Material Characterization.

Electric Cars, 3D Printing, better batteries, making materials more recyclable, space suits, candy that melts in your mouth and not your hands, paint that goes on smooth and dries without streaks, even ensuring your French fries have the perfect crunch to them.... What do these all have in common? Material Science! Our instruments are pivotal in designing materials used in every aspect of life. Our software enables the scientists and technicians to not only run experiments but gain insights from the data in both production and research of new materials.

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It is the policy of TA Instruments to recruit, hire, and retain the best-qualified workforce while meeting the Company’s commitment to affirmative action and equal employment opportunity. TA Instruments does not discriminate against any qualified candidate for employment because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, religious creed, age (40 or older), disability (reasonably accommodated by TA Instruments), medical condition, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other factor prohibited by law.

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Job Posting: 897638

Posted On: Jan 15, 2022

Updated On: Feb 14, 2022