Orlando, FL 32817 US
Join our innovative team at the forefront of aerospace and defense technology! We're on the lookout for a visionary Chief Engineer who can steer the course of pioneering design and development, contributing to significant projects in support of U.S. Army contracts. This role is not just a job, but a journey into the heart of cutting-edge engineering, where your expertise will shape the future of defense systems and set new standards in technical excellence.
- Spearhead the design, development, and testing of advanced aerospace and defense systems, ensuring they surpass customer expectations.
- Implement and oversee engineering processes, standards, and best practices to guarantee uniform technical brilliance.
- Facilitate collaboration among diverse teams such as project management, systems engineering, quality assurance, and manufacturing to deliver projects on schedule and within budget.
- Ensure adherence to industry norms, government regulations, and company policies throughout the product lifecycle.
- Manage technical risks effectively and devise robust mitigation strategies.
- Build and maintain relationships with customers, suppliers, and partners, staying abreast of industry trends and technological advancements.
- Contribute to business growth by offering technical insights during proposal creation and client interactions.
- Mentor and develop the technical team, identifying training needs and providing regular feedback and performance evaluations.
- Participate in strategic planning to define the company's technical direction and roadmap.
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, Systems Engineering, or a related field.
- Over 15 years of experience in aerospace and defense product development, including 5+ years in a leadership capacity.
- Proven expertise in the design, development, and testing of aerospace and defense systems.
- Experience leading complex, cross-functional project teams.
- Familiarity with aerospace and defense industry standards and government regulations.
- Exceptional communication skills for effective technical and non-technical dialogues.
- Demonstrated leadership ability in guiding and inspiring technical teams.
- Skilled in technical risk management and strategy development.
- Strong problem-solving and strategic thinking capabilities.
- Business development experience, including proposal writing and client meetings, is desirable.
- Active security clearance or the ability to obtain one is required.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen.