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Principal Systems Engineer

Company: Oceaneering International
Location: Hanover
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Company Profile

Oceaneering Technologies (OTECH) develops, manufactures, and operates customized marine systems, shipboard equipment, subsea vehicles, and engineered solutions for commercial and U.S. military vessels.

Oceaneering Aerospace and Defense Technologies (AdTech) delivers solutions that enable humans to work safely and effectively in harsh environments - from underwater to the outer reaches of space. Our innovative solutions support the development and application of practical, cost-effective systems that meet our customers' challenges - from routine to extreme. Our experience and expertise across multiple industries uniquely positions us as a leader in the government, space, and maritime services markets. Our products and services meet the rigorous demands of the complex environments in which they operate, delivering results without compromising safety or reliability.

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

The Principal Systems Engineer provides overall guidance to OTECH programs by applying advanced technical knowledge to OTECH's engineering and design activities. Provides technical guidance and recommendations to Program Managers and teams of engineers.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Shallperform analysis of user requirements, concept of operations documents, and high-level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications.
  • Analyze system requirements and lead design and development activities. Guide users in formulating requirements, advise alternative approaches, and conduct feasibility studies.
  • Provide technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology, incorporate new plans, designs, and systems into ongoing operations, develop technical documentation, system architecture, and system design documentation.
  • Guide system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans and procedures.
  • Take an active leadership role in Bid and Proposal efforts including cost estimating, technical approach definition, and input to baseline schedule data.
  • Provide Leadership and technical oversight to a myriad of ADTECH Technical Working Groups, including assessing and improving ADTECH processes and capabilities.
  • Some travel may be required.


    • BS degree in Electrical, Computer, Mechanical or Systems Engineering.
    • Master's degree in systems Engineering preferred.
    • INCOSE/CSEP/ESEP Certificate desired.
    • Minimum 20 years of practical experience in Systems Engineering.
    • Three or more years of management experience leading multidisciplinary design teams.
    • Minimum 16 years of experience with
      • contributing to the development of sections of systems engineering documentation, including system engineering plans, initial capabilities documents, requirements specifications, and interface control documents.
      • managing system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the delivery of production systems that are compatible with the defined system architectures, including Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF and Service-oriented Architecture (SOA).
      • assisting with the development of system requirements, functional requirements, and allocation of the same to individual hardware, software, facility, and personnel components.
      • participating in the development of system engineering documentation, including system engineering plans, initial capabilities documents, requirements specifications, and interface control documents.
      • system requirements and stakeholder need, including functions that may be logically inferred and implied, as essential to system effectiveness.
      • Working knowledge with an SEDB tool (CRADLE, DOORS etc).
      • 5 Years of experience at the design engineering level.
      • Candidate will have to perform in an ISO-9000 rated company in a rapidly changing and demanding atmosphere.
      • US citizen must be able to obtain security clearance.
        • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
        • Strong working knowledge of ERP/MRP systems. Peoplesoft knowledge preferred.
          • Master's degree in related field.
          • Work experience with US Department of Defense.
          • May be widely recognized for achievements, technical expertise, and professional standing within selected field.

            Additional Information

            This position is Hybrid - Remote and will require commuting to a designated office. Hybrid work schedules are determined by the hiring manager based on business need.

            Equal Opportunity Employer

            All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity,national origin, veteran status,disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.

Keywords: Oceaneering International, Baltimore , Principal Systems Engineer, Other , Hanover, Maryland

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