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Systems Engineer / Architect

Redmond, Washington | Direct Hire

Post Date: 08/02/2017 Job ID: 17320 Industry: Hardware

Position Title:  Systems Engineer / Architect 

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  Systems Engineer in the development of MAX Dispatch products;

Job Requirements:
  • Provides senior level expertise in communications system engineering, product technical requirements definition, and architectural design (including but not limited to software systems, radio systems, IP networks);
  • Ensures architectural integrity and consistent design patterns in MAX products, provides implementation guidance to software and firmware teams.
  • Provide leadership in the creation of system analyses, technical requirements and functional specifications for  products and services.
  • Provide leadership in the design and development of network distributed, highly reliable and available, real-time software systems.
  • Act as liaison/translator for Product Management, rendering market requirements into coherent technical requirements and specifications.
  • Interact with customers and fellow industry professionals to identify relevant technology trends.
  • Research emerging technologies and assist with establishing parameters for product technology direction.
  • Provide system-level guidance to software and firmware engineers in the design and development of products, including reference artifacts such as User Stories, System Diagrams, and Architecture Documents.
  • Mentor members of the engineering group to ensure that they are continuing to advance in their design and development skills. Act as SME for products and technologies.
  • Support the Engineering Management in the creation of project plans, work identification and breakdown, project cost, task and resource estimates, in a hybrid Waterfall/Agile environment.
  • Perform work in compliance with Zetron' s Design Control Procedure.
  • Required to perform the job functions in a safe manner.

Job Qualifications:
  • Advanced knowledge related to the creation of system analysis and requirements specifications.  Must demonstrate experience in system architecture and system modeling.
  • Demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following disciplines: software design and development; firmware/embedded systems design and development; communications system development.
  • Practical hands-on knowledge of distributed real-time computing system architecture and design
  • Demonstrable experience in Software Design and Development, multi-platform (Linux and Windows).
  • Experience with IP Networking, incl. various protocols, switches/routers, other devices and tools.
  • Communications protocol development and analysis, e.g. SIP, RTP, radio control messaging
  • Knowledge of Radio Systems theory of operation – LMR, WiFi, Bluetooth, LTE, etc.
  • Project Planning and Management (waterfall, agile/iterative).
  • Highly Available system design and Reliability Engineering (Five Nines).

General Job Qualifications:
  • Demonstrates a high degree of self-motivation, and the initiative to prioritize and plan work to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment and work effectively with all levels in the company
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to convey information clearly and accurately
  • Ability to perform work functions with a consistently high degree of efficiency, thoroughness, accuracy and follow-through, including the maintenance of strong process documentation.
  • Ability to adapt and respond positively and effectively to change, delay, and/or shifting priorities and goals.
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Electrical /Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or in a related field.
  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience in an advanced system design, hardware design and/or embedded product development environment as a design engineer. 
  • At least five (5) completed projects demonstrating firm knowledge of full product development life-cycles. 
  • Or any combination of education and experience that provides the same expertise.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.


Drew McMillan

In my 3 years of recruiting, I have found that honesty and transparency build lasting business relationships. I work tirelessly to find exciting projects for talented engineers, and will help you achieve your career goals by listening to you and understanding the market. Prior to joining Protingent, I served as a teacher in the Peace Corps in Bulgaria. I love to travel, especially to Europe, and I love my fiancee, my dog and UW Football.

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