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Engineering Director - Defense Platform

Redmond, WA 98052

Posted: 09/23/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Core Technologies - FTE Job Number: 26338

Job Description


Position Title: Engineering Director – Defense Platform

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting Engineering Director – Defense platform opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA.


Job Responsibilities:
  • Ability to resolve complex issues on critical programs related to architectural approaches, requirements, specifications, and design
  • Leads technical aspects of proposal preparation
  • Identifies critical performance measures and develops a process for capturing and reporting
  • Leads activities supporting Supplier Management by making buy recommendations and other technical services
  • Coordinates engineering support throughout the lifecycle of the platform. Develops new concepts for future product designs to meet projected requirements
  • Recommends and manages technology insertion while working under consultative direction
  • Responsible for coordination of requirements & technical direction for product families into the platform and dependency of building blocks
  • Owns the technical trade decision process and coordination with the business trade decision process
  • Align cross-functional teams on Platform Design For Manufacturing, Assembly, Test & Supply Chain
  • Develops requirements and facilitates alignment of New Technology Introduction in support of the Platform & Product Families
  • For technical risk management for the MIL Standard platform


Job Requirements:
  • B.S Electrical, Mechanical or Computer Engineering (Master’s degree a plus) Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineer, Computer Engineering, Mathematics or Physics
  • 15+ years of direct experience in prototype or medium to large scale program definition, design, development, integration, testing, and capability demonstrations
  • Experience with design, development, and integration of networking, communications, and datalink capabilities and subsystems
  • Demonstrated experience leading a team of hardware and software engineers through the design and development of prototype or development-type programs
  • Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated experience collecting complex engineering data from multiple sources and the ability to organize and communicate data concisely to the customer and senior leadership
  • The personal flexibility and willingness to travel to customer and supplier sites and various testing locations during the program
  • U.S. Top Secret Security Clearance (U.S. Citizenship Required)


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.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jeff Morgante

I have an ability to connect with engineers easily, with an engineering background myself, I can relate and communicate using the same language. I have been working in Technical staffing at Protingent since 2011. I have two dogs, Kaleb & Kayce and two cats, Mika and Shiloh. I am originally from upstate New York, but love living in the Pacific Northwest! I have a passion for cars, old and new.

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