Systems Engineer (Aerospace)

Seattle, WA
Job Type
Number Of Positions
Contract Duration
6+ months



We are looking for a Systems Engineer (Aerospace industry) for a six (6) month contract role in Seattle, WA.

*Local WA candidates highly encouraged to apply as work performed will be mostly onsite*

**Successful candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US and able to go W2**



  • $150K - $200K





  • Systems architecture development, requirements definition and decomposition, concept of operations, model-based systems engineering (MBSE), validation and verification, development assurance, safety analysis, and systems integration.
  • Responsibility also includes project management, use and deployment of tools, technology and manufacturing assessments, and internal and external interactions.
  • Plan, execute, and troubleshoot complex systems integration to validate interface definition and system requirements of airplane network systems.
  • Perform risk management and trade study analyses.
  • Work with other teams to resolve technical issues.
  • Provide analytical and problem-solving skills to accomplish optimal system design and integration.
  • Compare actual results to baseline plan to assess project performance, efficiencies, productivity, and lessons learned.



  • Experience with airplane software certification RTCA DO-178.
  • Experience with airplane networks and communication systems.
  • Basic knowledge of network protocols, routing table definitions, and network architecture definitions.
  • Experience with test procedures, lab testing and troubleshooting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications.
  • Experience with Development Assurance, Certification and Safety Analysis.
  • Customer focus and ability to jump to the hottest “fire” and contribute to problem solutions.
  • Bachelor's degree and two (2) to (5) years' and/or Advanced Degree with more than two (2) years’ experience.
  • An accredited degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry.
  • Preference for accreditation to come from ABET.
  • Ability to support requirements management processes, tools, risk, issues, opportunity management and technology readiness assessment processes.
  • Knowledge of requirements and risk management and trade study analyses.
  • Responsible for supporting technical work which is performed in a team environment.
  • Strong familiarity with MS Office Suite.



Join DCS and get connected with a leading IT consulting firm who is passionate about creating strong client and consultant partnerships. We've been connecting the best with the best for over two decades and want to do the same for you. Are you ready to join our team?

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DCS is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and/or expression), sexual orientation, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status, military status, and/or domestic violence victim status.

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