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Engineering Manager, Systems & Electrical
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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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Engineering Manager, Systems & Electrical
## About the Organization
Astronics Corporation is a leading supplier of advanced technologies and products to the global aerospace, defense and semiconductor industries. Astronics' products and services include advanced, high-performance electrical power generation and distribution systems, seat motion solutions, lighting and safety systems, avionics products, aircraft structures, systems certification and automated test systems.
Astronics' strategy is to increase its value by developing technologies and capabilities, either internally or through acquisition, and using those capabilities to provide innovative solutions to its targeted markets and other markets where its technology can be beneficial.
Astronics Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, has a reputation for high-quality designs, exceptional responsiveness, strong brand recognition and best-in-class manufacturing practices.
## Description
Astronics AeroSat Corporation, based in Amherst, New Hampshire, designs and manufactures fuselage and tail-mounted antenna systems for, General Business Aviation, Commercial Transport, VVIP and Military Aircraft customers around the world. Its antenna systems are typically used to enable satellite and ground-based communication to aircraft, commonly for broadband and TV applications.
For more than a decade, the Company has been developing aviation communications solutions for commercial aircraft and business jets that provide revolutionary global broadband and television services for passengers and crew.
Astronics AeroSat is looking for an experienced **Engineering Manager, Systems & Electrical** to lead part of a cross-functional, multi-disciplinary team that designs, develops and integrates highly complex systems. This position is working on new products and enhancement of existing products.
**_Essential Duties and Responsibilities_**
* Manage individual contributing technical talent and be responsible for small teams of engineers.
* Leverage advanced principles, theories, and concepts of complex technical subjects to provide direction for employees.
* Responsible for success (technical, cost, schedule, product integrity, manufacturability etc.) of assigned/allocated tasks and activities.
* Responsible for tactical execution of day to day operations.
* Assign technical resources to work assignments.
* Provide accurate and timely information to assigned personnel regarding salary planning, performance appraisals, career coaching and disciplinary action as required
* Responsible for assimilation of new hires.
* Approves work scope for assigned portion of the overall program.
* Ensures compliance to development processes and standard work requirements.
* Acquire and develop technical resources which contribute to the completion of projects.
* Oversees and participates in the development of engineering bids to ensure success.
* Oversee development work being performed by third-party partners or subcontract labor.
## Position Requirements
**_Qualifications and Experience_**
* Bachelor's degree in engineering, science or related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* 8+ years of experience in an engineering position.
* 3+ years of direct experience in a leadership position.
* Proven ability to lead teams of highly skilled engineers in the successful design and development of complex systems is required.
* Demonstrated ability to lead, guide, coach, mentor and train team members.
* Organizational competencies and project management skills to keep projects, processes, and the engineering team on track.
* Self-motivated attitude with the ability to multitask and thrive in a timeline-driven environment.
* Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills with expertise in distilling complicated topics to a broader audience.
* Strong ability to rationalize engineering design choices and business value trade-offs.
* Analytical and mathematical mind, capable of evaluating and solving various complex problems.
* Knowledgeable in the area of antenna systems technology, satellite communications, satellite link budgets, and satellite MODEMs preferred.
* Experienced with Linux operating system a plus.
* This position may require knowledge of SOX / 404 internal audit controls and related documentation.
## EOE Statement
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.
*Title:* Engineering Manager, Systems & Electrical
*Position:* Engineering Manager, Systems & Electrical (AeroSat)
*Full-Time/Part-Time:* Full-Time
*Shift:* First
*Location:* Astronics AeroSat Corporation
*Req Number:* ENG-18-00049

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