Systems Engineer (Jr.)

Location: Burnaby, BC, Canada
Date Posted: 10-03-2017
OSI Maritime Systems is a Vancouver based solutions provider of advanced integrated navigation and tactical solutions to military customers for over 20 years.  As a pioneer of Warship Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (WECDIS), the company has grown to be a leading provider of integrated navigation and tactical solutions designed for naval and maritime security operations. We develop and deliver integrated bridge systems for warships, integrated dived navigation systems for submarines, and C2 systems for small craft. OSI currently has 20 naval customers from around the world with over 600 warships and submarines operating with its world leading integrated navigation and tactical solutions.

Our offices are conveniently located in Burnaby near Willingdon and Hwy 1, close to transit, bike routes and running trails.  We have free parking, secure bike lock up and showers.

We are looking for a Systems Engineer (Jr.) to support the development of marine navigation and bridge systems for OSI’s government and naval markets. Our Systems Engineers play a critical role in the development of the overall system requirements’ design and definition for OSI’s complex products. This role executes various system engineering functions throughout the life cycle of the project. 
  • Participates in and contributes to technical discussions
  • Integrates system components to create total systems
  • Attends and participates in customer design reviews and acceptance events
  • Assists in creation of integration and acceptance test plans
  • Creates, executes, and scores system integration test procedures and acceptance test procedures to verify system requirements and regulatory authority requirements at OSI and customer facilities
  • Creates, executes, analyzes results from, and scores longer-term semi- and fully-automated tests
  • Checks system integration and acceptance test procedures for adherence to and completeness against system requirements
  • Validates component, subsystem, and system functionality
  • Verifies and validates Customer, OSI, OEM, supplier, and subcontractor Interface Control Documents
  • Limited programming and scripting to assist in the execution of duties
  • Initiates and assists in problem identification, reporting, investigation, resolution, and verification
  • Provides effort and cost estimates, and identifies technical and schedule risks
  • Effectively communicates task and project status on a regular basis to the Engineering Team and to management

Skills & Qualifications
  • Degree in Engineering or Physics or related field or equivalent experience; eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in Canada is an asset
  • 1 - 3 years’ engineering experience; experience in Systems Engineering, marine electronics and integrated bridge systems is an asset
  • Experience in defense or government domain preferably in naval ship sector is an asset
  • Proven track record in the timely delivery of engineering related projects
  • Ability to learn and gain strong knowledge of marine navigation and tactical sensors or systems
  • Knowledge of Systems Engineering principles, standards and best practices
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with requirements and verification management tools such as DOORS is an asset
  • Knowledge of safety engineering, network engineering or human factors engineering is an asset
  • Eligible to obtain and maintain a location relevant security clearance
  • Potential for travel locally, as well as internationally.
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