Kappa Search | Chicago Recruiting Firm | Aerospace Engineer Job

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago technology recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, operations and technical sales recruitment and placement. We are currently recruitng for an Aerospace Engineer with display technology expertise. The incumbent will design and integrate display systems for flights simulators.

  • The successful candidate will have a background and understanding in the specification and development of visual systems and will provide oversight and management of internal and subcontracted visual system development.
  •  The successful candidate will lead Visual System proposal development from concept exploration through contract award in addition to leading Visual System development on programs. Visual System includes display, image generator, database, database generation system and tools associated therewith.
  • Responsibilities include: Visual system concept and proposal development, visual system design, integration, test, delivery, and acceptance test. Provide program engineering leadership for all tasks associated with visual system development.
  • Work with program Project Engineer and visual component leads to complete project schedules and work packages which are submitted into the project Integrated Master Schedule and financial system.
  • Concentrate on ensuring visual system requirements are covered. Ensure requirements specifications, design documentation and acceptance tests are updated, consistent and performed as needed.
  • Provide weekly status on schedules, assess earned value status and provide monthly inputs during Cost Account Manager reviews.
  • Provide immediate notice to program Project Engineer when schedule milestones are at risk.
  • Provide change management leadership for visual system changes, authorize/assign activities, review change packages and ensure adherence to configuration and quality procedures.
  • Identify risk and risk reduction strategies. Coordinate other disciplines (hardware, manufacturing, planning, test, and quality engineering) to ensure procurement, supplier monitoring, installation and testing are complete at the visual component level.
  • Provide Systems Engineering leadership for project requirements associated with visual systems.
  • Provide project integration and test leadership for visual systems. Lead the update of project system integration plans and Acceptance Test Procedures (ATP) for Visual Systems.
  • Schedule visual system installation support and lead the system acceptance for each.
  • Work with visual database engineering lead to ensure database is fully updated, transitioned into ATP and that SME and QA are involved and observe the database ATP prior to customer test.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in an engineering discipline.
  • 8 plus years experience with Visual Display Systems in a simulation environment.
  • Experience working in a team environment, and good communications skills is a must.