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Principal Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 20-04898
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Austin, Texas
Start Date / End Date: 10/26/2020 to 10/26/2020
Genesis10 is seeking a Principal Systems Engineer in Austin, TX

At Genesis10, we recognize that our consultants are our most powerful resource. Selecting only the most talented and experienced consultants provides our clients with the best the industry has to offer. We take pride in attracting the world's finest business and technology consultants.

Genesis10 is a business and technology consulting company with offices nationwide and in Canada. Founded in 1999, Genesis10 has more than 1,200 consultants specializing in project management, business analysis, business transformation and large-scale systems infrastructure and application integration for more than 100 companies, 85% of which are in the Fortune 500. Genesis10 services a variety of industries including banking and financial services, insurance, energy, manufacturing, healthcare, telecommunications and more. For more information, please visit

Genesis10 is seeking a Principal Systems Engineer opportunity for our client in Austin, TX.

The Principal Systems Engineer leads all design, development, and maintenance of electromechanical systems for Client's systems products, responsible for the design and implementation of electromechanical solutions, development plans and product quality. Serves as the department's senior most systems design engineer, leading the design and development activities of cross functional systems engineering team, comprised of electrical, mechanical, and regulatory engineers. Having a wide-ranging background in hardware and systems design, this individual must have outstanding problem solving and system debug skills.
  • Operate in a multi-disciplinary team environment, practicing concurrent engineering principles.
  • Lead efforts in creation of specifications, design, and test methods for the new products. Perform
  • DFMEA analysis on new and/or existing designs.
  • Complete the product design, analysis and development of electrical components, electromechanical systems and equipment, including schematics, bills of materials, test plans as required documentation from design concept to manufacturing release, following formal stage gate management. Analyze current designs and products for improvements and/or troubleshooting
  • Responsible for engineering team alignment to work on product concepts and designs, ensuring electromechanical systems design meets product roadmap and market requirements.
  • Direct responsibility for generating digital and analog designs based on requirements and systems specifications.
  • Support and enhance relevant design control activities and related documentation, including design inputs, design outputs, qualification activities, regulatory requirements, and related pursuits.
  • Manages contract resources, Original Device Manufacturers (ODMs), Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), and testing laboratories to ensure requirements and operating standards are met.
  • Interface with manufacturing on an ongoing basis during the design and development stages to ensure manufacturability and design intent of the product. Understand manufacturing requirements of the products and apply Design for Manufacturing and Assembly concepts.
  • Research new technologies and generate competitive benchmarking data and information by best of breed analysis, testing and research
  • Conducts supplier process audits, risk assessment and drives continuous improvement activities
  • Identifies, quantifies, and manages Value Engineering (VE) efforts across the product line
  • Build and test prototypes and integrated systems as a part of the development process. Perform evaluation of circuits and assemblies, including agency testing (FCC, UL, CSA, etc.)

QUALIFICATIONS Education & Experience
  • Bachelor of Science degree (BSEE) or equivalent from four-year college
  • At least 10 years as an electromechanical systems engineer, with hands-on design level experience with digital and analog electrical design, platform and enclosure engineering, power systems, and control system design.
  • Experience driving products using formal stage/phase program methods from inception through regulatory approvals in a federally governed industry such as Voting Systems (VVSG), Medical Devices (510K), Gaming Equipment, or other applicable industries.
  • Strong knowledge of electrical design standards and tools, including OrCAD, Allegro and/or
  • PADS, with the ability to create schematics and layouts
  • Experience with agency test requirements such as UL 62368-1, FCC Class B, CSA, etc.
  • Experience with failure analysis techniques such as DFMEA
Skills & Abilities
  • Mix of analog and digital design, with experience designing and debugging modern computing interfaces and peripherals, including USB, I2C, and Ethernet within an Client-based computing environment. Experience integrating MCUs such as PIC strongly desired.
  • Strong experience with Regulatory standards including FCC Class B, UL 62368-1. Understanding of system grounding/shielding and EMI mitigation design practices.
  • Knowledge of electromechanical enclosure design, injection molding tooling planning and practices
  • Able to work with PCB designer and technicians to prototype printed circuit board assemblies
  • Demonstrated experience in full life cycle product development, from concept through manufacturing integration and launch.
  • Demonstrated skills in planning, project budgeting, and risk management techniques.
  • Able to make accurate work estimates and deliver project within schedule and budget constraints.
  • Strong strategic and analytical skills balanced with results-oriented decision making ability.
  • Must be knowledgeable and conversant in hardware and systems level designs, product development concepts and read, analyze, and interpret technical specifications, procedures, and government regulations.
  • Bench and system-level integration/debug/troubleshooting experience. Capable of constructing and testing electrical assemblies. Strong test and debugging skills using test equipment.
  • Knowledge of hardware and software security protocols, including Trusted Platform Modules TPM), potting and encapsulation, surface attack reduction, and component/cable/harness obfuscation.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to understand and relate project status and issues via clear verbal and written means very quickly.

If you are a qualified candidate interested in this opportunity, please apply.

About Genesis10
Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at
"Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V