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Chief Engineer

Company: Cubic Corporation
Location: San Diego
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Job Description:


Cubic Mission Solutions


Cubic offers an opportunity to provide innovative technology for government and commercial customers around the globe, helping to solve their future problems today. We re the leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions worldwide, and the leading provider of realistic combat training systems, secure communications and networking and highly specialized support services for military and security forces of the U.S. and allied nations. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and thrive in an innovative environment, we want to talk to you about your next role at Cubic! We are seeking employees inspired by technology, and motivated by the rewards of hard work, commitment, teamwork, quality, integrity, and respect. We invite you to explore opportunities with Cubic.


JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the engineering activities within a business area. Works closely with the Management to define and implement the strategy for acquisition of new business. For existing business, the Chief Engineer is responsible for working with engineering staff and the functional departments to ensure engineering personnel and engineering planning meets program needs and is carried out within Company policies. This position typically works under limited supervision and direction. Incumbents of this position will regularly exercise discretionary and substantial decision-making authority.

Ensures the engineering resources in the business area are managed in accordance with the contract, Cubic policies and procedures, and department standard practices.
Works cooperatively with other Departments to develop and implement the business area strategic plan.
Identifies and pursues contract research and development (CRAD) opportunities.
Provides engineering leadership and works to proactively identify and mitigate risks within the business area.
Mentors Project Engineers assigned to the business area.
Provides senior engineering interface to existing and potential customers.
Responsible for engineering resource planning for current and upcoming projects
Coordinates business area plans, issues, new business pursuits, etc., with functional management to ensure the department is prepared to successfully execute programs/activities.
Participates in proposal strategy sessions and red teams as appropriate.

Briefs Customers

Works on new business pursuits and proposal development


Four-year college degree in electronic, software or mechanical engineering or related technical discipline, plus a minimum of twelve years of related technical or engineering experience including five years of project engineering/management, program management or other supervisory responsibility. Advanced engineering degree or MBA is desirable Proven ability to lead cross-functional program teams. Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing, make presentations and conduct negotiations with customers, subcontractors and vendors. Must be able to communicate well and demonstrate the mental agility to work in a project or matrix organization. Ability to work under project deadlines and associated cost and schedule constraints. Must be able to travel frequently.

The description provided above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements. Duties, responsibilities and requirements may change over time and according to business need.

Cubic is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, We are committed to ensuring a workplace free of discrimination based on race, color, religion, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, military or veteran status, and any other basis protected by applicable law

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