Senior Systems Engineer (9/80 schedule)

235837 Requisition #

Equipping Those Who Defend Freedom


Imagine. . . a working environment where people trust each other to achieve exceptional things.

Imagine. . . a business that employs ten thousand of the world’s most sought-after engineers and technologists.

Imagine. . . an enterprise where a belief in personal accountability continues to drive groundbreaking innovation and global growth.

This is the reality of Moog – and you can be a part of it.

 Moog is the premier motion and flow control solutions provider for the following markets: satellites, human-rated space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, military ground vehicles, naval vessels, and security and surveillance.

Moog’s Santa Barbara Operations is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer.  We provide sub-systems and components for every mission critical system on a modern military vehicle. Our heritage is in electrohydraulic and electromechanical actuation systems and now, through acquisitions and internal development, Moog provides expert solutions in:

  • Stabilized Turret Drive Systems
  • Integrated Weapon Systems (full turret from mechanical design to fire control electronics and software)
  • Ammunition Handling
  • Data Control and Distribution
  • Power Management and Distribution

Here’s what you’ll be working on day to day: 

  • Provide systems engineering support for the design, development, integration, test, and verification of highly complex electro-mechanical systems
  • Interface with customers, suppliers, and stakeholders to generate component and subsystem specifications
  • Define hardware and software interfaces between subsystems
  • Develop, test, analyze, and document turret fire control algorithms
  • Build linear and nonlinear dynamic models and simulations to evaluate system performance
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance for development teams
  • Support lab and field testing
  • Generate technical documentation (plans, reports)
  • Occasional travel required

 Here’s the skills and abilities you will need to bring with you:

  • BS with an emphasis in Control Systems and Signal Processing
  • 5 to 10 years years industry experience
  • Classical and modern control systems design knowledge
  • Signal processing and data analysis knowledge
  • Hands-on experience working with the hardware and software aspects of electro-mechanical systems
  • MATLAB/Simulink knowledge
  • Proficiency with MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • High level of motivation and willingness to learn
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to access US export-controlled information
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. security clearance

It would be great if you had:

  • MS with an emphasis in Control Systems and Signal Processing
  • Turret fire control systems design, integration, and test experience
  • MATLAB/Simulink expertise
  • Strong mathematical background
  • Active DoD Security Clearance

Here's what is in it for you:

  • Work a 9/80 schedule with every other Friday off!
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits from day on
  • Generous flexible planned vacation
  • 401k, Retirement Savings Plan, profit share, and employee stock purchase options
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $15K per year
  • inclusive company culture

Moog Inc. is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision control components and systems. Moog’s high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, marine and medical equipment. Additional information about the company can be found at Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we employ over 11,500 employees in 28 countries.  While we are most known for our products that are the best in the industry, what’s unique about Moog is our enabling, pioneering culture. We operate within a culture of trust and mutual respect, allowing our employees to collaborate to produce cutting edge technology. 

 At Moog we work in an environment where people trust, respect and encourage one another. We believe in our people and it shows in everything we do. We’d like to invite you to become part of our continued success.

EOE/AA Minority/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Female/Disability/Veteran

 The base pay range for this opportunity in CA is $111,000 - $212,500 annually.  The base salary range represents the low and high end of the Moog salary range for this position in the given work location. Actual salaries will vary depending on factors including location, experience, and performance. The range(s) listed is just one component of Moog's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual profit-sharing bonuses, employee stock purchase plan, an open paid time off policy, competitive 401K plan with enhanced matching program, and many region-specific benefits. 


About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.


Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 13,000 strong.


Our company is organized into three operating groups: Aircraft, Industrial, and Space and Defense. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.


But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. 

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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