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System Engineer

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Quest Global
Physical Address
4949 HArrison Avenue ,
Rockford , IL 61108
Job Description

The Systems Engineer is responsible for practical and innovative ways to meet system design, development and deployment objectives. In this role, you will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. The Senior Systems Engineer will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals. In addition, you will:

Coordinate technical aspects and lead requisitions for complex system implementations
Work closely with Product Management Leaders/Lead Systems Engineers to ensure customer’s critical to quality requirements are evaluated and flowed down appropriately through System Functional Specifications and Interface Control Documents
Participate in the proposal process to ensure that only sound technical solutions are offered to customers
Implement the timely execution of product conceptual designs to meet evolving market needs
Configure products for placement on the competitive landscape and define of product specifications including performance, cost, and schedule
Oversee activities such as; field issues and failures investigations, root causes analysis and implementation of corrective actions, lesson learned issues, and consequently design standards update
Build solid relationships with key Customers and suppliers
Mentor and coach Junior engineers

Role Summary/Purpose:

The Systems Engineer will be responsible for Systems Engineering of the Trip Optimizer product, a closed loop automated, Energy Management System for Heavy Haul Freight Locomotives. In this role, you will focus on system design including; requirements management, simulation and modeling, and product performance and reliability measurement.

Secondary Job Functions:
At QuEST, we often challenge our team members to temporarily work outside the scope of their primary job functions to broaden their skills and help the organization. Some of these roles and opportunities include:

Execution within multiple services
Project Management: Execution and Support
Technical Leadership and Technical Reviews
Develop work instructions to ensure repeatability
Collaborate and mentor QuEST Team Members
Cross-functional teaming
Quality Management and Continuous Improvement


Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Physics, or Mathematics from an accredited college or university
Minimum of 10 years of experience in a Systems Engineering role or equivalent

Desired Characteristics

Previous customer facing experience
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to succeed in a global team environment
Strong oral and written communication skills
Experience with industrial real-time control systems implemented by model-based code generation
Strong analytical approach to problem solving
Scaled Agile Framework

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