How much does a Systems Engineering Director make in the United States? The average Systems Engineering Director salary in the United States is $185,386 as of September 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $156,996 and $197,001. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
Systems Engineering Director oversees the department responsible for the planning and engineering of an organization's systems infrastructure. Provides leadership to the team and ensures the requirements of the projects/contracts are met. Being a Systems Engineering Director ensures that hardware and/or software are designed and installed in a manner that meets the needs of the organization. Evaluates, designs and develops existing reports/documents for the performance of the systems. Additionally, Systems Engineering Director requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Systems Engineering Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Systems Engineering Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description
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What does a Systems Engineering Director do?
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Develop and coordinate DoD M&S policies.
February 12, 2020
Serves as the Department authority on software engineering and software assurance as it relates to weapon systems acquisition.
March 11, 2020
Serves on boards, committees, and other groups pertaining to the DDR&E for AC functional areas, and represent the Secretary of Defense, the Deputy Secretary of Defense, and the USE(R&E) on DDR&E for AC matters outside the DoD.
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