Algorithm Design Systems Engineer
BAE Systems is developing advanced Electronic Support Measures (ESM) systems in support of the Electronic Warfare (EW) domain across a wide variety of platforms including technology for RF sensing, signal processing, identification, detection, tracking, and geo-location of emitters. Key technology advancements in ESM systems will improve air/sea vehicle situational awareness, survivability, and executing suppression and destruction of enemy air defenses.
The Electronic Systems’ ESM Capability Group is looking for an experienced engineer to work as part of a cross-functional, multi-disciplinary team developing and integrating algorithms for acquiring, processing, and analyzing data for ESM systems. The work will be conducted at BAE Systems Electronic Combat Solutions division and responsibilities will include individual technical contribution on a related range of programs, system development, test planning and execution in a field deployment environment.
Team contributor in an area of technical expertise such as Digital Signal Processing, EW and Radar Parameter Measurement, Detection Theory, Tracking and Estimation. Prepares documentation for system designs and architectures in accordance with established systems development processes and procedures. Performs systems engineering functions such as developing and managing systems level requirements, developing operational systems concepts, performing system architecture trade studies, originating design concepts or performing systems level integration and test for highly complex systems. Verifies and validates aspects of system designs to ensure conformance with functional specifications and customer requirements. Will be expected to independently formulate and implement complex system solutions.
Prepare and present technical presentations to peers, senior leaders, and Customers. Support business development efforts. Generate ideas for potential proposals. Contributor to new proposals. Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education Highly developed interpersonal skills with strong written and oral presentation skills for interfacing and coordinating with company personnel, internal and external customers, suppliers and other performers. Ability to work independently in an engineering development environment. Excellent problem solving skills, judgment, and analytical capability, along with follow-up and monitoring skills.
Technical Skills/Experience (at least two required): Modeling and simulation, signal processing, data association, Kalman filtering, tracking, statistics, machine learning, space-time adaptive processing, direction finding, source separation, and real-time operating systems.
Understands advanced radar and/or EW system principals and operation to include; Radar Warning Receivers (RWR), Electronic Attack (EA), system resource management, antenna topologies, and atmospheric propagation of RF signals.
Strong computer skills for modeling, simulation, analysis, data reduction, and visualization as well as preparing appropriate reports and technical documents: MATLAB, Simulink, Python, MS Word/ Excel/ PowerPoint/Project/Visio, SysML, MagicDraw, etc. Preferred Skills and Education Masters of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related engineering discipline, GPA of 3.0 or higher, and 3 years related work experience.
PhD Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related engineering discipline, GPA of 3.0 or higher and relevant collegiate project and research experience.
Experience leading small technical teams.
Active (or active in the past two years) United States security clearance, Top Secret. About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.
The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression
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