Electronic Warfare Signal Processing Lead
BAE Systems Technology Solutions is looking for an Electronic Warfare Signal Processing expert who is interested and experienced in guiding a group of similar individuals to develop and execute strategic growth of our PNT portfolio. Specific focus areas include EW technique development, EW system architectures, threat characterization and modeling. The ideal candidate will either have a Masters or PhD in Electrical Engineering with a proven record of business development, strategic planning, and personnel development.
A strong technical foundation in Electronic Warfare (areas including but not limited to: RF phenomenology, electronic countermeasures, electronic counter-counter measures, defensive and offensive electronic attack, etc.) is essential as this lead will be called upon to create signal processing solutions to the broad and complex research problems our customers face. This leadership will be through roles such as Principal Investigator, or Capture Team Lead on proposals and programs, as well as applying broad knowledge to provide guidance to team members on their technical contributions.
A key component of this role is building customer relationships and trust, so it will involve significant customer interaction. Strong presentation skills, and productive interpersonal communication capabilities are critical. This lead will be responsible for growing our contracted research and development footprint through new proposal leadership and follow-on/transition capture.
This position can be based out of our Merrimack, New Hampshire or Burlington, Massachusetts facilities, though it will require collaboration with staff across our business areas and facilities in the northeast. Experience in transition of technology from algorithm and prototype development to system design and development stages is of particular interest.
Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 15 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education Required education: Master Degree with 10+ years experience or Ph.D. with 7+ years experience
Dissertation, thesis, or project work focused in any sub-area of electronic warfare.
A Current DoD SECRET clearance is required.
Strength in technique development, system architecture development, or threat characterization/understanding.
Mastery of at least one mathematical modeling tool; such as Matlab, Python, Suppressor, etc.
Experience in leading a multi-disciplinary project team in research and development
Exceptional presentation and interpersonal communication skills are required (as demonstrated through customer presentations, publication/conference presentations, etc.)
Proven creation, pursuit, and capture of contracted research and development efforts is required.
Preferred Skills and Education A multi-disciplinary technical foundation that spans the EW spectrum and combines/interacts with other RF signal processing domains is preferred.
Existing government security clearances are of particular value (up to and including TS/SCI).
5 or more years of leading the shaping, capture, and execution of advanced EW programs is highly preferred. 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. Electronic Systems, based in Nashua, New Hampshire, provides systems and products that maximize the effectiveness and safety of fighting forces and first responders. Its offerings include infrared countermeasures and electronic protection systems for military and civilian aircraft; information management systems; signal acquisition, analysis, and exploitation systems that optimize use of the electromagnetic spectrum by friendly forces while denying its use by adversaries; interoperable communications systems for firefighters and other first responders; thermal weapon sights; precision targeting systems; situational awareness systems for ground vehicles; night-vision systems; identification friend or foe systems; and radiation-hardened electronics. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression
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