Engineering Technologist II
BAE Systems is seeking an Engineering Technologist II to join our Test team of diverse engineers, technologists, and military veterans. This position will be located in Mount Laurel, NJ where Technology and Teamwork come together! The qualified candidate will provide Engineering and Technical support to the Test & Evaluation (T&E) Division head at Aegis Technical Representative (AEGIS TECHREP) in Moorestown, NJ.
Candidate's primary role will involve support of the TECHREP customer in various technical aspects involving the integration of the AEGIS Weapon System with Ballistic Missile Defense functionality in an AEGIS Combat System environment. The activity will feature customer support with test program implementation, execution, analysis, and report out in support of government computer program certification decisions.
The selected candidate will be expected to apply knowledge of the AEGIS Weapon System & the integrated Ballistic Missile Defense capabilities in a test program designed to verify government acceptance requirements were met by the system developer. Candidate must be able to interpret AEGIS system level specifications into testable requirements at the routine level, develop the test approach and detailed procedures to test those requirements, validate the detailed test methods, execute the formal test, and collect relevant test data. Post-test the candidate must analyze the collected data, and report out on the findings.
Secondary roles include review of technical specifications and related documents for accuracy and applicability, witnessing and assessment of tests conducted by the program developer and / or other Government agencies. Candidate will be expected to maintain existing expertise and quickly develop additional Subject Matter Expertise in assigned technical areas to assist management in maintaining a fully matrixed and integrated test team.
Candidate must possess excellent oral and written skills and be able to work independently when required. Candidate may be tasked with providing guidance to lower level employees. Generally, work hours are standard, but some second and / or third shift hours will be required. Little or no travel is expected, but willingness to travel in support of emergent customer needs is required.
One or more of the following abilities will be considered central to the position: US Navy / AEGIS experience, perform and/or witness system level integration of computer programs, collection of relevant data, analysis of test results, documentation of equipment failures, tracking of problem resolutions, and reporting out on findings.
Generally, work hours are standard, but some second and/or third shift hours may be required. The position may occasionally involve travel to external test sites and might include off hours testing dictated by external factors governing equipment availability .
Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience
Required Skills and Education
Education and required years of experience requirement:
9 years related work experience and a High School Diploma // 7 years related work experience and Associates Degree // 5 years related work experience and a Bachelor's degree with a preference given to the Computer Sciences, Mathematics, or General Science - Scientific Method disciplines.
Security Clearance requirement: Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a DOD security clearance (U.S. Citizenship required).
Due to an emergent need to provide continuity in services to our customer, the ability to "hit the floor running" is a requirement. The key components of this must have requirement are:
Ability to interpret government computer program specifications and convert the words into testable requirements.
Ability to properly execute customer approved tests, including assistance with documentation of the "as run" configuration pedigree
Ability to properly identify and assist with the collection of relevant data based upon approved test objectives.
Ability to analyze routine computer program performance from collected data.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Office applications
Must be technically adept, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to work independently as required
Preferred Skills and Education
Highly desired, but not required:
Active DOD security clearance
U.S. Military experience
Test and Evaluation experience
Experience and / or recent qualifications directly related to routine systems integration testing of computer programs or software development efforts.
Technical writing and editing ability
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit www.baesystems.com and follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/baesystemsintel.
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