EW Radar and Communications 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 a highly experienced engineer to work as part of a cross-functional, multi-disciplinary team to design, integrate, debug, and test next generation 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.
Leads small teams and/or be a contributor in an area such as RF System Design/Analysis, Analog/Digital Receiver Architecture, Digital Signal Processing, 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.
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 8 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related engineering discipline.
8 years of experience
Active United States
security clearance, Secret
Highly developed interpersonal skills for interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with company personnel, internal and external customers, suppliers and other performers.
Technical Skills/Experiences (at least two required): Hardware development, modeling and simulation development, laboratory and field testing, digital signal processing, open systems architecture, RF path modeling & analysis, system link budget analysis, real-time operating systems, model-based engineering.
Understands the fundamentals of radar systems, Radar Warning Receivers (RWR), system resource management, antennas (including phased arrays), atmospheric propagation of RF signals.
Strong computer skills for modeling, simulation, and analysis as well as preparing appropriate reports and technical documents: MATLAB, Simulink, Python, MS Word/ Excel/ PowerPoint/Project/Visio, ADS, SysML, MagicDraw, etc.
Preferred Skills and Education Masters of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related engineering discipline and 6 years of experience or a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related engineering discipline and a Master Degree in Systems Engineering and 6 years of experience.
Experience leading small technical teams.
Active Top Secret clearance
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 EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression
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