Hardware Electrical Engineer

Job Description

BAE Systems is experiencing continued growth in our Electro-optic/Infrared/RF markets and we are seeking experienced, highly-motivated Hardware Engineers to join our team. The qualified applicants will experience assignments associated with EO/IR/RF systems, precision pointing, Laser based products or other related technologies at our Austin, Texas location. At BAE Systems we design, develop and manufacture highly sophisticated EO/IR/RF and other electronic solutions that service a variety of product areas for government and commercial applications.

The selected candidate will apply their skills and knowledge to the development and support of a variety of complex defense products and technologies. The engineer, working in small teams, will acquire product knowledge and advance their technical skills while performing their assigned responsibilities on internal research and development efforts, product development on DOD projects, and sustainment efforts associated with production and fielded products.

This electrical engineering role will support and perform "hands-on" design, analysis, and test of digital, analog, and mixed signal prototype and production hardware and systems. As our products are exposed to harsh environments, our engineers must produce rugged designs that deliver highly reliable product performance to our military customers. The engineer will be exposed to all phases of the product lifecycle including requirements definition, concept creation, detailed implementation, test and integration, and product support.
The duties assigned to this position, while under the guidance of a lead engineer, include electrical circuit and CCA design and analysis, firmware development, technical trade studies, interface/cable/harness design, component selection, evaluation of technology insertion/upgrades, laboratory test and troubleshooting, It will be expected that the new engineer will develop proficiency in our state-of-the-art design and analysis tools, laboratory equipment and techniques, and executing in a small team environment.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a learning environment that encourages leadership and technical growth. The selected engineer will have the opportunity to be exposed to a variety of projects, products, and growth opportunities as part of a standard rotation program offered to all college hires. In this program, newly hired engineers rotate to a new program, site, business area or product life-cycle for the first few years of their career to help them gain insight into the company and broaden the depth of their experience.

In addition, BAE Systems' Engineering is dedicated to promoting technical excellence by offering learning opportunities through an extensive in-house University level training program, access to Engineering Fellows for technical problem solving and a mentoring program for guidance and direction.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Required Education: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering + 2 years of applicable industry experience, OR
Master's degree in Electrical Engineering

GPA of 3.4 or higher

Solid electrical engineering fundamentals

Familiar with electrical engineering design/analysis tools

Experience with basic laboratory equipment (i.e. DVMs, Oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.)

Leadership potential with strong written and verbal communication skills

Eligible to obtain a DOD Security Clearance

Preferred Skills and Education

Master's degree in Electrical Engineering
Internship and/or working experience in industry
Experience with FPGA and embedded processor programming

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a global defense, aerospace and security company with more than 80,000 employees worldwide, 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. Our Electronic Systems sector, headquartered in Nashua, N.H., has operations spanning commercial and defense electronics markets and offers a broad portfolio of mission critical electronic systems from flight and engine controls to electronic warfare and night vision systems, surveillance and reconnaissance sensors, secure networked communications equipment, and power and energy management systems. People are the greatest asset in any company. BAE Systems is committed to a high performance culture and provides an environment where the work we do matters and where people are challenged to reach their full potential. Equal Opportunity Employer. Females. Minorities. Veterans. Disabled


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