Hardware Electrical Engineer

    • Austin, TX

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.

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.

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 Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve.

BAE Systems builds and optimizes technology that revolutionizes defense around the world.

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