Lead Electrical Engineer

    • Huntsville, AL

Job Description
Come join the BAE Systems, Inc team as "We Protect those that Protect Us." The Precision Striking and Sensing Solutions (PS3) Business Area, is an industry leader in precision munition technology has a need for Electrical Engineers to support our diverse, impressive, and ever growing product portfolio.

This is an exciting and busy time for us as we work as One Team to develop and advance our products in support of our customers' missions. If you are interested in working in a very dynamic and exciting environment with some of the world leaders in this industry, then we are looking for people like you to join our team!

More specifically, we are looking for a candidate to support the Precision Guidance and Sensing Solutions (PGSS) Product Line within our PS3 Business Area. This position is for a Lead Electrical Engineer to provide electronic design for precision munitions applications. Required skills include electrical/electronic circuit board design from board specification to detailed circuit design and schematic capture. A broad knowledge of hardware technologies needed for a seeker electrical subsystem, including knowledge of opto-electronics, Digital Signal Processors (DSP), A/D and D/A conversion, FPGA based signal processing techniques, motor control, power distribution, and inertial measurement. A detailed knowledge of Circuit Card Assembly (CCA) design, verification, test and troubleshoot. The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to derive electrical circuit requirements from board level specifications to create CCAs that optimize Size, Weight, Power and Cost (SWAP-C), and to realize these designs through collaboration with other project team members to create producible and reliable products. The candidate will work closely with Systems Engineering and a Hardware Lead to establish CCA requirements, circuit designs and test methods; "owning" the design throughout design, test and transition to production.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Circuit Card Assembly design from specification to production.
  • Design Verification Test (DVT) and recurring test
  • Participate in design reviews as either a technical assessor or presenter
  • Review and/or develop requirement specifications for Circuit Card Assemblies, FPGAs, and subcontracted electrical assemblies.

This position is contingent upon program award.

Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship

Required Skills and Education
  • Circuit analysis, including component derating, signal integrity, and power analysis (component, CCA, and system)
  • Circuit simulation tools
  • Schematic capture and circuit board layout tools
  • Technical presentation, communication and writing skills
Preferred Skills and Education
  • Active Secret Security Clearance
  • Master's Degree (M.S.E.E.)
  • Experience with design and failure analysis of high-reliability electronic assemblies
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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