Project Mgr III - Admin

BAE Systems is seeking an exceptional software Project Lead to support the Air Force's next generation InterContinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) weapon system acquisition. Our customer is the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) Program Office located at Hill AFB, north of Salt Lake City, Utah. This will be a long term project with the weapon system anticipated to remain operational until 2075.

We are seeking an experienced software lead with a willingness to learn and contribute in a fast-paced environment. They must possess high energy and a strong motivation to make a difference. They must be comfortable working with changing priorities. The ability to switch tasks with minimal disruption is a must.

This position will:

Directly support the ICBM Weapon System Command and Control (WSC2) Integrated Product Team (IPT) as they acquire command and control needed for the next generation ICBM for GBSD. Duties will include providing expert advice and support to GBSD Division leaders on all aspects WSC2 throughout the acquisition cycle. Specifically, this BAE Systems team member will be responsible for supporting the government customer in the creation, review, and assessment of documents, architecture, and Model Based System Engineering proposals in order to meet GBSD acquisition requirements and timelines. The position is being filled as a part of the Future ICBM Sustainment and Acquisition Construct (FISAC) under which BAE Systems augments organic government resources by providing breadth and depth of capabilities for system engineering and integration, risk management, technical assessment, acquisition program management, strategy development, organization and change management, interface with operations and logistics, business analysis, mission effectiveness.

Work on the WSC2 team and with other integrated product teams to assess the impacts of vulnerabilities, develop and implement mitigation plans, and document all findings. Our team provides future weapon system and lab architectures, concepts of operation, modeling, simulation, and plans for addressing GBSD WSC2 and Nuclear Command, Control and Communications (NC3) integration options. Our team will help create and work in a Lab intended to mitigate technical risks of new architectures by modeling, developing, evaluating, and testing new systems and components. The Lab will serve as a stable government owned development and operational test platform for unbiased GBSD testing. Our team includes existing staff with extensive expertise in the current Minuteman III weapon system, and actively participates in ongoing studies and assessments for this next generation system.

Analyze GBSD software programs for compatibility, Commercial off the Shelf (COTS)/Government off the Shelf (GOTS) and modified COTS/GOTS application, technology maturation/risks, software consistency and maintainability, data handling, timing rates, flexibility, licensing issues, plug-n-play, security risks.

Collaborate with internal stakeholders to identify, test, validate, and recommend software-associated options; assist in Technical Maturation and Risk Reduction.

Work with WSC2 staff to draft test requirements, plans, set up and execute tests, and perform analysis of software performance.


Meet Some of BAE Systems's Employees

Melissa M.

Human Resources Manager

Melissa advises BAE Systems on the full HR spectrum. She brings in new talent, prepares team members for success, pops in on payroll and benefits, and shapes the company’s culture.

Chandra C.

Vice President, Finance

Chandra helps steer the overall financial direction of BAE Systems’ headquarters. She interacts with many teams to lead mergers and acquisitions, investments, and general maintenance of all the numbers.


Back to top