Senior Component Engineer - Space Systems

Job Description

BAE Systems is looking for experienced engineering professionals to join our established and rapidly expanding Space Systems Product Line. We are a premier provider of advanced high-reliability space payloads, electronics, sensors and subsystems with products that have enabled a wide variety of civil, commercial, and national security space missions for over 25 years. We are leading the way in the development of advanced processing solutions that enable our customers to deliver new mission capabilities to address evolving challenges and threats. With these new solutions, we will provide the higher processing capability necessary for critical communication, navigation, surveillance and tracking, planetary exploration, weather, and classified missions.

The Space Systems product line is seeking a Component Engineer. Component Engineers work closely with the hardware design team to ensure all EEE components meet the program requirements and develops source control drawings as required. The component engineer represents BAE Systems in customer Part Control Boards to gain approval for non-standard components.

Apply now to join a dedicated team designing and building innovative space solutions that will continue to lead the industry.

More info is available at: http://www.baesystems.com/en/our-company/our-businesses/electronic-systems/product-sites/space-products-and-processing

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Experience working with multi-disciplinary teams consisting of mechanical, electrical, and systems engineers.
  • Experience in electronic, optical, and mechanical component analysis and selection
  • Ability to research device manufacturer's product offerings to determine compliance to program requirements
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Able to work effectively in a multi-site or "borderless" environment
  • Eligible for TS/SCI
Preferred Skills and Education
  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance
  • Familiarity with design and fabrication of MIL-PRF-38534 Hybrid microcircuits
  • Familiarity with NASA and TOR space part requirement documents
  • Knowledge of Industry and Government standard qualification and certification requirements
  • Experience generating space level non-standard part approval requests and source control drawings to invoke program specific screening and qualification test requirements
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.
The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression


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