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BAE Systems

Senior Engineer - Mission Integration and Test

Broomfield, CO

CO Salary Range: USD 137,500.00 - 173,500.00 per year

Job Description

Member of the Mission System Integration and Test (MIT) team with responsibilities to validate the Collection Segment prior to launch with continued mission integration and test activities post-launch for mission capability enhancements.

The Engineering, Science and Analysis (ESA) Strategic Capabilities Unit comprises the technical talent and organizational leadership that enables the successful delivery of high-impact discriminating technologies for our customers' missions. Our collaborative, cross-functional teams are committed to innovation, integrity, continual learning and strong execution.

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What You'll Do:
  • Develop, release, and maintain the SV to ground ICD and all ICDs with external interfaces.
  • Provide support to development of the mission CONOPS and functional baseline.
  • Define simulator requirements and use-cases to support Collection Segment and Mission Integration & Test activities.
  • Work closely with the verification lead to develop the mission level verification plan.
  • Develop and/or implement the Mission Test Plan and Mission-level Test Procedures.
  • Ensure all simulator, Ground Support Equipment, network interfaces and other resources are identified and in place to support mission level testing.
  • Lead mission-level test activities.
  • These tests include but not limited to early data exchanges, risk-reduction activities, end-to-end data verification, space to ground compatibility, factory compatibility, and multi-segment testing.
  • Provide support for operations and launch rehearsal development and execution.
  • Provide planning and execution of continuous Mission System Integration and Test activities post-launch due to issue resolution, space vehicle software updates, ground system updates, discrepancy reports, regression testing, and operations updates.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site five days each normally scheduled week in the primary work location. Travel and local commute between company campuses and other possible non-company locations may be required.

Working Conditions:
  • Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or cleanroom, outdoors or remote research environment.
  • May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
  • May access other facilities in various weather conditions.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 8 or more years related experience.
  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
  • An active, current TS/SCI security clearance is required.
  • Experience with mission operations.
  • Experience with mission integration and test, pre- and post-launch.
  • Exceptional communication skills, solid presentation skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Solid interpersonal skills, ability to effectively lead group discussions, ability to set priorities and delegate as required to meet all objectives.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Working knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM) and/or CAM experience preferred.
  • MBSE, Ground and flight system integration experience, Large Program Test Director/Conductor Experience, Linux OS, software scripting, COTS hardware, and computer networks.
  • COSMOS operations knowledge
  • Python scripting knowledge
  • Procedure development and execution
  • Verification of ROPs using python/sim operations
  • General spacecraft operations knowledge
  • General simulator operations knowledge
  • Hands-on and detailed oriented

Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $137500 - $173500

Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

About BAE Systems Space & Mission Systems
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers 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 services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Space & Mission Systems is a leading provider of national defense and civil space applications, advanced remote sensing, scientific and tactical systems for the U.S. Intelligence, Department of Defense and scientific communities. We continually pioneer ways to innovate spacecraft, mission payloads, optical systems, and other defense and civil capabilities. Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, we continually discover ways to enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.

Client-provided location(s): Broomfield, CO, USA
Job ID: BAE-496355132
Employment Type: Full Time