Senior Principal Electrical 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 an Electrical Design Engineer to support advanced circuit board designs for space applications. We are looking for talented and motivated engineers for cross-functional, multi-disciplinary teams. Candidates should have a strong background in high-speed digital and analog circuit board design with rad-hard, high reliability space components including space grade A/D converters, D/A converters, and FPGAs.
Key responsibilities:

  • Requirement Definition/Evaluation
  • Specification/Design Documentation
  • Schematic Capture
  • Design Analysis ensuring full compliance to specifications and applicable guidelines
  • Test Support
  • Customer Support
Apply now to join a dedicated team designing and building innovative space solutions that will continue to lead the industry.

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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 designing IPC Class 3 printed boards
  • Experience with circuit analysis including de-rating, logic compatibility, timing and signal integrity analysis
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Able to work effectively in a multi-site or "borderless" environment
  • Eligible for TS/SCI clearance
Preferred Skills and Education
  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance
  • Experience with OpenVPX and/or SpaceVPX
  • Experience designing complex, high density printed boards for high reliability applications
  • Proficiency with Cadence
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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