Senior Systems Engineer

    • Fort Wayne, IN

Job Description
Senior Systems Engineer

You don't see it, but it's there. Our employees work on the world's most advanced electronics - from saving emissions in the City of Lights to powering the Mars Rover to protecting the F-35 fighter jet. At Electronic Systems, you'll be among the brightest minds, working on the aerospace and defense industry's most difficult problems. Drawing strength from our differences, we're innovating for the future. And you can, too.

Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first - exemplified by our missions: "We Protect Those Who Protect Us®" and "We Innovate For Those Who Move The World TM ." Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with us.

Be a part of something amazing as we start to take flight...BAE Systems in Fort Wayne, IN is expanding its development engineering capability! As our business continues to grow, new opportunities abound for talented systems engineers interested in influencing the future of our engineering organization. We are looking for Senior Systems Engineers eager to contribute in a dynamic and challenging environment. Be on the front end as we stand up a talented team to be an integral part of the design, development, and verification of products within our commercial and military product families.

Engineers at our Fort Wayne, IN location support the following two Business Areas:

Controls & Avionics Solutions (CAS):
In Controls & Avionics Solutions, you will have the opportunity to help define and develop the next generation of avionics - whether it is fly-by-wire flight controls, full authority digital engine controls, or power management.


  • Operate in all stages of the product development cycle.
  • Architect, design and develop real time embedded electronics solutions for high integrity and safety critical applications.
  • Translate business needs and customer requirements into technical solutions.
  • Define functional work splits and Interface Control Documents (ICDs) for major Mechanical, Hardware (HW), Software (SW) & FPGA components interfacing and coordinating with subject matter experts in each area.
  • Perform requirements management, generation, and decomposition activities.
  • Perform component level, system level, and platform level integration and verification activities.
  • Perform system-level analyses, including:
    • Size, Weight, Power and Cost (SWaP / C) analyses
    • Safety and Hazard Analyses
Reliability Analysis (MTBF, MTBUR, etc.)

Required Skills and Education
Required Skills
  • U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent resident.
  • Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD Degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science or other related technical field
Preferred Skills and Education

Preferred Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD Degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science or other related technical field
  • BS with 7+ Years of Experience, MS/PhD with 5+ Years' Experience
Experience in any the following areas are a plus.
  • Multi-Disciplinary technical base including development of and/or exposure to the areas of:
    • Digital Electronics
    • Analog Electronics
    • Power Electronics
    • Energy management
    • Embedded Software in C or C++
    • Embedded FPGA Development in Verilog or VHDL
  • Experience in a Safety Critical or Functional Safety Real Time Embedded Electronics Industry such as:
    • Aerospace, Military, Medical, Automotive, Industrial / Energy / Nuclear, Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Experience with Safety Critical or Functional Safety industry standards such as:
    • ARP-4754A, DO-254A, DO-178B, DO-178C, IEC 62304, IEC 62368, IEC 61508, ISO 26262
  • Experience with Model-based systems engineering (MBSE) (e.g. SysML, UML)
  • Experience with Control Law Development.
  • Experience with Matlab & Simulink
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.

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