Senior Test Engineer - Microwave Factory Support

Job Description

BAE Systems is looking for Senior Test Software Engineers to join our Integrated Test Engineering (ITE) organization. ITE is a rapidly growing discipline within the Engineering organization with the mission to reliably deliver customer-focused, affordable test solutions which are integrated across all levels of production test. If you are energetic, forward thinking, want to make a difference in the workplace and work on exciting projects, this is the role for you.

As an ITE Senior Test Engineer you will use your ingenuity to develop production test solutions needed for our Electronic Warfare products. These test solutions will be developed for In-Process (IP), Environmental Stress Screening (ESS) and Acceptance Test Procedures (ATP) ranging from component to systems level analog, digital and RF products.

For the first 3 months, you will fill a critical and immediate need for temporary support for our microwave factory for several modules in production. The work schedule during this time will be three 12-hour shifts (3pm-3am) on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Once this temporary support is complete, the employee will then transition to a typical schedule.

In this job you will apply your skills to solve some of our biggest challenges for fielded systems including state of the art radar warning, electronic support measures, broadband electronic attack, and electronic protection. Join BAE and help us in our mission as "We protect those who protect us". We support our employees with a flexible 9/80 work schedule, technical training and career growth planning.

Typical Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Current Secret Clearance is required

Required Hardware skills include:

  • Solid knowledge of and familiarity with the use of test instruments (specifically signal analyzer, network analyzer and RF source)
  • Skilled in test solution software and hardware integration
  • A solid understanding of the functionality and test techniques required for testing RF circuits
Required Software skills include:
  • Have a clear understanding of test architectures and software abstractions
  • Working knowledge of how a test executive works and the workflow model of a test executive
  • Understanding the basic layout of test files and how a test executive uses them
  • Capable of interpreting test results data
  • Fluent in programming using Keysite-VEE and NI-LabView
Preferred Skills and Education

•Competent with design and performance testing of RF circuits/assemblies, Digital, Optical, or Analog circuitry
•High Level competency with NI software development tools: LabWindows / CVI and TestStand as well as LabWindows and Keysite VEE
•Knowledge of National Instruments TestStand Process Model
•Design of test adapters (Virginia Panel based integrated TAs, Cabled Fixtures, PWB Fixtures)
•Design experience with a variety of test stands
•Familiarity with defense contractors or similar corporate environment;

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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