SIGINT Geolocation Engineer - Electronic Warfare EW
BAE Systems is developing advanced Electronic Support Measures (ESM) and Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) systems in support of the Electronic Warfare (EW) and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) business areas. These systems are installed across a wide variety of platforms and serve multiple purposes such as situational awareness and intelligence gathering which generally requires the precision geolocation of emitters. The Direction Finding and Geolocation Capability Group is a cross-functional multi-disciplinary team which provides engineering talent, technical expertise and new technology and research to the BAE Systems Electronic Systems Defense Sector.
The Direction Finding and Geolocation Capability Group is looking for an highly experienced engineer to work as part of a high impact, technically oriented team developing and integrating algorithms to DF and geolocate communication and radar signals. The work will include individual technical contribution on a related range of programs and internal research projects involving the simulation, design, development, test, documentation and deployment of signal processing algorithms for radiolocation.
This position will involve growth opportunities in this expanding high technology group developing new and enhanced geolocation techniques. The candidate will be expected to be a contributor on a given program or group of programs containing DF/Geo content. Develop detailed technical computer simulations for complex DF/Geo algorithms and array signal processing. The work will involve contributing to group initiatives such as internal research and development, providing innovation and experience to solve complex engineering problems, simulation tool development as well as guiding and mentoring less experienced engineers and other program personnel.
Prepare and present technical presentations to peers and internal customers. Support business development efforts. Generate novel ideas and contribute to proposal efforts.
Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education
Technical Skills/Experience (at least two required): Modeling and simulation, signal processing, direction finding, array calibration, geolocation, data association, Kalman filtering, tracking, statistics and computational electromagnetic modeling or related domains.
Well-developed interpersonal skills with excellent written and oral presentation skills for interfacing and coordinating with company personnel, internal customers, suppliers and other performers. Ability to work independently in an engineering development environment. Excellent problem solving skills, judgment, and analytical capability, along with follow-up skills.
Understands radar, EW and/or SIGINT system principles and operation to include antenna and array topology, interferometry, beamforming, TDOA, FDOA, communication signals, radar signals, RF propagation, RF link analysis, co-site and co-channel interference.
Position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance at the Secret level or higher which requires U.S. citizenship.
Strong computer skills for modeling, simulation, analysis, data reduction, and visualization as well as preparing appropriate reports and technical documents: MATLAB, Simulink, Python, MS Word/Excel/Powerpoint/Project/Visio, etc…
Preferred Skills and Education
M.S. in Electrical Engineering or a related engineering discipline
Active (or recently active) U.S. Security Clearance
Experience leading small technical teams
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 EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression
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