Space Engineer - RF Systems

Job Description

BAE Systems/ISRS is seeking a Systems Engineer with significant experience in the architecture design, development and operation of space hardware and/or payloads for government and defense applications. The successful candidate will be part of a team that is developing and expanding a space payload business base in support of important national defense requirements. This is a rapidly emerging growth area for the company, and seasoned engineers with the right skills are being afforded the opportunity to participate in the formation of this new and innovative product line. The position offers the opportunity to participate in a full lifecycle of program development, from CONOPS definition through deployment and product support.

Typical Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree and 12 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Eligibility to obtain and hold a DOD Top Secret/SCI security clearance
  • Strong background in RF concepts, digital receivers and single board processors
  • Strong background in embedded software/firmware based systems
  • Familiarity with basic communications, radar, and/or optical theory
  • Familiarity with security concepts for program/product protection
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor degree or higher in engineering or scientific field
Key Attributes:
  • Strong systems engineering mindset, able to identify and focus on key challenge and solutions, follows defined process
  • Understands and enjoys the challenges of developing systems for the space environment
  • Effective in customer engagement and concept development both in technical and non-technical settings
  • Dependable and highly motivated, creative problem solver
  • Able to work effectively in a "borderless" environment
Preferred Skills and Education
  • Hold an active Top Secret security clearance
  • Experience leveraging design patterns and practices for space payloads
  • Experience in achieving space qualification of flight hardware
  • Experience in Model Based Engineering (MBE) techniques
  • Familiarity with emerging software frameworks for space payloads
  • Familiarity with space vehicles and space mission operations
  • Familiarity with ground stations and ground processing
  • Master's degree or PhD in engineering or scientific field
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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