Space Systems Site Lead

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking a Site Lead who will be responsible for technical direction, systems engineering and integration, architecture oversight, integration and transition to operations, and system sustainment and maintenance programs, associated with ground systems for experimental spacecraft, operational satellite systems, and new payload developments. This position will be located at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, CO.

The successful candidate will work closely as our liaison between Government Customers and industry development organizations to promote and enable the design, development, integration, transition, and sustainment of complex and critical satellite ground systems.

The successful candidate will lead a specialized team to advise Government customers on technical assessments of cyber defense, open system architectures, cloud, automation, micro services, and commercial technologies and associated ground impacts, defining future enterprise ground architecture solutions.

Key functions include:
Development and assessment of enhanced and innovative concepts to deliver new space-to-ground capabilities and evaluation of capabilities, concepts, architectures, requirements, CONOPS, and interfaces of satellite systems.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 10 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Must possess an active clearance with ability to successfully pass a polygraph
  • BS in Engineering, Math, Computer Science or related technical discipline strongly preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in satellite communications systems and associated ground systems
  • Experience with definition and/or development on large scale systems
  • Expert knowledge of satellite ground segment architectures, development, and operations
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to convey technical and/or programmatic assessments
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with shifting work priorities
Preferred Skills and Education

10+ Years with BS
8+ Years with MS
6+ Years with PhD

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit www.baesystems.com and follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/baesystemsintel.


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