Sr Principal Systems Engineer

Job Description

Systems Engineers with backgrounds in Electronic Warfare, RF Signal, Radar, Radio Frequency or Microwave backgrounds and technical degrees such as Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Physics or Mathematics. The successful candidates will serve as a Systems Engineer within the Electronic Combat Systems (ECS) product area. This role will include providing SEM/SEL, systems engineering guidance, design, and analysis support to the business area in support of ECS programs focusing on all phases of the life cycle to include requirements development, design, integration and test, as well as transition to production.
Day-to-day responsibilities will be to:

  • Perform Systems Engineering Management / Systems Engineering Lead activities
  • Perform Cost Account Manager activities such as Earned Value Management System tasks
  • Establish and control the system technical baseline
  • Translate operational requirements into technical requirements and architectures
  • Conduct trade studies
  • Support technical exchange meetings for systems design and support functions
  • Conduct and support product integration and testing for Radio frequency technology
  • Work with program teams during design, production, fielding, and support of ECS programs
System integration and Test Engineer to support the testing of complex Electronic Warfare equipment. Performs test and verification activities including: functional, environmental qualification, environmental stress screening and production tests. Develops test procedures, execute test procedures and document test results to ensure system requirements are met. Develops, integrates, setup and maintains test equipment required for a fully functional test environment. Supports System Test, Verification, and Validation activities. Identifies, documents, tracks and evaluates test problem reports and test anomalies. Prepares Test Reports.

Typical Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

- Technical documentation development
- Strong problem solving skills
- Strong oral and written communications skills
- Strong interpersonal, organization and team building skills
- Proficiency with various types of test equipment and software packages
- Eligible to obtain a Secret clearance

Preferred Skills and Education

Background in Physics, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or Software Engineering

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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