Technical Manager, Proposals and Execution

Job Description
A Technical Development Manager supports a portion of a product line's strategic plan by capturing and executing sponsored research programs. The TDM guides disruptive technologies into from research efforts into BAE System's Business Areas' products and services. They are part of the technical team and support capture and execution of a technical thrust by being a trusted advisor to our customers working through senior researchers.

The RF Subsystem group integrates advanced electronics with apertures and arrays to provide enabling subsystem capabilities for multifunction payloads. We conduct trade studies of hardware components, architectures, processing paradigms and integrations techniques to drive to the optimal solution for each mission. We work closely with adjacent groups that develop enabling components and algorithms and support operational analysis of new capabilities. The selected candidate can work from MER., NH., Austin, TX, Arlington, VA., Burlington, MA.

  • Lead technical proposal efforts to capture new competitively awarded contract research and development efforts
  • Interface with our core customers such as DARPA and the Government Labs and develop innovative solutions for business area needs
  • Execute, and implement multifunction RF research projects involving complex RF/digital sub-systems often involving multiple disciplines
  • Investigate the feasibility of applying scientific principles and concepts to complex RF architectures and potential products such as digital phased arrays and small form factor EW and COMMs Systems
  • Contribute to external publications (conference papers /presentations, journal articles, and /or books)
  • Provide project management reporting and documentation
  • Manage project tasks (resource allocation and scheduling) for small/medium groups (5-10)
Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education
Demonstrated experience cultivating relationships with new and existing customers, including:
  • Introductory discussions to establish customer interest in a research topic
  • Shaping to influence the structure of new program starts
  • Generation of customer-focused abstracts, white papers and proposals
  • Ability to work with internal and external collaborators to form a winning team
  • Candidate must be technically knowledgeable in RF and digital systems and components for all RF applications including: radar, Comms, ISR, and EW
  • Candidate must be experienced with short turn hardware development and demonstration


Preferred Skills and Education
Preferred Education: MS or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Computer Science or related 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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