Test Engineer II (Mechanical)

Job Description

BAE Systems is currently searching for an engineer with current relevant experience working on the Trident II D5 Strategic Weapon System (SWS) test program, specifically integration testing of SWS subsystems.

Interested candidates should demonstrate familiarity with Systems Engineering, specifically in the areas of system integration, test and evaluation methodologies. Candidates should also have the ability to communicate moderate to complex concepts in a clear and concise manner. The candidate will be expected to apply knowledge of and experience with requirements definition and test engineering principles, as well as have the ability to develop system level test plans and procedures, develop and analyze system/subsystem designs, and evaluate technical reports. Typical test engineering tasks include the following :

  • Developing requirements, test plans and evaluation techniques for new emerging test programs
  • Developing and reviewing documentation (including requirements documents, test plans, schedules, design documentation, software specifications) to support program needs,
  • Establishing requirements traceability and writing test procedures for new test related initiatives
  • Supporting development of data collection and analysis strategies and associated tools
  • Providing on-site test support during test program execution
  • Participating in data collection and analysis
  • Preparing test analysis reports
  • Tracking and resolving problems found during testing
  • Participating in process development and process reengineering initiatives
  • Participating in research and investigations as well as special studies
  • Lead teams and working groups

Specifically, this position will require participation in commonality studies as well as building and maintaining plan of action, milestones, and schedules for emerging test programs. Tasking includes identification and definition of changes to induce test commonality and develop analysis alternatives for ship weapon system test programs. The candidate is expected to review and modify existing requirement documents or create new test plans and procedures which verify that these requirements satisfy Weapon System performance parameter criteria.

The candidate will be expected to work independently, take responsibility, and have the aptitude to provide insight to system level problems and propose solutions. The selected individual must possess the ability to present technical problems and status to the customer, have a positive attitude and be able to effectively multitask in a fast-paced work environment.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or other related science with at least two (2) years related work experience
  • Candidate must be eligible to obtain a DoD Security Clearance
  • Knowledge of ASME Y14.5 and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Demonstrated experience presenting technical information
  • Ability to work well as a member of a team or independently
  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office
Ability and willingness to travel

Preferred Skills and Education
  • Master's degree in Engineering or other related science.
  • Education/Training/Certification related to Model Based Systems Engineering or Systems Engineering in general
  • Active DOD Security Clearance
  • Demonstrated experience in Test and Evaluation methodologies including test planning, execution and reporting
  • Demonstrated experience in system/subsystem level testing
  • Experience in requirements development and analysis
  • Experience in test procedure development
  • Experience in research, problem solving, and data analysis
  • Experience in Statistics & Probability, Metrology, and Interpreting Design Drawings
  • Knowledge of Coordinate Measurement Machines, LASER trackers and scanners
  • Knowledge of CAD/CAM/3D Modeling
  • Experience with SpatialAnalyzer, Geomagic or other related analysis software
  • Proficiency with MS Project
  • Experience with Navy weapons systems, Strategic Systems Programs (SSP), or NAVSEA
  • Current D-5 TRIDENT SWS Technical / Operational Knowledge
  • Current OHIO / Vanguard Class knowledge
  • Experience working within the SSP Test Program
Field site experience supporting the SSBN Test Program Experience using IBM Rational DOORS

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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