Test Engineering Team Lead - Senior Principal

Job Description

BAE Systems is looking for a Test Engineering Lead to join our Integrated Test Engineering (ITE) organization. ITE is a rapidly growing discipline within the Engineering organization with the mission to reliably deliver customer-focused, affordable test solutions which are integrated across all levels of production test. If you are energetic, forward thinking, want to make a difference in the workplace and work on exciting projects, this is the role for you.

As a Test Engineering Lead, you will use your expertise to lead teams in designing, developing and implementing production test solutions needed for our Electronic Warfare products. These test solutions include Test Stands, Interface Test Adapters (ITAs) and software for In-Process (IP), Environmental Stress Screening (ESS) and Acceptance Test Procedures (ATP) ranging from component to systems level analog, digital and RF products. This fast-paced environment needs motivated engineers with a desire to solve challenging problems.

Test Engineering Leads are responsible for leading multi-discipline engineering teams in developing and maintaining the test solution's baseline, integrating hardware and software for the test solution, and verifying the test solution's readiness to be released for use in our factories. Responsibilities include managing and reporting the team's technical, budget and schedule progress, delegating assignments, and interfacing with inter-organizational and outside customer contacts to represent the program in providing production test solutions.

In this job you will apply your skills to solve some of our biggest challenges for fielded systems including state of the art radar warning, electronic support measures, broadband electronic attack, and electronic protection. Join BAE and help us in our mission as "We protect those who protect us". We support our employees with a flexible 9/80 work schedule, technical training and career growth planning.

Typical Education & Experience

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

Required Skills and Education

•Experience leading a team of 5 or more
•Experience as a Systems or Test engineer designing and conducting performance testing of RF, Digital, Optical, or Analog products
•Possess a strong understanding of testing principles and philosophies
•Both hardware and software development experience
•Experienced with monitoring and managing budget/Cost Account Management
•Experience developing an integrated master schedule, manpower estimating and work product planning
•Takes ownership of deliverables produced and drives the team towards a high quality product
•Risk/Opportunity management

Preferred Skills and Education

•Current Secret Clearance
•High level competency with NI software development tools: LabWindows/CVI, TestStand or FlexRIO
•Knowledge of NI TestStand Process Model
•Experience updating existing production test solutions to address test reliability, test coverage or automation issues
•Ability to author and present Test Solutions at formal design reviews
•Experience performing verification activities, such as the command, control, and measurement of ancillary support equipment such as thermal chambers, product chillers, and other environmental conditioning equipment
•Have a demonstrated closure-oriented and self-directed nature
•Ability to provide technical leadership and mentor others
•Experience with LM-STAR or eCASS Automated Test Systems
•Experience with the application of industry standards related to production level testing
•Familiarity with developing Basis Of Estimates for proposal activities
•Familiarity with defense contractors or similar corporate environment

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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