BAE Systems Nuclear Hardness Systems Engineer Mid Level in Hill AFB, Utah

Job Description

BAE Systems is looking for a qualified Engineering Professional to join our team for an exciting opportunity supporting sustainment efforts for the Minuteman III (MM III) Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) weapon system. The MM III is a 1970s era weapon system and is scheduled to be retained as the United States military's prompt, global strike deterrent system until the early 2030s.

The Nuclear Hardness Engineer will augment organic resources by providing engineering expertise support to the government customer in maintaining their nuclear hardness and survivability program for the MM III weapon system in accordance with requirements detailed in Department of Defense, United States Strategic Command, and Air Force directives, manuals and instructions. To sustain the system, a number of issues associated with obsolescence of the system will be addressed. A qualified candidate will:

  • Perform professional technical analysis or design reviews on one or more complex components or functional systems of products requiring the full use and wide application of established engineering principles, theories, concepts and precedents in the field plus a working knowledge of other related disciplines.

  • Devise new techniques and approaches and provide solutions to a wide range of technical problems by drawing on his/her own areas of technical specialty and consulting with other engineering specialists for technologies where he/she does not have in-depth expertise. Make decisions based on available data, selection of materials and required parameters.

  • Evaluate plans and criteria for technical activities in his/her specialty and recommend alternatives as required to comply with customer and company obligations. May lead projects or segments of major projects responsible for achievement of schedule, cost, and technical performance objectives.

  • Review and coordinate work of team members to ensure progress is maintained to achieve specified aims; interpret and direct the preparation of data for reports on technical findings, recommendations, accomplishments and progress measured against specific plans; ensure conduct and performance of assignments is conducted as required by contractual agreements.

  • Attend conferences and meetings to represent assigned activity. Develop working group meeting agendas, prepare and consolidate briefing materials, provide meeting minutes, and draft answers to action items assigned by other agencies or organizations.

  • Review and provide assessment and assistance to programs on Nuclear Hardness and Survivability

  • Review ICBM Technical Order change recommendations, Engineering Technical Analysis Requests, and the completion of assigned action items from ICBM safety mishap investigations

  • Conduct research in areas which require a moderate level of expertise and knowledge in areas of specialization and some related fields.

This position is located at or near Hill Air Force Base, Utah.

Typical Education & Experience

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

Required Skills and Education

Required education: Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics with 3 years of directly related experience (2 years with a MS Degree) in systems integration and analysis of military hardware and systems/processes.

  • Able to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance.

  • Able to work independently and demonstrate strong initiative and an ability to organize daily tasks with minimal supervision.

  • Possess strong communication skills (oral and written) as well as the ability to interact with team members, external vendors, various levels of management and internal clients with assorted levels of computer experience.

Must have experience in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred Skills and Education

3 years of experience working with ICBMs or other nuclear systems

Experience with MATLAB or similar software and problem solving using it

Experience with analyzing Nuclear Hardness and Survivability requirements for electrical and mechanical systems

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 dofrom 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 and follow us on Facebook:

Nuclear Hardness Systems Engineer Mid Level


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