BAE Systems C4ISR Technical Director in Hudson, New Hampshire

Job Description

BAE Systems is looking for a Technical Director to support our growing Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Systems Business Area. C4ISR Systems is developing innovative capabilities across the C4ISR mission domain for Advanced Analytics, Adaptive Electronic Warfare / Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) /Cyber, Combat identification, Imagery Sensing and Exploitation, Space Security, and Undersea Warfare. We are a pathfinder in our defense and intelligence markets, focused on delivering disruptive technology to give our customers the edge they need.

The Technical Director leads our team in identifying technology solutions that address our customer s most challenging C4ISR mission requirements. This position reports to the C4ISR Systems Innovation and Growth Lead and will establish and manage the technology portfolio in one or more of our key C4ISR markets. The position can be based in San Diego, CA, Hudson, NH, Greenlawn, NY, Manassas, VA, Wayne, NJ, Reston, VA, or other BAE Systems sites in the United States.

Specific responsibilities include:

Being an active partner with the business to mature technology for growth by:

  • Identifying white space opportunities for growth as well as technology gaps.

  • Engaging with business leadership to drive technology maturation in support of product roadmaps.

  • Driving product and technology roadmaps to guide investment strategies.

  • Collaborating across the business and externally to leverage technology for growth.

Lead Technology Infusion into our products by:

  • Engaging inside and outside the business to understand the current and future C4ISR missions, and relevant technology trends to predict future breakthroughs, innovation, potential partners and competitor strategies.

  • Engaging inside the business to leverage investment funds for targeted technology development to enable growth.

  • Capturing relevant Intellectual Property (IP) for the business and manage the C4ISR Systems IP portfolio.

  • Driving strategic alignment across our Sector to enable C4ISR Systems business growth.

  • Aligning technology and product roadmaps in coordination with the PL and BA leadership.

  • Driving our technology solutions organization, FAST Labs, to capture priorities that meet C4ISR Systems technology needs.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 12 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Required Education: Bachelor Degree and 12 years related Experience (Advanced Degree Preferred)

  • Minimum 5 years leading a diverse organization across multiple sites with different cultures and experience levels.

  • Minimum 10 years of collaboration and the ability to achieve goals and produce outcomes through influencing skills.

  • Ability to form a vision and implement action plans to achieve that vision.

  • Minimum 10 years of technical leadership experience and mission/domain knowledge of emerging C4ISR systems and capabilities relevant to the business.

  • Proven ability to share and transfer technology across organizational boundaries to the benefit of our customers and the business.

  • Aligned with the BAE Systems Code of Conduct.

  • Top Secret Security Clearance. TS/SCI Poly Eligible.

Preferred Skills and Education


  • Advanced Technical Degree

  • Recognized mission/technical expert in the domains pertinent to C4ISR

  • Experience in Intellectual Property Management

  • Top Secret / SCI Clearance (CI Poly)

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

C4ISR Technical Director


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