BAE Systems Lead Electrical Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama

Job Description

Senior Principal Electrical Engineer to support the Precision Guidance and Sensing Solutions Product Line within the Survivability, Targeting and Sensing Solutions Business Area.

This position is for a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer to provide technical expertise of anti-missile seekers for missile defense applications. Required skills include electrical/electronic design from electrical system architecture to detailed circuit design. A broad knowledge of all hardware technologies needed for a complete seeker electrical subsystem, including knowledge of opto-electronics, Digital Signal Processors (DSP), A/D and D/A conversion, FPGA based signal processing techniques, motor control, power distribution, inertial measurement and Circuit Card Assembly (CCA) design, test and troubleshoot is desired.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to derive electrical subsystem requirements from system level and/or customer specifications to create electronic system architectures that optimize Size, Weight, Power and Cost (SWAP-C), and to realize these designs through collaboration with other project team members to create producible and reliable products. The candidate will work closely with Systems Engineering to determine the initial payload architecture and provide technical, cost, and schedule oversight to the electrical team throughout hardware development from conceptual design through product qualification and delivery.

Key Responsibilities

Architect electrical design concepts in support of Business Area (BA) needs

Provide technical, cost and schedule oversight to a team of electrical engineers during product development and qualification

Participate in product design reviews as both an technical assessor and presenter

Review and/or develop requirement specifications for Circuit Card Assemblies, FPGAs, and subcontracted electrical assemblies.

Provide customer technical support

Typical Education & Experience

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

Required Skills and Education

Circuit analysis, including component derating, signal integrity, logic compatibility, and power analysis (component, CCA, and system)

Circuit simulation tools

Schematic capture and circuit board layout tools

Technical presentation, communication and writing skills

Active Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Skills and Education

Master's Degree (M.S.E.E.)

Familiar with Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

Familiarity with Model-Based Engineering (MBE)

Experience with failure analysis of high-reliability electronic assemblies

Matlab and Simulink


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

Lead Electrical Engineer


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