BAE Systems FAST Labs Systems Engineering Lead in Merrimack, New Hampshire

Job Description

BAE Systems FAST Labs is currently searching for a System Engineering Lead to support the testing of complex Electronic Warfare and EO/IR systems. Successful candidate is able to define requirements and allocate requirements to various function based upon customer defined statement of work (SOW).

If you are a technology driven individual who loves to develop cutting edge systems, this is the career opportunity for you. The FAST Labs business area is the innovative research and development engine within the Electronic Systems (ES) Sector of BAE Systems that helps drive research efforts for leading academic and DoD research organizations by iteratively building systems and demonstrations that show customers what is possible. FAST Labs matures those research prototypes into differentiators for ES which has products fielded everywhere from the depths of the Earth s oceans to outer space.

Many engineers at FAST Labs have made significant contributions to projects for the nation's most prestigious research organizations including DARPA, Army Research Labs, NRL, and Air Force Research Labs.

Systems Engineering Lead Systems Engineering Lead will work with cross-functional teams. As the Systems Engineering Lead, you will provide the program team with the overall process and technical leadership. You will be responsible for establishing the detailed subsystem, safety, and architecture requirements as well as detailed design tasks that are required to meet the overall system and customer requirements within the constraints of the contract (e.g. SOW). You will work hand in hand with other functional leads for the overall execution and leading execution of the system design tasks.

The candidate will be expected to work independently, take responsibility and have the aptitude to provide insight to system level problems and to proposed 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 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Active Secret security clearance is required

  • Bachelor s Degree in Electrical engineering or other related science at least five (8 ) years related work experience

  • Experience in requirements development and analysis

  • Experience in research, problem solving, and analytical analysis

  • Demonstrated experience presenting technical information to customers and other contractors

  • Able to work well as a member of a team or independently

  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills

  • Primary ownership of systems development processes

  • Provide systems team members with technical and process guidance as it pertains to requirements management, hardware/software integration, and systems testing

  • Support the development and review of systems/hardware requirements decomposed from customer specifications

  • Coordinate with systems and hardware teams to understand the cross-functional requirements and constraints

  • Assess design maturity and reviewing technical risk

  • Participate in design reviews

  • Drive new product introduction, value engineering, and production support projects

  • Create complex sub-system trade studies, algorithms, and error budgets

  • Utilize appropriate Lean Product Development tools to support cost-effective technical solutions with a heavy focus on platform design, reuse, and knowledge management

  • Support project planning efforts and ensure execution of schedule and budget

  • Creation and review of engineering documentation

  • Conduct trade studies

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Experience in development of EO/IR sensors and systems experience

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

FAST Labs Systems Engineering Lead


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