BAE Systems Systems Engineer - RF, Modeling, and Simulation in Merrimack, New Hampshire

Job Description

FAST Labs is the research and development arm of BAE Systems. We are seeking an individual with demonstrated leadership skills working with multi-functional teams in a fast paced DARPA environment. Candidates must possess strong organizational and presentation skills and possess a good background in signal processing, troubleshooting, and fault isolation abilities. Much of the work will be performed in the context of small teams consisting of other engineers and academically strong assistant researchers. Will be expected to prepare documentation for system designs and architectures in accordance with established systems development processes and procedures. Verifies and validates aspects of system designs to ensure conformance with functional specifications and customer requirements. Potentially develops and analyzes complex systems solutions.

Position may function within one primary discipline, or may have broader exposure to interdisciplinary work. Position functions across multiple related projects. Work performed is considered moderately complex within the spectrum of the discipline and in many cases takes into account concepts from other disciplines. Exercises some discretion and independent judgment in project work. Will be expected to independently develop novel approaches to assignments. Will be expected to mentor and guide engineers in activities, and conversely will be mentored by subject matter experts to expand domain knowledge.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

An active US Secret clearance and Top Secret eligibility is required.

Systems Engineering (need experience in at least half of below, or expertise in a few of below):

  • Algorithms Development

  • Architecture Design

  • Data Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation

  • Dynamic Requirements Management

  • Integration and Testing

  • System Analysis

  • Verification Validation

Preferred Skills and Education

An active US Top Secret clearance, and SCI eligibility is also strongly desired. Solid military or commercial development experience. Experience with US Department of Defense product development. Experience with design, development, and field testing systems for the US Government/DARPA.

RF Engineering (desire experience in any/all below):

  • Ability to perform complicated Link Budget Analysis along with sophisticated channel modeling

  • Design ability in RF Front End electronics, e.g. tunable band-pass, notch, PSs, LNAs, etc.

  • Ability to determine RFFE/RFIC performance and noise sources, e.g. NF, spurs, IP3, SFDR, etc.

  • Aperture understand and installation and configuration challenges for airborne, vehicular, ground, and human mounting

  • Detailed Size, Weight, Power and Cost trade space analysis

  • Spectrum utilization for entire EM

  • Understanding of Line-of-sight, BLOS, SATCOM, MIMO RF propagation

  • Applications to Comms, Radar, EW, ESM, SIGINT, etc. domains (should be able to move fluently between domains without difficulty)

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

Systems Engineer - RF, Modeling, and Simulation

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