BAE Systems Test Engineer Sr (Electrical) in Rockville, Maryland

Job Description

BAE Systems is currently searching for a senior-level engineer with current or relevant experience working on the Trident II D5 Strategic Weapon System (SWS) test program, specifically integration testing of SWS subsystems.

Interested candidates must demonstrate familiarity with system integration, test and evaluation methodologies, and the ability to communicate moderate to complex concepts in a clear and concise manner. The candidate will be expected to apply knowledge of and experience with requirements definition and test engineering principles, as well as have the ability to develop system level test plans and procedures, develop and analyze system/subsystem designs, and evaluate technical reports.Typical test engineering tasks include the following:

  • Developing requirements, test plans and evaluation techniques for new emerging test programs,

  • Developing and reviewing documentation to support program needs,

  • Establishing requirements traceability and writing test procedures for new test related initiatives,

  • Supporting development of data collection and analysis strategies and associated tools,

  • Providing on-site test support during test program execution,

  • Participating in data collection and analysis,

  • Preparing test analysis reports,

  • Tracking and resolving problems found during testing,

  • Participating in process development and process reengineering initiatives,

  • Participating in research and investigationsas well as special studies,

  • Lead teams and working groups.

Specifically, this position will require participation in commonality studies as well as building and maintaining plans and milestones schedules for an emerging test programs. Tasking includes identification and definition of changes to induce test commonality and develop analysis alternatives for ship weapon system test programs. The candidate is expected to review and modify existing requirement documents or create new test plans and procedures which verify that these requirements satisfy Weapon System performance parameter criteria.

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 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Bachelor s Degree in Electrical engineering or other related science at least five (5 ) years related work experience

  • Active or ability to obtain DOD Security Clearance

  • Experience with Navy weapons systems, Strategic Systems Programs (SSP), or NAVSEA

  • Demonstrated experience in Test and Evaluation methodologies includes test planning, execution, and reporting

  • Demonstrated experience in system/subsystem level testing

  • Experience in requirements development and analysis

  • Experience in test procedure development

  • Experience in research, problem solving, and analytical analysis

  • Experience in Statistics & Probability; Signal Processing and Kalman Filtering; and Control Theory

  • Knowledge of Reliability Calculations (e.g. FMEA) and Electrical Fault Isolation

  • Experience in system analysis

  • Knowledge of Simulation Modeling and 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

  • Proficiency with MS Office and MS Project

  • Ability and willingness to travel

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Master s degree in applicable field of engineering or science and at least six (6) years of related work experience

  • Knowledge of EMI/EMC and MIL-STD-461 testing

  • Retired navy professional with Program Office Test and Evaluation experience. Prior Weapons Officer, Assistant Weapons Officer, or Weapons Department Chief experience

  • Detailed engineering knowledge of one or more of the Trident II D5 Subsystems

  • Experience working within the SSP Test Program

  • Field site experience supporting the SSBN Test Program

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:

Test Engineer Sr (Electrical)


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