BAE Systems ASE Principal Investigator in San Diego, California

Job Description

If you are an innovative, experienced, and motivated engineer who loves to pioneer new technology through research and development, BAE Systems has a unique career opportunity for you. We are seeking a talented individual to lead Independent Research and Development projects.

  • Advanced Solutions Engineering (ASE) at BAE Systems drives advanced research and development efforts using technologies such as cloud computing, machine learning, and cybersecurity to address our customers most pressing problems in the domain of geospatial intelligence

  • We embrace change, anticipate evolving technologies, and collaborate with universities and research labs to develop engineering discriminators and acquire new business opportunities.

  • As a Principal Investigator, you will be empowered to lead IR&D projects consisting of highly dedicated, bright engineers. You will have the opportunity to promote innovation and design novel solutions. You will assess complex program missions, user needs, and operational objectives to identify capability gaps and drive the development of their solutions.

  • You will engage with cross-functional teams including engineering, business development, program management, and operations to support new business captures and proposals in shaping technical solutions and requirements.

  • You will apply your in-depth knowledge and experience of highly sophisticated software applications and steer your team s technical design and development decisions.

  • As a member of ASE, you will work across many US DoD and IC mission areas and interface with customers and senior leadership of applicable programs.

  • BAE Systems has a long history of delivering innovative and advanced technical solutions for the United States DoD and Intelligence Communities. We are looking for an experienced leader to advance and demonstrate our capabilities to address our customers new and emerging needs.

Typical Education & Experience

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

Required Skills and Education

  • Ability to innovate, evaluate and research new technologies while staying abreast of industry trends.

  • Effectively lead and manage a team of engineers in a fast-paced environment through all phases of the project lifecycle to include planning, execution, and reporting.

  • Ability to mentor a multi-disciplinary team of engineers to innovate engineering discriminators ranging from concept generation to prototypes.

  • Experience in preparing project cost-estimates and managing projects to completion within budget and schedule constraints.

  • The ability to engage constructively with peers and with all levels of management to communicate the technical approach, trade-offs, and technical decisions.

  • Demonstrated experience achieving results through proactive collaboration outside of the organization.

  • Understanding and application of modern software development and systems engineering practices, design principles, techniques, and technologies.

  • Bachelor degree in relevant field.

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Knowledge of DoD acquisition and familiarity with Government RFPs and RFIs.

  • Experience with software-based systems for Geospatial Intelligence.

  • Ability to identify funding opportunities and engage potential funding resources.

  • Good communication skills, including the ability to describe complex technical solutions through effective graphics and clear, succinct writing.

  • Recent experience working with DoD or Intelligence Community customers.

  • Active or recent TS/SCI clearance.

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

ASE Principal Investigator

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