Principal Electronic Warfare Systems Engineer


Job Description

BAE Systems is looking for an Electronic Warfare, EW, Systems Engineer that will be involved in developing, integrating and testing complex real time embedded electronic warfare systems. Motivated and positive minded engineers must hold an active United States security clearance and skilled in areas needed for cross-functional, multi-disciplinary teams. BAE Systems is focused on enhancing operational EW capabilities for a wide variety of platforms. Constituent to the EW objectives of improving air vehicle survivability and executing suppression and destruction of enemy air defenses, BAE Systems develops technology for RF sensing, signal processing, identification, detection, and geolocation of emitters.

This position will involve developing, integrating and testing new EW systems and performing systems engineering functions such as developing and managing systems level requirements, developing operational systems concepts, performing system architecture trade studies, originating design concepts or performing systems level integration and test for highly complex systems. Working in a secure lab environment.

Responsibilities may include:
1. Working on a team of engineers (Hardware, Software and Systems) on EW related programs.
2. Performing one of more of the following systems engineering functions:
a. Problem solving in a large real time complex embedded system environment

b. Interfacing with EW SME's on Modeling complex EW systems

c. Requirement analysis / management for complex Electronic Warfare system

d. Evaluate or develop complex system designs and architectures.

e. Develop Functional Performance and Qualification test plans and/or procedures

f. Write Functional Performance and Qualification test reports

g. Contributor to a major customer review (SRR, PDR, CDR, and/or TRR)
h. Performs system level integration and test for a large complex real time embedded system

BAE Systems offers competitive pay, benefits, and important work-life balance initiatives including every other Friday Off, Flextime, and Telecommuting. BAE also believes in a culture of recognition for the extraordinary contributions of our skilled employees.
Our engineers are the lifeblood of our company and we're more than 5,000 strong. With our robust offering of educational and career devel opment opportunities, your chances to grow are limitless.

*This position will be primarily on site*

* Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Ability to obtain a Secret level security clearance
  • Experience in performing integration and test on complex real time embedded system
  • Possess some EW integration and test, RF electrical troubleshooting, and fault isolation abilities
  • Some Requirements Management / Analysis experience
  • Proficiency with various types of test equipment and software packages.
  • Ability to effectively document, communicate and work with a team on designs, results, reports and presentations.
  • Ability to work independently


Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Hold an active Secret level security clearance
  • Master's Degree in Engineering
  • Reviews, develops and documents system level operational concepts and mission statements.
  • Knowledge of radar signal processing techniques
  • Understanding of radar operation and employment including cooperative engagements
  • Design knowledge of EW systems hardware as it relates to detection and countering of radar and missile systems engagement


About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve.