Combat Systems Integration Technician


Job Description
  • Provide on-site, direct technical support to the NATO SEASPARROW Project Office (NSPO) with specific focus in the Fleet Support Division (N-20).
  • Provide oversight on development/maintenance of ESSM Block 2 Interface Documents (ICDs, IDDs, IDSs)
  • Develop and maintain ESSM Block 2 Integration Handbook
  • Provide Test Support
    • Formal Qualification Tests (FQTs), Data extract data analysis, Land Based Test Site (LBTS) testing
  • Provide general engineering support
    • Analyze system problems and make recommendations for resolution; provide explanations of system operation, review technical documents, write technical letters, coordinate / work problems with government contractors
  • Review Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs)
  • Support System & Interface Working Groups
    • System upgrades; system build definition; requirements definition; integration with Consortium countries
  • Support IPRs and QPRs
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Software and System Engineering support to the Fleet Support Division (N-20) for Evolved SEASPARROW Missile (ESSM) Block 2 Integration into the various Consortium nations Combat Systems.
  • Subject Matter Expert on the interface messages between the various Combat Systems and Launchers to ESSM Block 1 and Block 2 missiles.
  • Software and System Engineering support to N-20 for Common Missile Library (CML) Program
  • Member, CML Integrated Product Team (IPT)
  • Member, Combat System Integration (CSI) Systems Engineering (SE) IPT


Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • 3-4 year experience with naval combat systems, particularly AAW systems
  • Experience with development and maintenance of interface specifications between combat systems and weapons
  • Experience with surface to air missiles
  • Experience with requirements development, validation and verification
  • Experience with combat system integration
  • Ability to work with multiple customers
  • Ability to travel both CONUS and OCONUS
  • Current Secret (or higher) US government security clearance.


Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • 3+ years working naval combat system integration
  • Knowledge of AEGIS combat system
  • Knowledge of SSDS
  • Knowledge of weapons RF links and protocols
  • Strong written and oral communications skills


About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers 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 services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

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