Principal Systems Engineer

Job Description
BAE Electronic Combat Systems is looking for a Principal Systems Engineer to contribute to the technical development on a program within our CEMA/ACES portfolio. As a Systems Engineer, you will work as part of a cross-functional, multi-disciplinary team to design, integrate, debug, and test our Electronic Warfare systems, Focused on delivering innovative Electronic Warfare solutions through the lifecycle of system development which includes requirements development, design analysis, and integration & test.

  • Creation and/or review of operational concepts
  • Translate requirements into system design architecture by providing systems engineering guidance for multidisciplinary design teams providing allocation of requirements to engineering disciplines
  • Research and write System Specifications for new systems
  • Creation of external and internal interface definitions
  • Creation of preliminary designs
  • Creation and/or review of algorithms
  • Creation of traceability matrix of higher level requirements to lowest level requirements
  • Participation in customer meetings
  • Participation in in-depth technical engineering analysis
  • Participation in Systems engineering trade studies on existing product technologies
  • Participation in peer reviews
  • Creation of test plans
  • Creation of test procedures and reports
  • Perform system build, integration, debugging and testing (hands-on product development)
  • Execution of Verification and Validation tests
  • Support transition from prototype to production
Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • US Citizenship required
  • Must possess an Active Secret Clearance
  • Bachelor's Degree and 4-6 years related industry experience or equivalent experience BS or MS in engineering (or math/physics) is required
  • Experience with hardware/software systems integration and troubleshooting required
  • Experience communicating technical requirements to multi-disciplinary engineering team required
  • Experience with MatLab, Mathcad or other analysis tools required
  • Excellent written and oral communications
  • Able to demonstrate ability to work both independently and in a team environment

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Experience with decomposing/deriving requirements
  • Experience with integration and test
  • Exposure to technical performance measurements
  • Exposure to identifying technical risks
  • Experience designing military products considered a plus

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
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. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' 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. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.