ICBM Systems Engineer - Test


Job Description

BAE Systems is looking for a qualified Systems Engineer to join our team for an exciting opportunity supporting sustaining efforts for the Minuteman III (MMIII) Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) weapon system. The successful candidate will be an integral part of a highly-skilled team that supports the government's Test Managers in functioning as direct and matrixed Test Managers to MMIII acquisition and sustainment programs.

The ICBM System Program Office must ensure a safe, secure, and reliable Minuteman III weapon system as required by the war fighter (Air Force Global Strike Command) through 2040.

The position is located at Hill AFB, Utah. US citizenship status is required.

Why BAE Systems? BAE Systems is the third largest defense contractor in the world with an exceptional, mission-focused culture. The 800+ BAE Systems employees and sub-contractors located at Hill Air Force Base, Utah are closely aligned to the United States Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center. We support the Center in sustaining the existing Minuteman III (MM III) weapon system and acquiring its replacement, the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD). We are a uniquely-valued mission partner delivering daily technical excellence and innovative solutions to our government customers. BAE Systems has earned accolades as a "Top Workplace" in Utah based on employee feedback for three consecutive years, earning special distinction for providing a healthy work-life balance for our valued employees. We work very hard to ensure this is a great place to work!

Why Utah? You've got to see it to believe it! Utah is an amazing state with diverse geography, an eclectic culture and an exceptional quality of life. We are located north of Salt Lake City at the foot of the beautiful Wasatch Mountains. The area offers an incredible range of outdoors pursuits across the seasons including hiking, climbing, hunting, fishing, camping, boating and world-class skiing at resorts that hosted the 2002 Winter Olympics. The state is home to five amazing National Parks and an easy drive from two more; Grand Teton and, famously, the first National Park in the world, Yellowstone. The Salt Lake City area offers a vast array of cultural activities and businesses including multiple professional sports teams. It is a western states hub for exceptional, cutting-edge medical care with people traveling from across the region for a range of nationally renowned specialty care centers and doctors. The Salt Lake International Airport is expanding and offers easy, direct access to just about anywhere you want to fly.



Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • 3+ years (2+ with a Master's degree) of related experience
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering from an ABET accredited program. Will also consider Mathematics or Physics..
  • Excellent cognitive, communication (written and spoken), and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance. The criteria for obtaining and holding a clearance are driven by US government requirements. You must be a US citizen to obtain a security clearance.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills with customers, suppliers, and company personnel.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high standards of integrity, even under pressure.


Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Minuteman III Weapon System and/or Test & Evaluation experience.
  • Attention to detail, including good time management and organization skills.
  • Experience creating professional documents, presentations and spreadsheets with MS Office.
  • Possess a current Secret security clearance or higher, preferred but not required to start.


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.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), 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 do-from 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.

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.