Program Quality Engineer II


Job Description
Join the BAE Systems Countermeasures and ElectroMagnetic Attack Solutions (CEMA) Team! As the world innovator in compact Electronic Warfare systems and technology, BAE Systems Countermeasures and ElectroMagnetic Attack Solutions (CEMA) has rewarding project technical opportunities that are right for you! Engineers in CEMA work on the world's most advanced electronics to create systems that protect our warfighters. In CEMA, you'll be among the brightest minds, working on the aerospace and defense industry's most difficult problems. Drawing strength from our differences, we're innovating for the future, and you can, too. We put our customers first - exemplified by our missions: "We Protect Those Who Protect Us®" and "We Innovate for Those Who Move the World(tm). Come build your career with BAE Systems' Threat Detection Solutions (TDS) Team, delivering and supporting products that protect those who protect us!

This position will be located at one of our state-of-the-art BAE Systems facilities in Merrimack, NH. The Quality Engineer is responsible for program quality responsibilities to assure that the products or services meet the established standards of quality including reliability, usability and performance including customer and regulatory requirements review, estimating quality costs in support of programs, and execution of root cause/corrective action investigations and continuous improvement activities. This will include the entire program life cycle (Proposal, Design, Production, Services, and Sustainment). This role includes hardware and software quality experience and expertise, with emphasis on software quality-related activities.

This individual needs to have solid communications skills as well as having the ability to engage across all levels of the organization in building effective relationships.

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



Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or 6 years of experience in lieu of degree
  • Software and Hardware Quality experience in commercial, automotive, or aerospace & defense hardware and software technology with emphasis on Software Quality skills
  • Experience with CMMI Software Quality Assurance Requirements
  • Strong Collaborative skills both within and external to the Quality Function
  • Able to read and comprehend drawings, specifications and contract requirements.
  • Ability to drive successful completion of Root Cause, Corrective and Preventive Actions
  • Self-motivated and able to manage daily priorities with minimal oversight and direction


Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • ASQ Certification: CQE/CQA
  • Green Belt/Black Belt Certified
  • Experience with AS9100, PPV/AS9102 FAI, and AS9145/PPAP
  • Experience with a Quality Improvement Program (Zero Defect, Lean Six Sigma, Operational Excellence, etc..)
  • Ability to devise sampling procedures and directions for recording and reporting quality data
  • Perform and Document internal audits and other quality assurance activities
  • Ability to effectively teach/communicate quality principles and program requirements to non-quality personnel
  • Ability to create and manipulate Pivot tables and analyze data
  • Secret Clearance or ability to attain
  • Experience using TipQA or other Quality Databases
  • Plan, conduct and monitor testing and inspection of materials and products to ensure finished product quality


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.