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BAE Systems

DF/Geolocation Systems Engineer Part Time



Part Time

On Site


Nashua, New Hampshire, United States

Job Description Because of the need for consistent, in-person collaboration and/or the requirement to perform all work onsite due to the nature of this particular role, it will be performed 100% on site. This means work will be conducted on location at a BAE Systems facility 100% of the time. This is a part time position for a desired schedule of >30 hrs per week.

BAE Systems is developing advanced Electronic Support Measures (ESM) and Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) systems in support of the Electronic Warfare (EW) and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) business areas. These systems are installed across a wide variety of platforms and serve multiple purposes such as situational awareness and intelligence gathering which generally requires the precision geolocation of emitters. The Direction Finding and Geolocation Capability Group is a cross-functional multi-disciplinary team which provides engineering talent, technical expertise and new technology and research to the BAE Systems Electronic Systems Defense Sector.

The Direction Finding and Geolocation Capability Group is looking for an experienced engineer to work as part of a high impact, technically oriented team developing and integrating algorithms to DF and geolocate communication and radar signals. The work will include individual technical contribution on a related range of programs and internal research projects involving the simulation, design, development, test, documentation and deployment of signal processing algorithms for radiolocation.

Technical Responsibilities:
This position will involve leadership opportunities in this expanding high technology group developing new and enhanced geolocation techniques. The candidate will be expected to lead a small group and/or be a contributor on a given program or group of programs containing DF/Geo content. Develop detailed technical computer simulations for complex DF/Geo algorithms and array signal processing. The work will involve contributing to group initiatives such as internal research and development, providing innovation and experience to solve complex engineering problems, simulation tool development as well as guiding and mentoring less experienced engineers and other program personnel.

Other Responsibilities:
Prepare and present technical presentations to peers, senior leaders and customers. Support business development efforts. Generate novel ideas and contribute to proposal efforts.

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 development opportunities, your chances to grow are limitless.

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

#ESPT Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Technical Skills/Experience (at least three required): Modeling and simulation, signal processing, direction finding, array calibration, geolocation, data association, Kalman filtering, tracking, statistics and computational electromagnetic modeling.
  • Understands advanced radar, EW and/or SIGINT system principles and operation to include antenna and array topology, interferometry, beamforming, TDOA, FDOA, communication signals, radar signals, RF propagation, RF link analysis, co-site and co-channel interference.
  • Strong computer skills for modeling, simulation, analysis, data reduction, and visualization as well as preparing appropriate reports and technical documents: MATLAB, Simulink, Python, MS Word/Excel/Powerpoint/Project/Visio, etc…
  • Excellent problem solving skills, judgment, and analytical capability, along with follow-up and mentoring skills.
  • Position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance at the Secret level or higher which requires U.S. citizenship.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with excellent written and oral presentation skills for interfacing and coordinating with company personnel, internal and external customers, suppliers and other performers.
  • Ability to work independently in an engineering development environment.

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.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.