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Chief Systems Engineer - Principal Spacecraft Systems Engineer

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Boulder
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED#LI-SH1In this position, you will lead the space vehicle engineering team through development, test and delivery of highly capable space systems. The Space Vehicle Lead is responsible to ensure the company delivers a system that is fully compliant to our customers' technical performance specifications and meets their mission needs.The Engineering, Science and Analysis (ESA) Strategic Capabilities Unit comprises the technical talent and organizational leadership that enables the successful delivery of high-impact discriminating technologies for our customers' missions. Our collaborative, cross-functional teams are committed to innovation, integrity, continual learning and strong execution.What You'll Do:

  • As the Space Vehicle Chief Engineer on a program, you are the primary technical representative to company program office, external customers, and partners which may include payload, launch and ground systems providers.
  • Develop and manage the space vehicle technical baseline.
  • Lead preparation and execution of major design and readiness reviews.
  • Develop cost and schedule baseline for system engineering activity and capable of performing responsibilities of the cost account manager (CAM) for system engineering.
  • Provide leadership to the system engineer staff generating engineering documents including specifications, interface control documents, and test plans.
  • Work in a dynamic environment with multiple working groups, interfaces and all spacecraft subsystems.
  • Responsible for providing direction and prioritization to the space vehicle team.
  • Lead and guide mission and space vehicle level trade studies and analysis - balancing technical performance, cost and risk.
  • Technical authority for risk assessment and anomaly resolution during both I&T and on-orbit operations.
  • Participate in writing proposals and creating and delivering presentations.
  • Develop and coach systems engineers on the space vehicle team.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site three or more days each normally scheduled week in the primary work location. Travel and local commute between company campuses and other possible non-company locations may be required.Working Conditions:
    • Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or cleanroom, outdoors or remote research environment.
    • May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
    • May access other facilities in various weather conditions.Required Education, Experience, & Skills
      • BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 12 or more years related experience.
      • Each higher-level related degree, i.e., Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of related experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
      • A current, active TS/SCI CI Polygraph security clearance is required.
      • Proven success as a technical team lead with experience in all phases of execution of a space hardware program.
      • Exceptional communication skills, excellent presentation skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
      • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to effectively lead group discussions, ability to set priorities and delegate as required to meet all objectives.Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
        • Working knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM) - CAM experience.Pay InformationFull-Time Salary Range: $154000 - $194500Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.About BAE Systems Space & Mission 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.Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Space & Mission Systems is a leading provider of national defense and civil space applications, advanced remote sensing, scientific and tactical systems for the U.S. Intelligence, Department of Defense and scientific communities. We continually pioneer ways to innovate spacecraft, mission payloads, optical systems, and other defense and civil capabilities. Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, we continually discover ways to enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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