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ENGINEER SENIOR - SYSTEMS, TELECOMMUNICATIONS GROUP WITH SECURITY CLEARANCE

Company: BAE Systems
Location: Boulder
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

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Join the Space Vehicle Systems Engineering Telecommunications team at SMS - a diverse group of motivated problem solvers faced with the daily challenge of ensuring communications to and from space vehicles. We're excited about the projects we're involved in and have a strong commitment to the missions we enable. Offering growth opportunities at all levels of skill and experience, we're looking for leaders and innovators who can continue our strong reputation for creativity and technical excellence, while helping to define the future of SMS. We're seeking an independent, action-oriented technical lead to support telecom subsystem design, development, integration, and test throughout the lifecycle of space vehicle (SV) development for major programs. A telecom subsystem may be an entire communications payload or a subassembly to carry tracking, telemetry, command, and instrument data between a space vehicle and relays or ground stations. Make a difference. Love what you do. Realize your full potential. 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:
* Lead the subsystem technical team (2-5 people). * Define architectures and support trade studies to appropriately scope subsystem design, assembly, integration, test, launch and early operation (LEOPS) for proposals or studies.
* Understand, define, and manage subsystem requirements.
* Understand, define, and manage internal/external interfaces.
* Report cost, schedule, and technical status to internal/external customers.
* Define, quantify, manage, and report technical risks.
* Provide and/or review engineering analyses to demonstrate adequate subsystem performance and to verify satisfaction of technical requirements (Ex: link budgets, pointing accuracy, component performance, etc).
* Support subsystem and program milestones/gates with appropriate analyses, presentations, and coordination.
* Support identification, procurement, development, test, and integration of hardware, software, and support equipment.
* Manage an incremental assembly, integration, and test strategy to adequately demonstrate subsystem compliance to requirements and interface integrity.
* Support systems-level engineering trades.
* Support LEOPS, on-orbit test, and post-delivery plans and execution. * 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 five 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.#IJS Required Education, Experience, & Skills * BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 8 or more years related experience.
* Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of 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.
* Microwave, radio frequency, and/or optical telecom hardware experience.
* Excellent customer service, accountability, professionalism, and interpersonal skills.
* Solid critical thinking skills that result in effective decision making and priority setting.
* Drive for results and executional excellence.
* Team building skills with a player/coach mindset.
* Attention to detail that leads to complete, high-quality engineering products.A security clearance or access with Polygraph is not required to be eligible for this position. However, the applicant must be willing and eligible for submission, depending on program requirements, after an offer is accepted and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance/access. Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills * Space hardware experience desired. Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $137500 - $173500 Please 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.

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