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Systems Integration & Test Engineer II - Test and Scripting - Space Vehicles

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Boulder
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED#LI-AP1Join the Space Vehicle Systems Engineering, Integration & Test (SEIT) team at BAE Systems - a diverse group of motivated problem solvers. We like to have fun and enjoy life - both at work, and in our free time. We're excited about the challenging 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 BAE Systems.Make a difference. Love what you do. Realize your full potential.We're seeking an action-oriented, intellectually curious engineer who is excited to put their potential to use testing space flight hardware. The position will be as part of a spacecraft / space vehicle test team as a test engineer, with a strong focus on writing test scripts to support flight hardware testing.As an Eng II, you will work closely with, and be mentored by, experts in the field. You may have the opportunity to lead a significant test activity on a large space vehicle program, lead a subsystem on a small to mid-size effort, or take responsibility as a shift lead during spacecraft acceptance testing.This role has the potential to grow into a position which will help define the future of scripting and test software within the Space Vehicle Test group at BAE Systems. If you enjoy Legos, writing code for your drone, playing with Linux builds, optimizing your potato cannon, hot-rodding your scooter, and have the skills to rebuild the hyperdrive of the Millennium Falcon, then this might be a good position for you.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:

  • Work in a fast-paced team environment assisting to integrate and test spacecraft hardware.
  • Work in cleanroom and lab environments to verify the hardware meets requirements and characterize / calibrate its performance.
  • Write, review, update, and execute test procedures and test scripts.
  • Work with the ground systems, simulators, flight software, and non-flight software teams to architect and design the non-flight software environment.
  • Write scripts to support the testing of space flight hardware.
  • Gain a detailed understanding of spacecraft subsystems and their operation.
  • Support space vehicle launch and commissioning campaigns.
  • Prepare technical documentation and give presentations to peers and management.
  • Collaborate with system and subsystem engineers, mission assurance, technicians, and other program personnel.
  • Use test and measurement equipment to test and troubleshoot spaceflight hardware.
  • Champion team compliance with BAE Systems software quality and version control standards
  • Maintain test logs and generate test reports.
  • 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.Note: AI&T is also known as Systems Integration and Test (SI&T), Assembly, Test and Launch Operations (ATLO), Missions Systems Integration and Test (MSIT), and other names throughout the industry.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.#IJSRequired Education, Experience, & Skills
      • BS in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 5 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.
      • A current, active TS/SCI security clearance is required.
      • Willing and able to obtain a Polygraph.
      • Experience testing and troubleshooting spacecraft, space vehicles, and their related components and systems.
      • Solid experience with scripting and programming.
      • Experience with software configuration management systems such as git and Gitlab.
      • Experience with spacecraft command and control systems, simulators, software test benches and other electrical ground support equipment.
      • Excellent communication skills are a must.
      • An attention to detail while appreciating the bigger picture of the complex and ambitious projects that we take on at BAE Systems.
      • A desire to work hands-on with critical space-flight hardware.
      • Good interpersonal skills and work well in a team environment.
      • Proficiency in MS Office tools.Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
        • Degree in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, or Physics preferred.
        • Knowledge and experience using test automation applications and tools such as Matlab is desirable.
        • Experience with Ruby or Python is desired.
        • Experience with Docker, Linux, and real-time operating systems is desired.
        • Experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery pipelines is desired.
        • Space or military experience highly desired, but not required.Don't meet all desired requirements? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. On our team, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your prior experience doesn't align perfectly with every desired qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.Pay InformationFull-Time Salary Range: $111000 - $137500Please 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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