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STAFF CONSULTANT - SPACE VEHICLE LEAD & PRODUCT LINE MANAGER WITH SECURITY CLEARANCE

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

Job Description:

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Join the Space Vehicle Engineering team - 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. We're seeking an engineer with Spacecraft/Space Vehicle experience who can act as a Space Vehicle Lead and Product Line Manager responsible for overseeing the development, production, and lifecycle management of our BCP-300 spacecraft product line. The ideal candidate will be a proven space systems leader, capable of evolving this proven platform to enable multiple customers' mission needs in an increasingly competitive market. This is a challenging, fast-paced job which will be exciting and highly gratifying for the successful candidate. 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 a cross-functional team to drive execution and design efficiency through evolution of BAE's proven BCP-300 platform to lower cost and reduce schedule. * Apply product line engineering practices and tools (e.g., Agile, Scrum, roadmap planning, phase-out strategies, etc.) to maximize reuse and manage supported spacecraft configurations.
* Apply design-for-manufacturing and design-for-test principles for multi-unit build.
* Work collaboratively across internal organizations, including manufacturing, supply chain, mission assurance and finance to establish product execution baseline.
* Work collaboratively with our space systems business unit leadership to understand needs, emerging trends, and competitive landscape for national, military, and civil mission applications to inform our spacecraft product line roadmap.
* Develop and maintain cost and schedule baseline for spacecraft product line in support of new business pursuits.
* Provide support to new business pursuits, proposals, and execution teams through a product line approach to our proven spacecraft platform.
* Work with marketing and communications team to market the developed and upcoming capabilities of the BCP-300 spacecraft product line.
* Mentor other systems engineers assigned to this team.
* Prepare and give presentations to peers, management, and customers.
* 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 16 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 security clearance is required.
* Experience making risk-based assessments in cost and schedule challenged space system design.
* Experience across space system life cycle from conceptual design through completion of Space Vehicle Assembly, Integration and Test (AI&T). * Experience with cost estimating and project schedule development.
* Effective communication skills with internal cross-functional team and to external stakeholders and customers.
* A desire to learn - our culture fosters intellectual curiosity in a highly collaborative environment.
* Superb communication and presentation skills are required. Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills * Experience with launch and on-orbit operations.
* Experience in new product development processes and project management methodologies.
* Working knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM). Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $173000 - $218000 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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