Associate Project Engineer - Space Vehicle Simulators with Security Clearance

Employer
BAE Systems
Location
Boulder, Colorado
Posted
Apr 08, 2024
Closes
May 01, 2024
Ref
2743660124
Discipline
Engineering
Position Type
Engineer
Specialty
Other
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Description US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED

Reporting to the Manager of Space Vehicle Simulators, this position has responsibility for leading, managing, and monitoring simulator development on a specific spacecraft program. 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: Provide a dedicated interface to a spacecraft program including the customer, peer subsystems and program management.
Maintain cost and schedule baselines with the program including earned value & contract changes.
Facilitate simulator presentations at PDR/CDR as well as business reviews (IBR/BMR) and status at PMR and other internal and external program forums.
Support simulator activities throughout the lifecycle of programs including proposals, design, production, acceptance and on orbit operations.
Develop requirements, verification and validation products necessary to sell off simulators for both internal and customer contract deliverables.
Coordinate program specific needs and resolve cost/schedule/technical issues to the satisfaction of all users.
Coordinate with the program's flight subsystems to integrate software and/or hardware components into a cohesive spacecraft simulation.
Proactively identify customer needs and find ways to make simulators part of the solutions to their problems.
Provide early identification of issues that would prevent simulators from meeting both their requirements and the customer's expectations.
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. Required Education, Experience, & Skills BS degree or higher 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 clearance is required.
Software project management experience on Agile teams.
Familiarity with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).
Cost Account Management experience.
Developing leadership and management skills for large and small projects.
Excellent communication skills are essential, including the ability to understand the customer's needs and provide clear communication of proposed solutions to both company management and the customer. Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Experience in software engineering or space hardware is desired, including, but not limited to: Systems architectures, including both space and ground segments; flight systems design, systems engineering, as well as integration and test. Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $111000 - $137500 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.