Engineer Principal - Analog and Power Design with Security Clearance

BAE Systems
Westminster, Colorado
Apr 08, 2024
May 01, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
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:
Responsible for system and detailed circuit development, modeling, and simulation for high reliability electronic systems. Primary focus on power supply, general analog, and mixed signal electronics.
Perform detailed analyses including power dissipation and consumption, stability, reliability, and risk mitigation.
Work with Parts Engineers to select and approve EEE components to meet program requirements.
Work closely with PWB packaging and layout engineers.
Interface with Systems Engineers and Mil-Std documentation to define derived functional and performance requirements.
Define and implement test and verification methodology at the board level and provide support at the box level during environmental test.
Provide technical guidance and review of qualification testing.
Lead resolution of hardware anomaly root cause and corrective action investigations at the board and box levels.
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 12 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.
Experience with analog electronic circuit design, electronic systems, as well as related software.
Well versed in circuit-level switch mode power supply design and analog electronics using DC-DC converter ICs, op-amps, MOSFETs, and data converters.
Solid grasp of EMI/EMC concepts including system level grounding and shielding.
Experience with circuit analysis tools such as LTspice and P-spice.
Hands-on test experience in a lab environment using test equipment such as a DMM, Oscilloscope, Pulse generator, current probe, Spectrum Analyzer, etc.
Good communication skills, as well as presentation skills.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 Understanding of and experience with buck, boost, fly back, forward converters is a plus.
Space or military design experience highly desired, but not required.
Experience with Mil-Std-704, Aircraft Electronics Power Characteristics specification and test is a plus.
Design experience with high power pulsed loads is a plus.
Design of analog control electronics and precision instrumentation experience is preferred.
Experience with Schematic capture tools - Mentor, OrCad Cadence is preferred.
Experience designing mixed signal analog/digital/FPGA electronics is a plus. Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $154000 - $194500 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.