Principal Engineer - Systems with Security Clearance

Employer
BAE Systems
Location
Broomfield, Colorado
Posted
Apr 20, 2024
Closes
May 01, 2024
Ref
2749723366
Discipline
Engineering
Position Type
Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Description US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED Come join our growing Radio Frequency (RF) team! We are currently recruiting for a Principal Engineer for the Payload Engineering group with a focus on RF sensing technologies for space payload applications. Come use your technical expertise to help us design and build the next generation of RF payloads! 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:
Evaluate RF sensing payloads and technology, develop or leverage company or subcontractor technologies and sensors as an offering for the identified opportunities.
Provide leadership, knowledge, strategies, and technology forecasts commensurate with company financial and strategic plans relative to RF sensing payload technology.
Support activities surrounding pursuit of pathfinder, payload technology and mission-level opportunities and subsequent identification and execution of new business within the RF sensing mission area.
Support capture activities to include coordination with company business development personnel, management of personnel in the development of technology solutions in response to stated customer needs, development/execution of capture plans and strategies, and customer relationship management.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the customer, industry partners, department, Strategic Business Unit/Strategic Capabilities Unit and the Company.
Foster innovative design approaches and rapid prototyping for emerging technologies within company procedures and policies.
Responsible for developing and executing IRAD strategy related to RF sensing systems with National Intelligence Solutions.
Lead architecture development for emerging RF sensing payloads.
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 three or more 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 working with DOD and/or IC technical support contractors and program technical representatives.
Experience as a technical lead on RF sensing payloads, architectures, and development programs.
Experience with rapid prototyping and/or hardware demonstrations.
Experience with scoping and executing internal research and development programs.
Solid technical competence in space-based RF sensing payloads is required. Experience in supporting DoD and/or IC proposals.
Experience operating within classified program environments. Must be a superb presenter with documented presentation experience to grow new business opportunities.
Excellent communication and technology evaluation skills.
Must have demonstrated excellent leadership and interpersonal skills in relevant technical environments.
A current, active TS/SCI security clearance is required. Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills BS degree or higher in Engineering, Math, Physics or related field preferred. MS degree preferred.
Preferred experience: 5-10 years with RF sensing payload and mission architecture for the intelligence community. 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.