Engineer Associate - ESTE Systems with Security Clearance

BAE Systems
Boulder, Colorado
May 23, 2024
May 31, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

Are you eager to learn how to test satellites? This is a position with an opportunity to launch your career with the newly acquired BAE Systems Space and Mission Systems sector. Our Electrical Special Test Equipment (ESTE) department is looking for an individual to work alongside others in developing electrical test equipment for spacecraft missions. You will receive hands on mentoring in designing test sets which will be used to validate C&DH, ADCS, EPDS, Thermal, and Propulsion systems for our space vehicles. We support a wide portfolio of space vehicle missions, from exciting NASA programs to vitally important earth imaging, climate monitoring, and national defense payloads. As an associate engineer in this role, you will be given the opportunity to explore multiple engineering disciplines in the first few years of your career. Typically, electrical design, mechanical design, system harness development, software tool chain development, and automated test procedure development and execution are focuses of engineers in this department. This will be your opportunity to try different engineering disciplines in a fast-paced environment and write your future as an Aerospace Engineer in Colorado. 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:
Develop CAD models of electronics designs and generate cable designs, schematics, wire lists and detailed and assembly drawings.
Draw system level Cable Interconnect Diagrams (CIDs).
Develop bill of materials product structures and identify and manage long lead procurements.
Specify connector pinouts and mil-standard part numbers in interface control documents (ICDs)
Work with production planners and assembly technicians to resolve issues during fabrication cycle.
Run automated certifications of our test racks.
Report status of tasks being worked and learn how to overcome obstacles that are preventing progress.
Network with co-workers in order to understand the expertise of colleagues who can provide consultation for problem solving.
Establish and maintain reuse standards of common electrical test equipment.
Learn to leverage heritage designs in order to save schedule and cost when appropriate.
Review, understand and help derive requirements for the ESTE which is being designed.
Audit database of existing capital property for proper naming, part numbers, and ownership.
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 related technical field is required.
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.
Proficiency in one or more of the following tools is required:
Other schematic capture programs
Other 3-D modeling programs
Excellent communication skills and the ability to exercise them in a technical environment.
Solid hands-on design and troubleshooting ability is essential.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 Experience with AGILE PDM tool.
Skilled in Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) per ASME Y14.5M.
Spacecraft cable and wire harness design experience.
Full lifecycle (design, manufacturing, & test procedure) development. Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $75500 - $93750 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.