Principal Engineer - OPIR Focus - Temporary Part-Time with Security Clearance

Employer
BAE Systems
Location
Boulder, Colorado
Posted
May 24, 2024
Closes
May 29, 2024
Ref
2765110228
Discipline
Engineering
Position Type
Engineer
Specialty
Other
Hours
Part Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Description US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED

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 OPIR (Overhead Persistent Infrared) signal and image processing.
Characterize remote sensing sensors and the impact on target detection and classification.
Enhance, test, and evaluate algorithms to detect, track, characterize, and exploit weak signals.
Apply rigorous statistical methods and analysis to ensure findings are complete and accurate.
Provide specific technical expertise, perform high-level analytical assignments.
Implement algorithms in high-level scientific computing languages.
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.Off-Site Work Environment: This position may be performed working primarily remotely. Travel/commute to various company and/or customer locations at time when not "home based" may be required. Working Conditions:
This is a temporary part-time position - 15-25 hours per week.
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.Hourly Rate: $74.04 - $93.51 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 analyzing data from OPIR sensors is required.
Experience and understanding of the Space Based IR Sensor design and operation is required.
Understanding of the raw data formats produced by SBIRS is also required.
Past experience developing SBIRS sensor simulations is required.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 writing software to read and parse SBIRS sensor data is highly desirable. 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. Temporary employees generally are not eligible for BAE Systems benefits, but can elect to participate in the 401(k) savings plan. Temporary employees working 20+ hours per week are eligible for medical benefits, the employee assistance program, and business travel accident insurance. 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.