Threat Warning Portfolio Chief Engineer with Security Clearance

BAE Systems
Merrimack, New Hampshire
Jun 20, 2024
Jun 28, 2024
Position Type
Engineer, Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Description Because of the need for consistent, in-person collaboration and/or the requirement to perform all work onsite due to the nature of this particular role, it will be performed full-time on site. This means work will be conducted on location at a BAE Systems facility 100% of the time. To allow employees to balance their work and personal lives, we offer flexible "9/80" work schedules, where employees work nine-hour days with every other Friday off within a two-week pay period. See what you're missing. Our employees work on the world's most advanced electronics - from detecting threats for F-35 pilots to illuminating the night for soldiers. Spanning air, land, sea, and space, we are developing the technology of tomorrow, delivered today. Drawing strength from our differences, we're innovating for the future. And you can, too. Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first - exemplified by our mission: "We Protect Those Who Protect Us ." Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems. We are looking for a Chief Engineer (CE) to drive the technical direction of our Threat Warning Development portfolio within the Integrated Survivability Solutions (ISS) product line, in the Countermeasures & Electromagnetic Attack Solutions business area. As an industry leader in EO/IR and RF technologies, ISS is dedicated to advancing multi-platform detection, tracking and defeat of incoming threats to support aircraft, ground vehicle and maritime survivability. In this role, you will:
Collaborate with the customer community and internal business and engineering leadership to shape the technical strategy and direction of the Threat Warning Development portfolio.
Work with the product line technical director to develop technical roadmaps and guide internal investments and capability development to position the portfolio for future growth.
Develop trusted customer relationships that enable opportunities to shape and influence customer requirements, requests for information (RFIs) and requests for proposal (RFPs).
Participate as a key contributor to proposal activities: leading system requirements shaping, system architecture and overall technical solution definition.
Prepare and deliver technical presentations to customer and internal stakeholders.
Collaborate with individual program chief engineers within the portfolio to ensure that program execution is supporting the business strategic objectives as well as ensuring that the system(s), product(s), and service(s) we are providing are viable, fit for purpose, and will satisfy the customer's mission and requirements.
Research, analyze, and evaluate emerging technologies and tools.
Lead system architecture design and optimization activities, trade studies and analyses.
Provide mentorship to grow the next generation of chief engineers.Who you are:
You thrive in a collaborative team environment and enjoy hearing differing perspectives.
You love working with customers to understand their missions, needs and technical roadmaps.
You have technical vision and love formulating plans to achieve that vision.
You are able to distill and clearly communicate complex information.
You love finding ways to advance system technologies while meeting the customer's cost and schedule goals.
You have a passion for learning new technologies and teaching about what you know.
Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status. Required Education, Experience, & Skills Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as Engineering, Physics or a related discipline and 12+ years of engineering development experience.
At least 10 years direct engineering experience in missile warning technologies (EO/IR capabilities and development) with emphasis on current and future US Army applications.
Experience designing, building, testing, and integrating missile warning systems (applied versus theoretical).
Demonstrated experience as a technical leader.
Experience with leading/developing engineering proposals.
Strong written and verbal communication skills Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills MS in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related discipline.
Experience with US Government (US Army specifically) acquisition process.
Technology roadmap development experience.
MBSE/SysML experience specifying advanced systems architectures.
Requirements development and derivation from top-level needs down to sub-system needs
SCI Eligible
Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $147300 - $250400 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 Electronic 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. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve. Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.