Project Engineer I - Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis Lead with Security Clearance

BAE Systems
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Jun 20, 2024
Jul 18, 2024
Position Type
Engineer, Manager / Leader
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: Lead small teams of analysts, software developers, modelers and other researchers to develop and operate state-of-the-art modeling tools to evaluate emerging and conceptual laser technologies. Responsible for technical leadership and programmatic management; technical customer interactions and communications; project planning, monitoring, and execution; and all aspects of project document and communications. Participate as individual contributor providing unique technical contributions to the project goals.
Develop assessment or analyses methodologies, usually anchored to empirical data and theory, in a coordinated fashion with collaborating theorists, experimentalists, first-principal computational scientists, or other researchers to quantify the performance of a conceptual or real technology system under study.
Provide detailed explanation and proper interpretation of study results through technical briefings and reports to stakeholders, peer groups and decision makers.
Lead or contribute to the gathering and organization of critical information to support analytical studies and simulations.
Meet with internal and external customers and project collaborators to obtain feedback, goals, schedules, budgets and other critical information to produce desired project results within resource constraints.
Track project technical performance against cost and schedule and make adjustments necessary to successful complete project goals.
Provide and communicate both technical and programmatic status via periodic contractual reporting requirements.
Promote development of a strong team by participation in key aspects of the project and mentoring more junior team members.
When delegating assignments, establish clear expectations by providing well-defined tasks with clear entrance/exit criteria, due dates, and associated budgets.
Generate cost estimates for proposed modeling, simulation and analysis efforts.
Support business development opportunities as needed.
Develop new capabilities that enhance department offerings to current and potential customers.
Develop detailed development schedules and manage team activities to meet delivery milestones.
Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills and ability to lead group discussions.
Work with classified information, which requires thorough knowledge of DoD procedures for the proper usage and safeguarding of classified information.
Provide timely feedback to team members about his/her performance. Seek opportunities to recognize outstanding performance via the Employee Recognition Process. Address poor performance appropriately.
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 8 or more years of 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 in Modeling, Simulation and Analysis.
Demonstrated experience in team leadership and project management.
Experience operating within classified program environments.
Excellent presentation skills and written communication skills.
Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal 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 Advanced degree.
Degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, or related technical field.
A current, active Top Secret security clearance. Near-term eligibility required.
Solid programmatic background with government or industry. Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $137500 - $173500 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.