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Lead Systems Engineer

San Diego, CA, USA | BAE Systems

  • Industry:
    Airlines/Aviation/Aerospace
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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BAE Systems is looking for an experienced Systems Engineer to work on a multi-disciplinary team in an Agile, fast-paced development environment. The qualified candidate will support the development and implementation of an extensible software framework for integration of tools capable of mission data processing in a Cloud environment. 


The Lead SE coordinates across the internal program and works with the Chief Engineer to realize down and in allocation of work efforts to the program team, and works with the Program SE to plan agile epics, features, and stories for execution. In addition, the Lead SE develops plans and schedules in concert with the entire team; coordinates and executes work to accomplish program objectives and deadlines; proactively works with the Chief Engineer and project team to meet intermediate and overall schedule milestones; considers needs of the team to plan overall work and prioritize work product completion; and supports customer meetings and briefings as requested by the Chief Engineer.


Position may require occasional business travel to customer locations in support of product demonstrations and customer meetings. 


Typical Education & Experience 

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 10 years work experience or equivalent experience


Required Skills and Education 

-Bachelor of Science degree in engineering/technical discipline, and 10+ year(s) related experience or equivalent experience, training and/or certifications

-Proficient in requirements identification, analysis, documentation, and tracking

-Proficient analyzing customer needs, and identifying user stories and technical tasks to achieve various Agile objectives and iterative development schedules 

-Proficient with system integration and test 

-Ability to apply advanced technical principles, theories and concepts

-Ability to develop improved methods to increase program efficiency 

-Familiar with enterprise processes and architecture conventions

-Experience with classified information systems architecture

-Team oriented individuals

-Demonstrated leadership skills (supervisory experience, building teams, mentoring, building customer relationships)

-Ability to negotiate effectively with higher level managers, functional managers, customers, industry partners, and teammates

-Motivated self-starter with good problem solving skills, judgment, and analytical capability

-Strong oral and written communications skills 

-Strong planning and organizational skills 


Preferred Skills and Education 

-5 + years of IC 3 enterprise SE experience

-Proficiency with UML/SysML modeling tools such as Enterprise Architect, System Architect, etc.

-Proficiency with configuration management tools (e.g. Subversion, Git, etc.) 

-Experience with DevOps tools and processes 

-Experience with Cloud computing environments ( e.g., AWS, Azure)

-Experience estimating, planning, executing engineering activities

-Experience developing proposals, ECPs, and whitepapers focused on new business 

-Knowledge of open, standards-based architectures, interfaces and geospatial data

-Working knowledge of ITW/AA operations and certifications

-Familiarity with DoDAF

-International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) certification (e.g., CSEP, ESEP) 


Additional desired skills include:

-10+ years as a Security experience with ICD 503 RMF approvals 

-Proficient in requirements identification, analysis, documentation, and tracking

-Proficient with test on a UNIX or Linux platform

-Familiar with Cloud computing environments such as AWS 

-Ability to participate in analyzing customer needs, and identifying user stories and technical tasks to achieve various Agile objectives and iterative development schedules 

-Ability to use statistical analysis methods and tools 

-Ability to work with customers in a dynamic environment 

-Ability to develop improved methods to increase program efficiency 

-Team player with a proactive attitude and the ability to be productive in a dynamic/collaborative environment (e.g., open seating arrangement)

-Strong oral and written communications skills

-Ability to apply advanced technical principles, theories and concepts.

-Proficiency with MS Office applications


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