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Project Technical Lead

Merrimack, NH, USA | BAE Systems

  • Industry:
    Airlines/Aviation/Aerospace
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Project Management
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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You don t see it, but it s there. Our employees work on the world s most advanced electronics from saving emissions in the City of Lights to powering the Mars Rover to protecting the F-35 fighter jet. At Electronic Systems, you ll be among the brightest minds, working on the aerospace and defense industry s most difficult problems. 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 missions: We Protect Those Who Protect Us and We Innovate For Those Who Move The World. Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems.


The FAST Labs business area is the innovative research and development engine within the Electronic Systems (ES) Sector of BAE that helps drive research efforts for leading academic and DoD research institutions by iteratively building systems and demonstrations that show customers what is possible.


FAST Labs is seeking a Project Technical Lead for the Sensor Technology (ST) product line. ST imagines, demonstrates, and transitions new components, capabilities, and system architectures to enable systems providing critical advantages to customers.


The PTL will lead various multi-discipline engineering teams on a variety of development projects. To be successful in this role, the individual should be proficient in project scheduling and budgeting, possess sufficient technical knowledge to accurately assess project progress, identify and manage issues, risks, opportunities, and scope changes, properly balance technical schedule and budget considerations when making architecture and design decisions and conducting trade analyses.


Typical Education & Experience


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


Required Skills and Education


An active Secret Security clearance is required.


Demonstrated ability to lead a cross-functional engineering team that includes systems, mechanical, optical, electrical, and software disciplines.


Experience managing project scope (CDRLs/Requirements), schedule, budget, Risks, and deliverables.


Solid project performance management (using Microsoft Project as well as other applicable software) and reporting.


Superior communication skills with ability to act as the liaison between engineering and other functions including Program Management, manufacturing, finance, operations, customer support, etc.


Strong management skills to motivate teams to deliver outstanding results in all aspects of product development, manufacturing, and product delivery.


Preferred Skills and Education


Earn Value experience in determining schedule and cost performance.


Solid technical process development background in Lasers, EO-IR imagers, Gimbals designs.


Positive approach to new ideas and ability to think outside the box".


Product development leadership experience in defense-related products.


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