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Senior Systems Engineer

Phoenix, AZ, USA | BAE Systems

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    5-7 years
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BAE Systems is a leader in the defense industry. We currently have a need for a Senior Systems Engineer to support our various combat vehicle programs.

Note: Phoenix, Arizona is preferred location for this position but candidates from other sites will be considered.

Systems Engineer to support all systems engineering tasks such as requirements analysis, requirements development, Concept of Operations (CONOPS), cost, and risk assessments, trade studies, and document system design descriptions.


Develop component level performance specification by managing requirements in IBM Rational DOORS

Create requirements traceability in DOORS

Develop and maintain requirements compliance and supporting artifacts.

Develop interface control diagrams (ICDs) between assigned sub-system, system and components.

Develop trade studies to drive design decisions and document trade study results.

Coordinate SE activities with IPTs and Specialty Engineering POCs to help influence the design.

Provide systems engineering input to support program reviews.

Document concept design decisions and support generating system design concept descriptions and capability assessments.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Must have bachelor degree from an accredited university in engineering with the following experience:

7 Years with AA

5 Years with BS

3 Years with MS

0 Years with PhD

Have knowledge necessary to write requirements specification (subsystem and component).

Have knowledge necessary for requirement derivation, allocation and management.

Develop and manage system functions and requirements using DOORS.

Balance system design considering system usage CONOPS, performance, constraints, and logistics.

Generate system design concept descriptions and capability assessments per the program Statement of Work (SOW).

Plan, conduct and document complex trade studies.

Be able to manage size, weight, power and cost of system.

Be able to manage system risk.

Be familiar with preparation of typical artifacts that are required for program milestone reviews.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Skills and Education

Experience with military vehicle systems is preferred.

Model based systems engineering experience, such as UML, SysML, Rational Harmony, Object-Oriented Systems Engineering Method (OOSEM) experience

Formal certification as a Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP)

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