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System Engineer

Hampton, VA, USA | BAE Systems

  • Industry:
    Airlines/Aviation/Aerospace
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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BAE Systems is building a team of System Engineers with expertise in areas such as command and control, intelligence, acquisition, data handling, space, cyber, and intelligence data handling. Our team of engineers will provide software development and engineering capability design and operational support for our customer. The team provides technical knowledge and analysis of highly specialized applications and operational environments, high-level functional systems analysis, design, integration, documentation and implementation advice on exceptionally complex problems that need extensive knowledge of the subject matter for effective implementation. These teams will be instrumental in the implementation of the SecDevOps software development approach, Model Based System Engineering (MBSE), and SAFe Agile methodologies. These teams will prepare comprehensive written reports and presentations based on research, collection, and analysis of information assurance data.


These teams of System Engineers will also be responsible for the following duties:


Apply principles, methods and knowledge of the functional area of capability to specific task order requirements, advanced mathematical principles and methods to exceptionally difficult and narrowly defined technical problems in engineering and other scientific applications to arrive at automated solutions


Participate as needed in all phases of research and development with emphasis on the planning, analysis, testing, integration, documentation, and presentation phases


Define design and technology maturity constraints of the system in accordance with DoD customer specifications


Recommend technological application programs to accomplish long-range objectives


Apply and/or develop highly advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts


Work in a dynamic and ever-changing environment while assuring key milestone objectives are satisfied with a focus within cost budget constraints


Maintain awareness of full program goals and efforts to assure opportunities for shared resources and technical overlap is properly managed and utilized


Will serve as the Customer point of contact and provide technical presentations as needed


Be well organized, thrive in a sense-of-urgency environment, leverage best practices, and innovate through any problem with a can-do attitude


Able to handle multiple priorities and interruptions with minimal impact on productivity


Demonstrate a high level of independent judgment and initiative; self-starter


Other duties as assigned


Candidates filling these positions should have experience in one or more of the following Air Force Weapon Systems: Air Operations Center (AOC), Air Force Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS), National Space Defense Center (NSDC), Cyber Command and Control Mission System (C3MS), and Department of Defense (DoD) Intelligence System (DODIIS).


Teams will be located in:


Colorado Springs, CO


Herndon, VA


Hampton, VA


Rome, NY


San Antonio, TX


Warner Robbins, GA


Washington, D.C.


Typical Education & Experience


Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience


Required Skills and Education


Bachelor s degree in scientific or engineering discipline, at least 8 years experience of increasing responsibility in DoD system/software development and considered subject matter expert in assignment related technical area


Linux (RedHat/CentOS preferred), Windows server, AWS, and VMWare-based virtual platforms


Experience with XML, Java, or other scripting languages


Experience with using testing tools


DoD 8570 compliant with a minimum of CompTIA Security certification


Active TS clearance


Preferred Skills and Education


Senior-level (hands-on) experience with a variety of platform technologies and solution architectures, as well as full lifecycle deployment models (requirements development through operations)


Experience with COTS/GOTS/custom app integration


Ability to break down technical concepts into business terms


Working knowledge of engineering and software development lifecycle


Experience with Agile Development methodologies


SAFe Agilist certification


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