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Systems Engineering Lead

Huntsville, AL, USA | BAE Systems

  • Industry:
    Airlines/Aviation/Aerospace
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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BAE Systems, Countermeasure & Electromagnetic Attack Solutions (CEMA) Business Area, is seeking a candidate for Systems IV&V Lead role in our Huntsville Alabama (HAL) location with experience in systems level test development, implementation, and execution. The candidate will possess an understanding of Systems Engineering process and product lifecycle and may lead a small engineering team(s) working on state of the art Threat Detection Systems. The successful candidate will provide support to Systems Engineering oversight, schedule & resources planning and risk evaluation for a combination of Development, Production, and Sustainment activities using established measurement processes.


The role encompasses the following:


Supports technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, evaluates alternatives including cost, risk, supportability and analyses for total systems


Perform lab execution, integration, and analysis of product and data


Perform system level integration and test of systems or subsystems


Provides monitoring of and representation of system level test requirements & needs and manages requirements compliance assessment at the system level


Supports system requirements, management, traceability, verification and validation on Test Stations and In-Process product changes


This Huntsville Systems Engineering role provides access to technology, engineering, and program team members that educate and mentor the candidate to successfully deliver product to the program.


Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status


Required Education, Experience, & Skills


Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or Computer Science and 8+ years of relevant work experience or equivalent experience


Active Secret clearance required


Experience with integration and test


Strong verbal and written communication skills


Familiarity with lab test equipment (power supplies, signal generators, oscilloscopes)


Ability to communicate effectively with senior leadership and other engineering disciplines 


Must have experience as a systems engineer or lead testing role in other engineering disciplines


Must be self-motivated and detail-oriented


Must be able to track progress on team tasks and report progress to program team


Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills


Experience with Field or Flight testing


Experience with writing and maintaining requirements using DOORS


Exposure to planning, conducting or contributing to FRACAS Events and resulting trade studies


Exposure to technical performance measurements


Exposure to Model Based Systems Engineering


MS Systems Engineering


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