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BAE Systems Radiation Effects Test Engineer in Manassas, Virginia

Job Description

BAE Systems in Manassas, VA is seeking a Radiation Effects Test Engineer.

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 WorldTM. Sound like a team you want to

be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Test development engineer who can design & assemble a complex multi-tool mobile test setup. Ability to assemble this test setup, disassemble setup, transport setup, and reassemble setup for remote testing. Needs to be good with hardware and interfacing laboratory equipment by remote commands

  • Plans, Develops and performs testing of advanced electronic devices in natural and various radiation environments. Performs professional technical assignments of an analytical, engineering design or test nature requiring full use and application of accepted principles, theories and techniques which directly affect the design, development and application of test strategies for complex components, circuits, subassemblies, and assemblies. In addition to test development projects, circuit design projects are available.

  • Acts as a contributing member and assumes responsibility for the performance and coordination of the activity assigned. Tasks may include analysis, defining or assessing test requirements as well as the design, development and implementation of the basic test strategy, acceptance, and performance of test methodologies.

  • Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Plans, schedules and arrangesown activities in accomplishing objectives. Makes independent technical decisions based on work consistent with objective. Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

  • Provides technical direction to technicians and other support personnel.

  • Prepares charts, diagrams, graphs and reports expressing technical accomplishments and assignment progress measured against specific plans.

*Please note, this position will require 25% travel*

BAE Systems offers competitive pay, benefits, and important work-life balance initiatives including every other Friday Off, Flextime, and Telecommuting. BAE also believes in a culture of recognition for the extraordinary contributions of our skilled employees.

Our engineers are the lifeblood of our company and we re more than 5,000 strong. With our robust offering of educational and career development opportunities, your chances to grow are limitless.

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

Required Skills and Education

  • Must have experience in developing test hardware and test programs. Some tests will be performed remotely, therefore travel is required.

  • Exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of duties set forth in Section II above.

  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing;

  • Exhibit sound interpersonal skills involving interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with company personnel, customers and suppliers

  • Utilize computer skills to prepare appropriate reports and documents;

  • Make decisions using sound judgment while complying with policies, procedures, appropriate principles and applicable state and federal laws and regulations;

  • Analyze, evaluate, develop and implement processes and systems within budget and adhere to time requirements and schedule.

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Experience in test hardware/program development that exercises complex components in radiation environments. Test hardware solutions are comprised of FGPA's, as well as NI PXIe instruments, so Labview experience is desired.

  • Ideally, candidate will also have experience with Radiation Effects in electronic devices, Radiation Testing, and Analysis, but not mandatory. Additional opportunities to support the VLSI chip design group require strong circuit design skills

  • Experience with integration of electronics test equipment, include waveform generator/analyzers, multimeters, oscilloscopes, bit error rate test systems, function generators, and semiconductor parameter analyzers.

  • Experience with testing high speed macros

  • Experience in developing test cards, preferably with Cadence design systems

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact for our customers and the communities we serve.

Radiation Effects Test Engineer


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