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BAE Systems Lead Systems Engineer in Rockville, Maryland

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking an experienced lead systems engineer to join our Integrated Defense Solutions team in an exciting program supporting the U.S. Navy s next generation of strategic deterrent and integrated combat systems. Serving as one of our lead System Engineers, you will lead multi-disciplinary teams of engineers in developing and implementing a well-planned systems engineering approach to requirements definition, architecture and interface definition, system integration, verification, and test for current and future large-scale missile systems. This is a unique opportunity to be part of the team enabling our Nation s technological superiority on strategic missions through development of advanced concepts and initiatives throughout the systems lifecycle.

As Lead Systems Engineer, you will perform the functions of a technical expert in support of advanced programs under the direction and in collaboration with Engineering and Program Management leadership. In this role, you will provide engineering and scientific leadership in performing technical analysis, trade studies, research, development, and test and evaluation to lead system definition and realization activities, resolve issues, and make recommendations regarding enhanced capabilities. Under your technical leadership, a large team of engineers and scientist (100 ) will utilize digital engineering and model-based systems engineering to perform operational concept development, feasibility studies, design, development and evaluation of hardware and software for new designs, modifications, and upgrades of Naval weapon systems and system of systems.

The primary objective for this role is to provide sound engineering principles and disciplined guidance to ensure successful execution of technical plans and goals while communicating effectively with internal and external colleagues, management, and mid/senior-level customer representatives concerning operational and design decisions, technical risk identification and mitigation, definition and achievement of requirements, and overall end-to-end systems engineering process definition and oversight that results in successful definition and realization of large-scale systems.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

Typical education and years of related/relevant work experience required: Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related field and minimum of 10 years of related, proven experience successfully leading system engineering activities; or a Master of Science in Engineering or related field and minimum of 8 years of related experience.

Additional skills/experience required:

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully achieve assigned tasks regarding complex systems engineering.

  • Experience conducting science and technology research, analysis, trade studies, integration, and test of complex systems.

  • Skills in analysis, critical thinking and technical problem solving.

  • Demonstrated verbal, written and presentation skills.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • INCOSE ASEP, CSEP, or equivalent certification

  • Experience in digital engineering and models based systems engineering principles and tools

  • Experience with strategic deterrence and/or missile defense systems and missions

Pay Information

Full-Time Salary Range: $140690 - $239140

Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20 hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

Lead Systems Engineer


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