Engineering Manager II - Sensor & Electronics Solutions

in Fort Walton Beach, FL

Engineering Manager II - Sensor & Electronics Solutions Job

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    Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-3863, US

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    Engineering & Technology

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Job Description

This Engineering Manager position is with the Sensor and Electronics Solutions business unit, headquartered in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

BAE Systems has over 40 years of experience in designing and manufacturing Instrumentation Radar Systems, Electro-Optical Systems, Test Range Asset Modernizations and Upgrades. Our capabilities include design, fabrication and integration of hardware and software to support a wide variety of test range requirements including RF and Electro Optical (EO) Time and Space Positioning Information (TSPI) Instrumentation, Threat Simulators, Continuous wave (CW) Doppler and Drop and No-Drop Bomb Scoring Systems, Telemetry Systems and Flight Termination Systems.


Provides technical leadership, management, oversight, and guidance for engineering development activities utilizing available resources while maintaining schedule and budget. This is a senior manager level position. Knowledge of engineering practices, standards and procedures of land-based instrumentation systems and subsystems (radar, telemetry, threat emitters, TSPI instrumentation, etc.) is highly preferred.


1. Establish and implement project strategies, detailed plans, schedules, and budgets.

2. Regularly assess project status. Identify, anticipate, resolves problems and conflicts that arise during the design development process. Primary technical liaison to the customer.

3. Plans project and task workloads across the engineering department; assigns engineering individual(s) responsible for projects, programs, tasks and special assignments.
4. Directs technical organization to ensure progress according to technical objectives, within budget and within schedule Assesses progress and results of technical projects and makes adjustments as required.

5. Responsible for the management of the Sensor Solutions Business Unit Engineering function through subordinate supervisors/managers.

6. Responsible for managing the employment, training, discipline, reward and promotion of assigned employees.

7. Responsible to for ensuring product safety is designed into Sensor Solutions’ products, maintain Safety, Health, and Environmental standards, be knowledgeable of and adhere to BAE Systems Inc. published engineering policy and guidelines.

8. Other duties as assigned.

This position will report to the Program Director. Work is expected to be performed without appreciable direction and through subordinate line managers. Senior management will periodically reviews objectives, goals plans and project execution to determine adherence to policy and guidance. Responsible to senior leadership for developing, modifying and executing company policies that affect immediate operations and may also have company-wide effect. This position operates with significant autonomy and latitude in making decisions and taking action related to primary duties.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills Required Education and Experience:

Education: Bachelor's Degree in engineering or technical field and 12-15 year(s) related experience, including supervision/management experience

A minimum of ten years engineering experience, including supervision/management experience.

QUALIFICATIONS: (In addition to the items listed above, the Essential Functions are:

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

2. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing;

3. Exhibit sound interpersonal skills involving interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with company personnel, customers and suppliers;

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

5. Analyze, evaluate, develop and implement processes and systems within budget adhering to time requirements and schedule;

6. Design and develop products and services using state-of-the-art technology, principles, theories and concepts.Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Preferred: Master’s Degree in engineering or related technical field.About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That’s BAE Systems. That’s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

Additional Information

Who We Are

You're used to protecting what matters most.

Throughout your career in the military, you've been dedicated to improving security, defending freedom and making the world a safer place. Now you can continue that commitment through cyber operations, intelligence analysis, and building combat vehicles and electronic systems. We’re proud to provide solutions and services that advance the strength and security of America and our allies – and we’re honored to offer an environment where veterans and reservists can continue doing mission-centered work. In all that we do, we are guided by our company values – trusted, innovative and bold – understanding that it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that underpins our success.
+ The Organization

Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.

+ The Culture

We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.

+ The Work

Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.

+ The Opportunity

On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.

+ The People

We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.

+ The Reward

See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.

What We Offer

+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)

This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.

+ Camo to Corporate (Est. 2013)

Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.

Perks & Benefits

  • Veterans Support Network
    Veterans Support Network +-

    The mission of the Veterans Support Network is to help connect former service members, active duty members, reservists and those who are supportive of the Armed Services.

  • Health & Wellness
    Health & Wellness +-

    We offer medical plans that take great care of you and your family’s health and well-being. These include medical plans, prescription drugs, dental and vision, along with incentive programs and health saving and spending accounts.

  • Time Away From Work
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    Paid Time Off (PTO) provides you with paid time away from work that you can use for vacation, personal time, personal illness, or to care for dependents. You can accumulate up to a maximum of 400 PTO hours.

  • Military Leave
    Military Leave +-

    Full-time and part-time employees who serve in the military reserves are eligible to take paid and unpaid leaves of absence to perform military duty.

  • Employee Assistance Program
    Employee Assistance Program +-

    The EAP offers confidential support to manage personal issues, such as stress, family issues, and substance abuse.

  • Employee Discount Programs
    Employee Discount Programs +-

    BAE Systems partners with Beneplace to offer exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services.

  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Tuition Reimbursement +-

    Lifelong employee learning is critical to both your personal growth and that of BAE Systems as a trusted, innovative, and bold organization. That’s why we offer a tuition reimbursement program, so you can pursue advanced education to help further your career.

  • Adoption Assistance
    Adoption Assistance +-

    You can be reimbursed up to $4,000 for qualified adoption expenses through the Adoption Assistance program.

  • Financial Wellness
    Financial Wellness +-

    Plan for today, save for tomorrow. Our programs support your goals at every stage of life. These programs include 401(k) savings plans, life and accident insurance, disability coverage, home, auto, and pet insurance and legal planning.

Our Partners

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