Navigation System Engineering Intern Job
Job Description Job Attributes+
Cedar Rapids, IA 52498-0506, US
Engineering & Technology
BAE Systems is looking for a System Engineering Intern with a passion for engineering and the desire to be part of an innovative, dedicated team responsible for designing industry-leading Global Positioning Systems (GPS) products. Our team needs engineers interested in architecting, designing, and developing GPS receivers for military ground, airborne, and weapons applications. This position offers abundant opportunity to acquire in-depth knowledge of GPS technology and receiver architecture, and to apply that knowledge in a team effort to develop our Modernized GPS receiver products.
As a part of this team, you will have responsibilities spanning all phases of the systems engineering life cycle, including requirements analysis, design, integration, verification, and documentation. Assignments may include tasks such as developing system tools, supporting field demonstration efforts, providing customer support, and integration and testing GPS receivers. The successful applicant should be knowledgeable and skilled with a variety of development and test tools as well as proficient in the development of embedded hardware/software applications.
Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
- US Citizenship
- Ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance
- Applicant must be pursuing a STEM degree in an applicable engineering or science field
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills A successful candidate should be experienced with the following:
- High motivation to solve problems and continuously improve existing products
- Desire to contribute to a results oriented product development team
- Solid understanding of the system development process for real-time embedded hardware/software applications
- Strong verbal and written technical communication skills
- Ability to work with a diverse team
- A genuine desire to learn and innovate
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.
Who We Are
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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.
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.
Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.
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.
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.
See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.
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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.
Meet Our Veterans
All of my co-workers have been very helpful with my transition into the company and in my training as a Common Missile Warning Systems technician. The camaraderie of the other WIP employees has also been instrumental in my transition out of the Marine Corps.
Retired Cpl. J. Munoz
Operating Enduring Freedom