Principal Test Equipment Engineer

in Fort Wayne, IN

Principal Test Equipment Engineer Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    97901BR

  • Job Location

    Fort Wayne, IN 46809, US

  • Job Category

    Engineering & Technology

  • Job Type

    Full-Time

  • Clearance Level

    None

  • Career Level

    Experienced

  • Travel

    <10%

Job Description It’s about the journey. Whether it’s a bus ride or flight, our commercial electronic systems help transport millions of passengers every day. Every second a plane takes off somewhere in the world, enabled by our flight-critical products. Be part of our journey at Electronic Systems where you’ll be among the brightest minds, working on the 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 mission: “We Innovate For Those Who Move The World™.” Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems.

BAE Systems is seeking a Test Equipment Engineer (TEE) for our Controls and Avionics Solutions (CAS) business location in Fort Wayne, IN. Being a trusted provider of aerospace solutions, the CAS business develops, produces, and services advanced and highly reliable electronic controls for the leading manufacturers of commercial and military aircraft including their flight and propulsion systems. As a member of BAE Systems’ team, you will have the opportunity to work hands-on with complex electronic controls and solve challenging technical problems that both enhance our products performance and matter to our customers.

In this Test Equipment Engineer role, the qualified candidate will support electronic controls test equipment within the Fort Wayne factory and other BAE Systems sites worldwide. You will make impacts in the following ways:

  • Hands-on implementation of hardware test requirements with in-house and/or third part automated test solutions.
  • Initiating continuous improvement of our electronic controls in response to test performance and yields.
  • Design, integration, maintenance, and configuration management of automated test hardware and software.
  • Supporting repair and maintenance for equipment installed at BAE Systems locations around the world.
  • Liaising with Design Engineering in Endicott, New York to execute test solutions for new products.

Performance accountability is provided through Program Management, Engineering leadership, and Operations to ensure test solutions meet the required coverage, reliability, efficiency, usability, and maintainability needs of the organization. Willing to train applicants with applicable background.

This role involves a combination of hands-on product/test equipment engagement, collaborative teaming, and independent work. Therefore, it will take the form of a hybrid work format, with time split between working onsite in the Fort Wayne, IN manufacturing facility and remotely. Some light travel may be required (<10%).Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering and 7+ years of relevant and professional experience
  • Electronics troubleshooting and instrument familiarity (analog, digital, power, communications).
  • Demonstrated proficiency in problem solving and critical thinking.
  • Experience with electronics test equipment design and integration.
  • Ability to interpret and implement electronic hardware test requirements.
  • Ability to read, edit, and integrate software.
  • Effective communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to effectively multitask and manage priorities.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Experience automating test instrumentation for both test and fault diagnosis.
  • Ability to program in various software environments (ex. Basic, UNIX, C++, NI LabVIEW, NI Test Stand, Visual Studio, Python, etc.)
  • Familiarity with hardware design certification standards and testing requirements.
  • Experience working in a high-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with statistical process control techniques and analytical tools (ex. 6 Sigma).
  • Ability to propose, quote, and execute test equipment project plans, schedules, and budgets.



Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $89280 - $151740

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.
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.

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
    Time Away From Work +-

    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

G.I Jobs Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Job Mission Joining Forces Soldier for Life American Association of People with Disabilities

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