RF Seeker Engineer - Precision Guided Munitions (Hybrid) Job
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Huntsville, AL 35806, US
Engineering & Technology
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BAE Systems’ Precision Strike (PS) Business Area has an immediate opening for an RF Engineer for the Precision Guidance and Sensing Solutions (PGSS) Product Line. This subject matter expert will help grow the PGSS product line by applying BAE Systems’ broad technology base to fill real gaps that Department of Defense customers have in the area of smart weapons. The ideal candidate will work with Engineering Leadership and Technical Marketing to assist with the next generation of precision guidance RF Seeker solutions. This role requires the candidate to be an outgoing, well-connected self-starter who will have direct customer interface to shape RFIs that meet the US Government’s mission value.
This role will be staffed in our new and expanded facilities in Huntsville, Alabama. In Huntsville, our Engineering team is working in a recently opened state of the art facility and operating in a unique environment where we have the power and resources of BAE Systems behind us while working in a dynamic and flexible model with the feel of a start-up. At BAE Systems, cultural and behavioral principles are a special part of our engineering organization, which means we are looking for team players who have demonstrated experience working successfully in group settings and will support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Because this role involves a combination of collaborative/in-person and independent work, it will take the form of a hybrid work format, with time split between working onsite and remotely.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
- Active Secret clearance required
- Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Operations Research, or Computer Science
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Understanding and background in RF systems architecture, modeling, design and test for active and passive RF seeker/ sensor systems
- Experience in weapons systems design, missile systems design, or weapons systems performance analysis
- Coordinate vendors and teams in development of passive/active sensor systems for test/evaluation
- Assist in the flow down of requirements to testable modular hardware and software
- Support trade studies, presentations, proposals and related activities
- Familiarity with low cost and low SWaP design and development
- Ability to communicate effectively with senior leadership and other engineering disciplines
- Ability to understand and generate CONOPS
- Develop requirements in response to customer operational needs and mature operational concepts
- Develop briefings, white papers, and analysis to support the business capture efforts
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
- Experience in system architecting of solutions for guided projectiles
- RF systems architecture, Link budget analyses and RF propagation models
- Familiarity with RF receivers and transmitters architectures
- Experience leading technical teams
- Model Based Systems Engineering experience
- Experience working across the entire Systems Lifecycle
- Background with digital receiver architecture and digital signal processing techniques
Full-Time Salary Range: $124200 - $211100
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.
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