Senior C5I Engineering Technologist

in San Diego, CA

Senior C5I Engineering Technologist Job

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  • Job Location

    San Diego, CA 92123, US

  • Job Category

    Engineering & Technology

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  • Clearance Level

    Top Secret

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  • Travel


Job Description At BAE Systems, we promote a strong, collaborative culture and provide our employees with the tools and skills they need to succeed. We are all about trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in defense technologies and national security services. We offer a flexible work environment to support the balance in your life and keep you performing at your best. Be a part of a company that is part of the community, driven to improve our future, protect our freedom – and what matters.

We are seeking an Engineering Technologist who will be responsible for providing engineering services for a broad spectrum of Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) capabilities for Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC) and interoperability of Fleet (USS/USNS) systems. The candidate should have an understanding or possess knowledge in current and emerging Fleet (USS/USNS) systems. The selected candidate will support new project start-ups related to Rapid Response oriented engineering and in-service engineering. The typical programs provide system engineering services to our dynamic customers in support of assigned Special Operating Forces (SOF) and federal agency C5ISR related projects including: requirements definition, solution definition, integration, installation verification and validation, operation and sustainment.

The selected candidate will act as a lead for Naval Special Warfare Afloat and SOF interoperability related projects and serve as the primary interface and point of contact with Government program authorities on technical and program/project issues. Projects may include the integration and installation of new C5ISR systems or equipment, the upgrade or modernization of existing systems or equipment and the use of legacy, current, and emerging C5ISR technologies to meet unique end-user requirements. Tasking will span the entire systems engineering life-cycle or some portion thereof. Due to the rapid nature of our customer, tailoring of the systems engineering process will typically be required.
The following duties are typical of the position:

  1. Independently or be part of an engineering team to support a project, or portions of multiple projects, within established program guidelines.
  2. Assist with the design and integration efforts of C5I technologies (e.g. radio, telecommunication, IT, and computer networks) across Navy ships, other maritime platforms and transit case based systems.
  3. Researching and evaluating alternative solutions, working with design teams to develop integration concepts and communications architectures, preparing detailed system designs, coordinating the production of prototype components and systems, and testing of the systems equipment for deployment.
  4. Maintain strong relationships with key customers, teammates and vendors.
  5. Interface professionally and communicate effectively with project staff and other organizational resources.
  6. Create design presentations and brief customers as needed on behalf of government sponsors.
  7. Write technical reports such as site surveys, test procedures, test reports, trade studies, and white papers.
  8. Write and support executive level papers/briefs for submission.

This position is located in San Diego. There is no relocation assistance available for this position. Applicants must be currently residing in or state willingness to relocate self to San Diego or surrounding areas.Required Skills and Education High school diploma and at least 11 years of experience with military and/or DoD communication systems integration
Knowledge of the Navy Afloat C5I modernizations process
Ability to capture requirements and scope of customer’s desired systems and develop compliant system solutions
Prior military C5I design and support experience on Afloat Platforms
Prior USN shipboard and/or Maritime Platforms C5I design and support experience
Ability to demonstrate professionalism, effective communication, leadership and problem-solving skills
Ability to effectively communicate both orally and written at all levels within the company and within the customer community
Ability to initiate, prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability and willingness to travel as required
Current and active security clearance (eligible for TS)
Preferred Skills and Education Bachelor’s degree and at least 4 years of work experience
Experience in IT communications, networks, and cyber security on Afloat platforms.
Familiarity or experience with USSOCOM and its component combatant commands
Versatility in electrical, electronics, network, and computer systems design/integration
One or more IAT Level II Certifications (Security+, Network+, A+, GSEC, SSCP)
AV/VTC experience
Afloat communication infrastructure experience
Strong skills in technical writing
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
    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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