Systems Lead Job
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San Diego, CA 92127-1874, US
Engineering & Technology
Job Description Because of the need for consistent, in-person collaboration and/or the requirement to perform all work onsite due to the nature of this particular role, it will be performed full-time on site. This means work will be conducted on location at a BAE Systems facility 100% of the time.
BAE Systems is seeking a lead systems engineer with at least 8 years of engineering experience and at least 2 years of recent systems engineering specific experience in system design, system architecture and cloud architectures to join a team environment on a distributed program. This is a hands-on leadership role on a multi-disciplinary team. This candidate will support the vision, strategy, planning and ongoing support for the development, deployment, and sustainment of DevSecOps services and common domain-specific micro services.
The objective of the program is to develop an enterprise solution for handling a DevSecOps services and common domain-specific micro services. The ideal candidate will be familiar with Agile backlog grooming of Epics and Features, Open System Architecture design principles, facilitating design TEMs across distributed teams, Cloud architectures and design for the cloud. The development environment follows the SAFE methodology, culminating in delivery to an operational environment. This position requires support of customer meetings and operational system deployment and support activities.
Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
- Bachelor's Degree or higher in a computer related field
- Engineering experience (at least 8 years)
- System’s Engineering experience (at least 2-4 recent years)
- Leadership experience leading engineering teams on agile programs (at least 2 years)
- Must hold an active Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI in the future
- Must have experience working on Cloud programs, preferably AWS
- Motivated individual with strong problem-solving abilities
- The ability to engage constructively with peers and technical leads to communicate the technical approach, trade-offs, and technical decisions
- Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
- Understanding and application of modern software development and systems engineering practices, design principles, techniques, and technologies
- Highly motivated and able to work well in both team and solo settings
- Experience with Cloud Enterprise solutions, across the full stack
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
- Open System Architecture design within iterative delivery model
- Excellent team player who is willing to contribute in any capacity
- Holding an active Top Secret/SCI clearance would be highly desired
- Able to deliver in agile sprint cycles
- Ability to innovate, evaluate and research new technologies while staying abreast of industry trends
- SAFE for Teams certified – Scrum Master or Leadership roles
- Full Life-Cycle Systems Engineering Development experience
- Experience with issue tracking systems such as JIRA
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems’ 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. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.
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