BAE Systems Senior Systems Engineer in Fort Worth, Texas

Job Description

BAE Systems' F-35 Lightning II program has an exciting opportunity for a senior systems engineer to assist in the design, development, documentation, management, execution, and delivery of prognostic tools for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. The tools use algorithms and other data analysis methods to trend and predict when maintenance should be accomplished on the aircraft.

Job duties include program planning and execution, creating and maintaining program level and system/software engineering documentation, and includes leading design reviews, data presentations and reporting. Candidate will be responsible for leading team members with requirement decomposition and analysis, software architecture design/mechanization, development/coding, test, maintenance, and documentation of developed software. Candidate will be responsible for ensuring quality assurance standards are met across the team.

Typical Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

The position requires a Bachelor s degree from an accredited college / university in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 2 years of professional experience.

Required Skills:

Systems Engineer Skills

oMust have experience executing the full lifecycle of a software development program, preferably using an Agile development methodology.

oMust perform system engineering functions such as managing system level requirements, analyzing operational systems concepts, originating design concepts, developing and analyzing data analysis methods, or performing systems level integration and tests.

oMust have the ability to provide technical assessments on aircraft components and on data processing performance

oMust translate customer needs into reporting and capability requirements through military standard requirement decomposition methods.

oMust be able to manage requirements in IBM DOORS.

oMust have experience working with Prognostics Health Data, Sensor Data, and Algorithms used to perform condition based maintenance.

oRequires a Strong Mathematical Background

Stochastic statistical methods are most desirable.

Must understand different methods to model system behavior

oRequires the ability to understand the integration of electronics into mechanical structures

oMust have experience producing and maintaining Contract Data Requirements Lists (CDRLs).

oMust understand the techniques to determine the quality of aircraft data

Communication Skills

oMust create and maintain technical documentation and templates using industry and company accepted methods

oMust possess strong organizational skills.

oMust have excellent oral and written communications skills strong analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills; and proficiency with various types of test equipment and software packages.

oMust create and maintain an Integrated Master Schedules (IMS), Microsoft Project Microplans, and Version One storyboards for all team members.

Customer Skills

oMust perform site operations, installations, and integration and validation support activities at customer locations.

oMust act as the liaison between the customer and team members

oMust lead and support customer events, including kick-off meetings, design reviews, requirement baseline and testing milestone events, product demonstrations, and contract close-outs.

Project Management Skills

oMust have project management experience via PMP training, or by performing project management for 2 years in the workplace.

oMust be able to represent multiple program teams during EAC reviews and during EVMS activities, including providing ETCs, cost/schedule variances, and MR input.

oMust provide project engineering support, including project planning and execution, and resource planning and profiling.

oMust be able to represent multiple program teams, and multiple contract line items during BOE bidding activities.

oMust be able to perform Risk Management using the ARM tool.

Leadership Skills

oMust have over 2 years technical lead experience of complex, multi-discipline work groups or program teams in excess of 10 engineers.

oMust be willing to work extended hours during mission critical time periods.

oMust be a self-starter, and require little direction to complete tasks

oMust provide quality assurance, configuration management, and data management assistance, guidance, and expertise as necessary

oPrior experience with a variety of Military systems; Foreign and Domestic

oMust have ability to lead data analysts and engineers, and to determine the most efficient methods to develop tools, while maintaining accuracy

Preferred Skills and Education

oProficient with AS9100, ISO9001, CMMI, and/or military standards and protocols

oProficient with Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio.

oSolid Understanding of Configuration Management techniques using Serena Dimensions, GIT or Subversion

oSignificant System Knowledge with F-35 Air Vehicle Prognostics Data and Signal Data used for condition based maintenance

Technical Skills

oCandidate would preferably have aeronautical engineering experience, including training in structural analysis, flight dynamics, aerodynamics, aircraft design, flight controls, propulsion systems, advanced materials, electrical and mechanical engineering, and systems engineering.

oCandidate would preferably have development, production, and supply chain knowledge and experience.

oExperience leading and working with foreign teams

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 dofrom 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.

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