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Payload Hardware Design Lead - Space Systems

at BAE Systems, inc.

Posted: 6/28/2019
Job Reference #: 216434
Keywords: technical

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Job Title
Eng Sr Prin II - Elec

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NH018_144 DW Hwy_Merrimack_NH

Job Description
BAE Systems is looking for experienced engineering professionals to join our established and rapidly expanding Space Systems Product Line in Merrimack, NH and Manassas, VA. We are a premier provider of advanced high-reliability space payloads, electronics, sensors and subsystems with products that have enabled a wide variety of civil, commercial, and national security space missions for over 25 years. We are leading the way in the development of advanced processing solutions that enable our customers to deliver new mission capabilities to address evolving challenges and threats. With these new solutions, we will provide the higher processing capability necessary for critical communication, navigation, surveillance and tracking, planetary exploration, weather, and classified missions.

The Space Systems product line is seeking a Senior Principal II Electrical Design Engineer to lead the technical design of a new processing payload for a critical space application.  We are looking for talented and motivated engineers for cross-functional, multi-disciplinary teams.  Candidates should have experience working on space based payloads.  The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge of all hardware technologies needed for a complete processing payload, including knowledge of digital receiver modules with A/D conversion and FPGA based signal processing techniques, single board computers, power supplies, backplanes, and cables.  In this role, the candidate will be the technical expert for the payload hardware solution and will work with a team of hardware designers to implement a compliant design solution.  The candidate will work closely with the Systems Engineering to determine the initial payload architecture and provide technical oversight to the hardware team throughout the hardware development - all the way through delivery.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Architect payload hardware design concepts in support of proposals
  • Provide technical oversight to a team of hardware engineers during development
  • Participate in internal design reviews as the lead electrical engineer or as an independent technical assessor
  • Review and/or develop requirement specifications for modules and FPGAs
  • Provide Customer Support for technical questions on the payload hardware
Apply now to join a dedicated team designing and building innovative space solutions that will continue to lead the industry.

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