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BAE Systems

Principal Antenna Subsystem Test Engineer (79285BR)




Full Time


Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Job Description
Job Summary:
Primary experience is related to the testing of ground radar antennas, antenna positioning systems, computers and computer interfaces.,

Job Duties:
Design verification testing of engineering units and oversight of design through production.
Prepare test plans, procedures and reports.
Travel to vendor sites to participate in test planning and witness testing.
Ensure effective communication between assigned engineers and all other participants in the integration and testing process.
Will perform post-test execution analysis to verify and validate antenna functionality as well as document and provide test procedure results.
Travel to final installation location to participate in system integration testing.
Reports to the integration and test lead.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills Bachelor’s Degree and 9 years of experience OR Master’s Degree and 7 years of experience OR PhD and 4 years of experience.

Demonstrated experience with hardware/software and testing procedures, and the ability to analyze test results and report findings
Technical Skills/Experiences: Understand and operate RF Test Equipment and peculiar test equipment used to test radar antennas, high power transmitters and other RF assemblies.
Thorough understanding of RF systems and test methods.
Experience developing test methods and procedures for ground radar antennas.
Experience testing ground radar antennas desired.
Ability to travel is required.

This position requires the successful candidate to have an active Top Secret level clearance.
The criteria for obtaining and holding a clearance are driven by US government requirements.
You must be a US citizen to obtain a security clearance.

Salary Range: $92,300 - $156,900

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, internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications such as skills, education, and experience.
Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we believe in supporting our employees in all aspects of their life including health, financial, and well-being. Employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance, health savings accounts, 401(k), disability coverage, life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program and other perks that offer discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance, as well as a legal plan. Our leave programs include paid time off, 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.About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security 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. Intelligence & Security (I&S), 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. 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.