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BAE Systems

Senior Systems Engineer - Weapons Systems Software (80159BR)




Full Time


Hill Afb, Utah, United States

Job Description

We are hiring a strong Senior Systems Engineer to support the design, development and review of software for the US Air Force Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Program in support of the ICBM Sustainment Construct (ISC). This contract will assist in the acquisition and technical sustainment engineering and help train and develop this capability in the government. This contract will augment organic resources by providing breadth and depth of capabilities for system engineering and integration, risk management, technical assessment, acquisition program management, strategy development, organization and change management, interface with operations and logistics, business analysis, mission effectiveness and ICBM demonstration/validation integrated applications programs. Position is located at Hill AFB, UT.

This role will provide engineering services with responsibilities including:

  • Assists in the development process and allocation of software requirements. May develop software requirements, evaluate the impact of requirements changes, lead others, and collaborate/support government customers in these tasks.

  • Reviews and prepares documentation for complex software designs in accordance with established software development processes and procedures. May run tests, evaluate results, debug defects, or lead others in these tasks. May participate in planning and conducting verification or validation activities.

  • Verifies complex software designs to ensure conformance with functional specifications and customer requirements. May run or participate in work product reviews, inspections and tests.

  • Estimates software level of effort and schedules by reviewing statements of work for new and revised projects.

  • May assist in preparation/review of proposals, presentations, risks, technical order (TO) changes, safety review briefings, program protection plans and government engineering board briefings.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • BS/MS in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related STEM discipline.

  • 4+ yrs of directly related experience (2 years with an MS Degree).

  • This job requires skills in test plan development, requirements analysis, system testing and identifying and troubleshooting of discrepancies.

  • Knowledge of computer software architecture and design practices and experience with embedded software will be required.

  • The successful candidate will have the ability to work independently or as a member of a group effort and will be able to work well in Government/contractor teams.

  • Eligible candidates will have an active U.S. government Secret security clearance or higher, and be able to obtain a Top Secret clearance.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Understanding of several areas of ICBM system software programs and/or sustainment efforts.

  • Familiarity with software nuclear safety cross check analysis (NSSCA), performance analysis and technical evaluation (PATE), and independent verification and validation (IV&V) analysis processes. This includes the detailed analysis and testing of software to verify that program and safety.

  • requirements are correctly implemented.

  • Experience with embedded weapon systems, particularly ICBM missiles or programs.

  • Knowledge in JAVA, JAVASCRIPT, PHP, Visual Basic, Python, FORTRAN, and/or C/C++ is desirable.

  • The ideal candidate will possess a current Top Secret clearance.

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.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.