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BAE Systems

System Engineer – Reentry




Full Time


Rockville, Maryland, United States

Job Description BAE Systems is seeking two full-time Systems Engineers to be a part of our Integration team working on the US/UK TRIDENT Submarine Strategic Weapon System. The selected candidate will work closely with numerous internal BAE Systems functional engineering teams and directly with our US Navy Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) Customer.

For over 60 years, BAE Systems has served as the sole-source Weapons System Integration Agent for the U.S. Navy’s Strategic Systems Program office. As the premier strategic deterrent integration expert, BAE Systems partners with various technical branches and industry partner OEMs across SSP to define, plan, and execute systems engineering, integration, and verification activities related to the deployment of existing and future weapon systems on submarine platforms. Our primary function is to implement and oversee the end-to-end Systems Engineering process including: System Definition, Integration, Verification, Validation, and Certification, as well as System Operation & Maintenance.

The selected candidate will serve as a System Engineer reporting to the Weapons Integrator in the Flight Systems area. Tasking includes:

  • Interfacing with Navy customers on a routine basis to provide technical Systems Engineering (SE) analysis in support of execution and planning Flight System evolutions
  • Leading, presenting at, and/or attending external meetings with customers and industry partners at a variety of DoD, DOE, and contractor host sites
  • Tracking internal functional engineering activities across multiple engineering teams to ensure compliance with defined SE processes, government policies/requirements, and Model Bases Systems Engineering (MBSE) guidelines
  • Identifying and overseeing technical, cost, and schedule risks/opportunities then creating mitigation/exploitation plans to facilitate program execution
  • Supporting customers with planning and conduct of model-based system-level design reviews to include ensuring entrance and exit criteria are tailored to the specific programmatic needs, supporting creation of model-based artifacts, as well as tracking outstanding actions / leans to completed design reviews
  • Leading technical studies/analyses/deep dives and providing solutions/recommendations to customers
  • Recommending and implementing process improvements by both leveraging former and authoring new lessons learned
Required Education, Experience, & Skills BS Degree in Engineering, Science, or related field and four (4) years of work experience, or MS Degree and two (2) years of work experience
  • Active DoD Secret or DOE L clearance, able to upgrade to DoD Top Secret and/or DOE Q
  • Demonstrated experience with SE processes for a System-of-Systems or an SSP Subsystem
  • Familiarity with functional, programmatic, and technical management knowledge areas
  • Experience performing technical analyses, studies, presentations, and customer-facing activities
  • Familiarity with and high level understanding of Model Based Systems Engineering such as Cameo/SysML and DOORS
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills BS Degree in Engineering, Science, or related field with a minimum of eight (8) years of relevant experience, or MS Degree with a minimum of four (4) years’ relevant experience. Preference to MS in Systems Engineering
  • Active DoD TS Clearance or Active DOE Q Clearance
  • Working knowledge of the SWS Architecture and detailed knowledge of SWS Flight Systems
  • Experience with end-to-end SE lifecycle for an SSP Reentry program
  • Experience within the U.S. Navy's SSP Office and the Strategic Weapon Systems or within DOE/NNSA laboratories and production sites
  • Demonstrated Model Based Systems Engineering experience including Cameo/SysML and DOORS
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Associate Systems Engineering Professional (ASEP) or Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP) INCOSE certification
  • OMG Systems Modeling Certification(s) (OCSMP)

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.