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BAE Systems

Systems Engineer - New Grad - Navigation and Sensor Systems (Hybrid) (82228BR)




Full Time


Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States

Job Description

BAE Systems is looking for a Systems Engineer with a passion for engineering and the desire to be part of an innovative, dedicated team responsible for designing, developing, and testing of industry-leading navigation products.

In our Navigation & Sensor Solutions SATNAV Systems department, you will become part of a Systems Engineering and Integration Team developing Modernized M-Code GPS Receivers for ground, airborne, and weapons defense programs. The team is responsible for the complete systems product development process including requirements analysis and capture, design, integration and product verification including operations and customer support. Developing military GPS products with the latest technology and maintaining our legacy receivers, this systems engineering team works closely with hardware and software development teams during the development process as well as in GPS labs to integrate and test products using equipment to facilitate live and simulated signals and environments.

Our team is looking for a new member interested in solving complex problems and creatively designing advanced and alternative navigation systems. This individual will execute systems engineering design and development of GPS products. Additional responsibilities may include developing technical reports, presentations, and verification artifacts as well as performing trade studies, work estimates and integration activities.

Because this role involves a combination of collaborative/in-person and independent work, it will take the form of a hybrid work format, with time split between working onsite and remotely.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Candidates for this role should possess a Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) discipline
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance (US Citizenship required)
  • Experience with system requirements capture, design, and decomposition
  • Time management skills - ability to work unsupervised, multi-task, and coordinate work
  • Effectively interact and build trust with team members from many different backgrounds, including engineering management and engineering teams
  • Well organized and able to communicate effectively with team members, leadership, and customers.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Prior experience in GPS development
  • Familiarity with Engineering Development tools like DOORS, Matlab, Simulink, Enterprise Architect, etc.
  • Experience with GPS simulators
  • Experience with hardware description languages (e.g. VHDL, etc.)
  • Experience with modern software languages (e.g. Java, C, C++, C#, Python, perl, etc.)
  • A genuine desire to learn and innovate
  • High motivation to solve problems and continuously improve existing products

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems 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. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems’ game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve.

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.