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BAE Systems

Test Engineer II




Full Time


Nashua, New Hampshire, United States

Job Description Full-time onsite:

  • Because of the need for consistent, in-person collaboration and/or the requirement to perform all work onsite due to the nature of this particular role, it will be performed full-time on site. This means work will be conducted on location at a BAE Systems facility 100% of the time.
Experienced Test Engineer with strong RF background to support a low volume, high mix production environment.

Candidate will:
  • Troubleshoot production issues in a complex and dynamic mixed model product and test environment.
  • Work with lower level technical staff to debug test failures down to a component level.
  • Perform comprehensive analysis of test data to identify changes required in testing equipment, testing procedures, manufacturing processes, or new testing requirements.
  • Work on an individual or team basis to develop solutions to a variety of complex problems.
  • Communicate utilizing written and oral communication skills; interact with managers, staff, co-workers and others encountered in the course of work; ability to compose materials such as detailed reports and work-related documents and communicate substantively about them.
  • Provide continuous improvement ideas and drive cost take out initiatives of production test.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Candidate must have experience troubleshooting / debug RF electronics to the component level.
  • Minimum two years of experience in a low volume, high mix production environment.
  • Ability to read electronic schematics and technical documents.
  • Hands-on test equipment and related test adapter troubleshooting and repair.
  • Experience with RF instrumentation, to include network analyzers, spectrum analyzers and signal sources.
  • Ability to perform Root Cause analysis, containment of failures in a production environment and implement subsequent corrective actions.
  • Ability to gather, analyze and present applicable defect data.
  • Communicate in a clear and concise manner using Microsoft Office products.
  • Experience with continuous improvement activities including Kaizen events and PFMEAs.
  • Active secret level clearance, or the ability to obtain one.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • AS-9145 implementation experience.
  • Experience with various test equipment including: Power Supplies, Digital I/O, Oscilloscopes, Switch Matrices, DMMs, Counter/Timers, Thermal Controllers, from various manufacturers including Keysight and National Instruments.
  • Software programming competencies (NITestStand, NI-LabWindows, C, C++, etc)
  • Advanced computer skills including MS Office applications.
  • Current Secret level U.S. security clearance.
  • 4+ years experience with B.S. level degree.
  • Previous experience with Solumina and TipQA software packages.
  • Experience in a high paced production environment
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. 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.