Electronic Warfare Program Engineering Manager II (ON-SITE)

    • BAE Systems
  • Totowa, NJ
  • Posted 36 days ago | Updated 4 hours ago


On Site
USD 147,300.00 - 250,400.00 per year
Full Time


Electronic warfare
Integration testing
Product costing
Design review
Engineering management
Strategic planning
Government contracts
Security clearance
Soft skills
Strategic thinking
Business acumen
Team building
Customer relationship management
Organizational skills
Systems engineering
Program development
Information Technology
Customer support
Adobe AIR
Apache Velocity
Regulatory Compliance
Proposal writing
Programmable logic controller

Job Details

Job Description
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.

See what you're missing. Our employees work on the world's most advanced electronics - from detecting threats for F-35 pilots to illuminating the night for soldiers. Spanning air, land, sea, and space, we are developing the technology of tomorrow, delivered today. Drawing strength from our differences, we're innovating for the future. And you can, too. Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first - exemplified by our mission: "We Protect Those Who Protect Us ." Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems.

Electronic Combat Solutions (ECS) has technology, engineering and program teams that educate and mentor colleagues to deliver leading Electronic Warfare capabilities. We welcome all those who have big ideas, crave innovation, want to drive fielding velocity, and have the passion to bring the warfighter home safe.

In our Program Engineering Manager (PEM) role at Electronic Combat System, you will be building a career in a cohesive team atmosphere leading activities that span new Electronic Warfare capability development through a large and dynamic production environment. You will be responsible to plan, manage and lead an effective interdisciplinary engineering team on challenging projects. The PEM collaborates with program managers, functional engineering managers, and factories to ensure efficient and effective engineering execution on the program. You will own the product from architecture and design through integration test and delivery. This position is located in the Totowa New Jersey area, and will require periodic travel to other BAE facilities and customer sites.

Key Roles, Accountabilities and Responsibilities:
  • Developing and maintaining a diverse interdisciplinary engineering team for the program and leading by example to create a diverse and positive work environment.
  • Responsible for partnering with the program office to manage the successful execution of all engineering efforts (leadership, technical, cost, staffing, and schedule) on the project and proactively monitoring key activities to ensure work scope, product cost targets, schedule, and budget are well defined, achievable, and maintained.
  • Ensures that the engineering staff adheres to the approved plans, requirements, product cost targets, and schedules by attending program control meetings, design reviews, and by auditing processes, reviewing status and communicating regularly with the cost account managers.
  • Leads team in planning and the execution of program and engineering reviews per company process. Actively coordinates with functional managers, chief engineers and senior engineering management to engage all stakeholders in effective reviews and obtains approvals. Maintains compliance with applicable engineering process and standards.
  • Serves as the Engineering focal point for all activity within the program including strategic planning, bid and proposal support for engineering content, integrated engineering plans on programs, issue reporting, and risk and opportunity management.
  • Develops staffing requirements for programs and interfaces with functional engineering organizations to ensure program is properly staffed and ready for successful execution.
*Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires ship status*


Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Requires qualified candidates to hold an active Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain Special Program clearances
  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering/technical discipline, and 8+ year(s) related experience or equivalent experience, training and/or certifications
  • Demonstrated leadership skills (soft skills, strategic thinking, business acumen, building teams, building customer relationships)
  • Strong planning and organizational skills with the ability to diagnose, resolve complex problems and to develop improved methods to increase program efficiency
  • Proven written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Preference will be given the candidates with active Top Secret clearance
  • Design experience in Software and/or System Engineering
  • Experience in Agile and DEVSECOPS based program development
  • SAP/SAR Clearance highly preferred

    Pay Information
    Full-Time Salary Range: $147300 - $250400

    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, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

    Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid 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 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.