Senior Principal Systems Architecture Engineer

    • BAE Systems
  • Austin, TX
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 5 hours ago

Overview

On Site
USD 126,610.00 - 215,270.00 per year
Full Time

Skills

DO-178B
Systems architecture
Systems engineering
Systems design
Integration testing
Control system
Power management
Proposal writing
Cost estimation
Logistics
Analog circuits
Multi-core
Operating systems
Software development
Embedded systems
System requirements
Technical writing
Software design
ARP4754
DO-254
Circuit design
Mentor Graphics
Information Technology
Customer support
Professional development
Design
Management
Computer hardware
Avionics
Military
SAS Cloud Analytic Services
Expect
Dependability
Training
LOS
Leadership
Research
Interfaces
Documentation
Specification
Presentations
Communication
Negotiations
Electrical wiring
ARM
SysML
MagicDraw
C
Finance
Insurance
Legal
Programmable logic controller
Aerospace
Adobe AIR
Electronics
IMPACT
Elasticsearch
FAR
Partnership

Job Details

Job Description
System Architecture & Design Engineer
BAE Systems wants your Systems Engineering talent to develop complex system architectures and perform system design activities such as developing and managing system, hardware and software requirements, performing system level integration/test and assisting in validation for complex avionics control systems. As a systems architecture engineer in our organization, you will be responsible for ensuring successful technical execution of development and providing critical input to Systems Engineering discipline processes in support of Controls and Avionics Solutions.
Controls and Avionics Solutions provides flight and mission-critical products to more than 170 commercial and military customers around the world. CAS products include flight controls systems, full authority digital engine controls (FADEC), autonomous flight systems, power management systems, flight deck systems, control sticks, cabin management systems, intermediate and depot level test stands, and mission systems for the world's most prominent commercial and military aircraft manufacturers.

Candidates for this position can expect to work in mid-size teams that are cooperative, dependable, and supportive, working both co-located in a hybrid environment and geographically distributed. Cultural and behavioral principles are a special part of our engineering organization, and we are looking for team players who will support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

At BAE Systems, we promote a strong, collaborative culture and provide our employees with the tools, skills and training they need to succeed. We are all about trust, camaraderie, and a shared mission on delivering world class products to our commercial and military customers. We offer a flexible hybrid work environment and 9/80 work schedule. Our company is part of the community, and driven to improve our future and protect our freedom.

Engineers at our Austin TX, Endicott NY, Fort Wayne IN, and Los Angeles CA support the Controls & Avionics Solutions (CAS) Business Area.
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Duties and responsibilities include:
  • Lead systems engineering functions performing one or more of the following:
  • Develop, allocate and manage complex system, hardware and software requirements.
  • Research and develop complex, safety critical, embedded control system designs and architectures.
  • Define hardware, software, and programmable logic interfaces and functionality.
  • Prepare and/or review documentation for system designs and architectures in accordance with established systems development processes and procedures.
  • Perform system/product integration.
  • Verify and validate moderately complex aspects of systems designs to ensure conformance with functional specifications and customer requirements.
  • Produce and/or review technical documents, specifications and standards.
  • Support business leaders in identifying potential new products or business opportunities and define associated program requirements.
  • Support proposal development activities, including proposal text development, cost estimating and presentation activities.
  • May support various specialty-engineering tasks such as Reliability, Maintainability & Availability analysis, Integrated Logistics Support.
  • Prepare and deliver basic customer and technical presentations.
  • Candidates should possess strong communication skills both written and oral. Candidates should also demonstrate sound interpersonal skills involving interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with company personnel, customers and suppliers.

    Your experience at BAE Systems will give you the ability to work with industry experts in the fields of System Safety, Digital and Analog Circuits, Complex Printed Wiring Boards, Multi-Core and ARM Hardware and Software, Operating System and Board Support Software development and Programmable Logic Devices to the top Commercial and Military standards.

    *** Salary range shown may differ depending on location***

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    Required Education, Experience, & Skills
    • Bachelor's Degree in related engineering field
    • Experience leading the architecture, design, and integration of electronic control systems which include hardware, software and programmable logic devices.
    • 10+ years of experience in avionics or electronic controls embedded development, including familiarity with systems such as flight controls, engine controls or mission systems.
    • Experience in full lifecycle development including system requirements, design, system-level integration, validation, and verification.
    • Technical writing skills: capable of creating required engineering documentation.

    Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
    • Master's Degree in related engineering field
    • 12+ years of experience in avionics or electronic controls embedded development, including familiarity with systems such as flight controls, engine controls or mission systems.
    • 2+ years of experience developing architectural models using MBSE methodologies and best practices
    • 2+ years of experience using MBSE/SYSML tools such as MagicDraw/Cameo
    • Experience with development of formal validation and verification procedures.
    • Experience with Multi-core and ARM processing hardware and software design.
    • Familiar with safety critical development including ARP4754, DO-178B/C and DO-254 or equivalent stringent process requirements.
    • Experience with circuit design (Mentor Graphics)
    • Knowledgeable of commercial and military certification objectives and activities.

    Pay Information
    Full-Time Salary Range: $126610 - $215270

    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.

    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.