Lead Electronic Warfare Systems Engineer

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


On Site
USD 122,640.00 - 208,440.00 per year
Full Time


Electronic warfare
Security clearance
Signal processing
Systems engineering
Systems architecture
Problem solving
Requirements analysis
Test plans
Government contracts
Requirements management
Adobe AIR
Embedded systems
Computer hardware
Enterprise architecture
Signals intelligence

Job Details

Job Description

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BAE Systems is looking for an Electronic Warfare, EW, Systems Engineer that will be involved in developing, integrating and testing complex real time embedded electronic warfare systems. Motivated and positive minded engineers must hold an active United States security clearance and skilled in areas needed for cross-functional, multi-disciplinary teams. BAE Systems is focused on enhancing operational EW capabilities for a wide variety of platforms. Constituent to the EW objectives of improving air vehicle survivability and executing suppression and destruction of enemy air defenses, BAE Systems develops technology for RF sensing, signal processing, identification, detection, and geolocation of emitters.

This position will involve developing, integrating and testing new Electronic Warfare (EW) systems. In this position you will perform systems engineering functions such as developing and managing systems level requirements, developing operational systems concepts, performing system architecture trade studies, originating design concepts, and/or performing systems level integration and test for highly complex EW systems.
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.

Responsibilities may include:
  • Working on a team of engineers (Hardware, Software and Systems) on EW related programs performing one of more of the following systems engineering functions:
    • Problem solving in a large real time complex EW system environment
    • Interfacing with EW SME's on Modeling complex EW systems
    • Requirement analysis / management for complex EW system
    • Evaluate or develop complex system designs and architectures
    • Develop Functional Performance and Qualification test plans and/or procedures
    • Write Functional Performance and Qualification test reports
    • Contribute to a major customer reviews (SRR, PDR, CDR, and/or TRR)
    • Perform system level integration and test of a complex EW system
    • Verify and validate complex system designs to ensure conformance with functional specifications and customer requirements
  • Support external testing (e.g., Range test, Flight test, etc)
  • Analyze and develop Electronic Attack (EA) techniques to counter current and emerging threats to airborne platforms

  • BAE Systems offers competitive pay, benefits, and important work-life balance initiatives including every other Friday Off, Flextime, and Telecommuting. BAE also believes in a culture of recognition for the extraordinary contributions of our skilled employees.
    Our engineers are the lifeblood of our company and we're more than 5,000 strong. With our robust offering of educational and career development opportunities, your chances to grow are limitless.

    * Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires ship status


    Required Education, Experience, & Skills
    • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance
    • System engineering experience
    • Engineering Leadership experience
    • Requirements Management / Analysis experience
    • An understanding of Radar and Missile System employment, capabilities and processing
    • An understanding of radar signal processing techniques

    Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
    • Master's Degree in Engineering
    • Active Secret clearance
    • Design knowledge of EW systems hardware as it relates to detection and countering of radar and missile systems engagement
    • Understanding of radar operation and employment including cooperative engagements
    • Understanding of RWR and SIGINT systems
    • Knowledge of advanced antenna technologies and performance
    • Reviews, develops and documents system level operational concepts and mission statement
    • Knowledge of radar signal processing techniques

    Pay Information
    Full-Time Salary Range: $122640 - $208440

    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 Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind 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.