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We are seeking an Engineering Technologist who will be responsible for providing engineering services for a broad spectrum of Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) capabilities for Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC) and interoperability of Fleet (USS/USNS) systems. The candidate should have an understanding or possess knowledge in current and emerging Fleet (USS/USNS) systems. The selected candidate will support new project start-ups that provide system engineering services to our dynamic customers in support of Special Operating Forces (SOF) and federal agency C5ISR projects including: requirements definition, solution definition, integration, installation verification and validation, operation and sustainment, rapid response oriented engineering, and in-service engineering.
The selected candidate will act as a lead for Naval Special Warfare Afloat and SOF interoperability related projects, serve as the primary interface and point of contact with Government program authorities on technical and program/project issues. Projects may include the integration and installation of new C5ISR systems or equipment, the upgrade or modernization of existing systems or equipment and the use of legacy, current, and emerging C5ISR technologies to meet unique end-user requirements. Due to the rapid nature of our customer, tailoring of the systems engineering process will typically be required.
The following duties are typical of the position:
1. Work independently or as part of an engineering team to support a project, or portions of multiple projects, within established program guidelines.
2. Assist with the design and integration efforts of C5I technologies (e.g. radio, telecommunication, IT, and computer networks) across Navy ships, other maritime platforms, and transit case based systems.
3. Research and evaluate alternative solutions, work with design teams to develop integration concepts and communications architectures, prepare detailed system designs, coordinate the production of prototype components and systems, and test systems equipment for deployment.
4. Maintain strong relationships with key customers, teammates and vendors.
5. Interface professionally and communicate effectively with project staff and other organizational resources.
6. Create design presentations and brief customers as needed on behalf of government sponsors.
7. Write technical reports such as site surveys, test procedures, test reports, trade studies, and white papers.
8. Write and support executive level papers/briefs for submission.
This position is located in San Diego. There is no relocation assistance available for this position. Applicants must be currently residing in or state willingness to relocate self to San Diego or surrounding areas.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
High school diploma and at least 11 years of experience with military and/or DoD communication systems integration
Knowledge of the Navy Afloat C5I modernization process
Ability to capture requirements, scope of customer's desired systems, and develop compliant system solutions
Prior military C5I design and support experience on Afloat Platforms
Prior USN shipboard and/or Maritime Platforms C5I design and support experience
Ability to demonstrate professionalism, effective communication, leadership and problem-solving skills
Ability to effectively communicate both orally and written at all levels within the company and within the customer community
Ability to initiate, prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability and willingness to travel as required
Active security clearance and ability to maintain
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Experience in IT communications, networks, and cyber security on Afloat platforms
Familiarity or experience with USSOCOM and its component combatant commands
Versatility in electrical, electronics, network, and computer systems design/integration
One or more IAT Level II Certifications (Security+, Network+, A+, GSEC, SSCP) or AV/VTC experience
Afloat communication infrastructure experience
Naval Special Warfare (NSW) / Special Operations Forces (SOF) communications experience at the planning and executions levels
Strong skills in technical writing
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
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.
Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.
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.
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