BAE Systems is seeking an Engineering Technologist I to join our Test team of diverse engineers, technologists, and military veterans. This position will be located in Mount Laurel, NJ where Technology and Teamwork come together! The qualified candidate will provide Engineering and Technical support to the Test & Evaluation (T&E) Division head at Aegis Technical Representative (AEGIS TECHREP) in Moorestown, NJ.
Candidate's primary role will involve support of the TECHREP customer in various technical aspects involving the integration of the AEGIS Weapon System with Ballistic Missile Defense functionality in an AEGIS Combat System environment. The activity will feature customer support with test program implementation, execution, analysis, and report out in support of government computer program certification decisions.
The selected candidate will be expected to apply knowledge of the AEGIS Weapon System & the integrated Ballistic Missile Defense capabilities in a test program designed to verify government acceptance requirements were met by the system developer. The successful candidate must demonstrate applicable talent supporting an ability to establish the intent of relevant acceptance requirements from system level specifications and then design and/or review test procedures built to test and capture test artifacts for those requirements. Follow-on work would include assisting the Navy customer to ensure that any needed operational enhancements are properly documented and that critical issues are promptly expedited and implemented correctly in support of the fleet.
One or more of the following abilities will be considered central to the position: US Navy / AEGIS experience (OS, FC, GM, ST, ET, STO, CSMM, etc.); perform and/or witness system level integration of computer programs, collection of relevant data, analysis of test results, documentation of equipment failures, tracking of problem resolutions, and reporting out on findings.
Generally, work hours are standard, but some second and/or third shift hours may be required. The position may occasionally involve travel to external test sites and might include off hours testing dictated by external factors governing equipment availability.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.
Education and required years of experience requirement:
High School Diploma/GED and at least 6 years of related work experience, Associate's Degree and at least 2 years of related work experience, or a Bachelor's Degree with preference given to the Computer Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, or General Science – Scientific Method disciplines. Will consider with at least 6 years of the following experience in lieu of a degree: US Navy experience as an Operations Specialist (OS), Fire Controlman (FC), Gunner's Mate (GM), Sonar Technician (ST), Electronics Technician (ET), System Test Officer (STO), or Combat System Maintenance Manager (CSMM) on an Aegis platform.
Security Clearance requirement: Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a DOD security clearance (U.S. Citizenship required). The selected candidate will receive a contingent offer and start date will be delayed until after the clearance is granted.
Working knowledge / ability to adapt with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Office applications.
Must be technically adept, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to work independently as required.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Highly desired, but not required:
Active DOD security clearance
U.S. Military experience
Ability to interpret government computer program specifications and convert the words into testable requirements.
Ability to properly execute customer approved tests including assistance with documentation of the “as run” configuration degree pedigree.
Ability to properly identify and assist with the collection of relevant data based upon approved test objectives.
Ability to analyze basic computer program performance from collect data.
Technical writing and editing ability.
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.
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.
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