The selected candidate will support integration, modernization, and lifetime support services of the AN/UPX-29(V) and will provide training to shipboard IFF system technicians with NEC 1571 (V06B)/1572 (V07B) or equivalent on the AN/UPX-29(V) system upgrades. Will participate in acceptance tests and other higher level combat systems test events both at land based test sites and at sea and will provide technical services in support of the AN/UPX-29(V) Interrogator System during grooms, Combat System Ship Qualification Trials (CSSQT), and Material Condition Assessments (MCA). The candidate will interface directly with ships force department heads to provide high level status updates and recommend corrective action and will serve as a technical liaison and provide technical support to the United States Navy for the AN/UPX-29(V) and FMS cases for Australia, Japan, and Korea. The candidate will review engineering change proposals (ECP) for accuracy and applicability and will perform platform certifications to include Conus and Oconus sites. Will conduct data analysis to verify technical specifications are met during acceptance testing and will work with senior systems engineers supporting combat system baseline project teams for various integration efforts.
The selected candidate will also provide project management and execution of field support projects as the project lead. Management activities will include definition and confirmation of scope with multiple stakeholders, decomposing all work packages, identifying and tasking resources, establishing a schedule based on fleet availability, establishing measurements for cost and schedule control, monitoring and controlling install tasking, managing scope change, ensuring milestones are met, managing risk and ensuring post-install deliverable's are delivered
The candidate must be willing to travel 20% - 30% of the time to assist with shipboard/shore-based system installations and test events; work on-board ships to accomplish assignments; exert frequent energy, such as climbing to go aloft for antenna maintenance and lifting/carrying heavy objects; required to work overtime hours or weekends to support installations and test events; required to work in disagreeable environmental conditions. Assigned work will include assisting other technicians and working on projects involving Combat Identification equipment including Mark XII and Mark XIIA systems. Will work closely with BAE Systems personnel, subcontractors, and onsite Government customers.
This position is located in scenic and historic Southern Maryland in St. Mary's County on the Patuxent River Naval Air Stations, Saint Inigoes annex. Applicants must be currently residing in or state willingness to relocate self to St. Mary's County, Maryland or surrounding areas.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
High school diploma and at least 10 years of experience with shipboard electronic systems
NEC 1571(V06B) or equivalent AN/UPX-29(V)
NEC 1572(V07B) or equivalent AIMS system Technician
Ability to obtain and maintain the required security clearance
Ability to climb aloft for antenna maintenance and lift/carry heavy objects
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) - Maritime Training (OSHA 1915)
Certified solder technician specializing in SMT, lead free and through hole
Certified Quality Assurance Inspector
Certified cable fabricator
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.
Apply on company website