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BAE Systems Satellite Systems Engineer (Full Performance) in Dulles, Virginia

Job Description

BAE Systems, a top-ten prime contractor to the U.S. Department of Defense, enables the U.S. government to transform data into intelligence and provides engineering, integration and sustainment support for critical military platforms and systems. Intelligence & Security provides services and products to the Department of Defense, the intelligence community, federal law enforcement officials, and troops deployed around the world.

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 ambition to lead the world in defense technologies and national security services. We offer flexible work environment to support the balance in your life and keep you performing at your best. Be a part of a company that is part of the community; driven to improve our future and protect our freedom.

We are looking for experienced Satellite System Engineers to join our technology-based program supporting a key Intelligence Community (IC) customer. This program will deliver engineering services for network infrastructure as well as sophisticated enterprise computing infrastructure including end-point devices, data center hosted servers, multi-Cloud services as well as virtualized applications, and storage systems. Enterprise Computing Engineering services include modern application technology including containerized solutions with orchestrated workflow that function both on customer premise, and via remote Cloud services. Network infrastructure engineering services are comprised of core infrastructure, voice and video engineering, field engineering, application management and development for networks, network analytics, firewalls, network access controls and bandwidth service delivery. This is a fast paced, challenging, and career rewarding experience to recruit and develop provide top talent and solutions on one of the most complex and high profile programs within the IC.


Required Education, Experience, & Skills

We are actively seeking a Satellite Systems Engineer with a minimum of 3 years' experience. Bachelor's or Master s Degrees are preferred in one or more of the disciplines described below where specific skills may include the following

  • Support system-level satellite integration and validation.

  • Perform analyses and simulations for space payload systems.

  • Analysis, design, development, deployment, and lifecycle support for innovative hardware systems and applications.

  • Requirements generation, and independent verification and validation tools

  • Systems engineering tools (DOORS, JAMA, JIRA, etc.)

  • Identification of technical trends in information technology, awareness on-going IT projects, and business unit requirements

  • Applying project management model (e.g. Agile, Spiral, Waterfall) for a given development effort

  • Model Based System Engineering principles

  • Enterprise Architecture frameworks and principles

  • Systems Engineering Lifecycle (SELC) support

  • Use of Digital Twin to enable virtual designs

  • Ensuring developed systems comply with the enterprise technical architecture

  • Assisting in keeping senior management apprised of project or program status

  • Assisting project and program teams in preparing for program management reviews

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • IT system automation to include artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML)

  • Experience with automated testing

  • Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)

  • Automation tools (e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Terraform, etc.)

  • Knowledge of Security Development Operations (SecDevOps) on iterative development projects

  • Cloud design, implementation, and configuration

  • Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code

  • Knowledge of Agile development principles.

  • Knowledge of modern software languages (e.g. Java, C, C , C#, Python, Perl, etc.)

Satellite Systems Engineer (Full Performance)


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