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Systems Engineering Assistant - Entry Level

Company: BAE Systems
Location: Wallops Island
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionBAE Systems is seeking an entry-level Systems Engineering Assistant to join our dynamic team of engineers, technologists, and military veterans. This position will be located in Wallops Island, VA working at the U.S. Navy's Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC). SCSC provides live combat systems suites with platform specific radars and sensors and supports the following functions: combat system lifetime support engineering, platform certification, operational and technical evaluation, combat system training, interoperability testing and participates in at-sea exercises. SCSC provides a high-fidelity representative combat system of every ship in the AEGIS and Ship Self Defense System (SSDS) fleet today and those planned in the future.The successful candidate will be supporting the Navy's surface ship combat system programs in multiple warfare areas using system engineering disciplines.The combat system engineering team combines system elements, associated equipment, firmware and software while leveraging the resources of key personnel to form a functional operational system. The responsibilities will include:Direct participation in the system development process with combat system design agent in the activation of current and future baselinesTranslate customer and design requirements into software or hardware solutionsPerform technical planning, system integration, system verification, and validationPlan and design the physical installation requirements (e.g., provides power, cooling, space, weight, grounding data for hardware installations)Design interfaces for new equipment to existing systems or for reconfiguring systems to provide greater flexibility and capacityEnsures strict adherence to all mechanical and electrical hardware specificationsOverall design and structure of the site's combat system interfaces and network switching to include internal and external interfacesSupport validation of ship's combat system design through the site installation, integration and certification testing process.Participate in design reviewsProvide system Life Cycle support installing equipment upgrades and removing obsolete components to ensure the site's combat system configurations are current and support site test requirements.This position is controlled by the Service Contract Act (SCA) and is classified as non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).Required Education, Experience, & SkillsMinimum education and years of related work experience required: Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific or technical discipline, or must have five (5) years of demonstrated knowledge relevant to AEGIS, AEGIS BMD, SSDS or DDG 1000 Weapon and Combat SystemsSecurity clearance requirements: This position requires the successful candidate to be able to obtain a Secret level clearance. The criteria for obtaining and holding a clearance are driven by US government requirements. You must be a US citizen to obtain a security clearance. If the selected candidate does not possess an active Secret security clearance, he/she will receive a contingent offer with a delayed start date until an interim Secret security clearance is granted.Preferred Education, Experience, & SkillsHighly desired, but not required:Active DoD Secret security clearanceBS from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific or technical disciplineAbout BAE Systems Intelligence & SecurityBAE 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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