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Through research programs funded by science and technology R&D organizations within the U.S. Department of Defense, the research and development team in FAST Labs collaborate across the enterprise. On this team, you'll have the opportunity to create and develop advanced RF/cyber capabilities.
The R3 Mission Systems group is looking for a Senior Principle Scientist to lead the execution and direct the cutting-edge capabilities we're looking to provide to the warfighter. This position involves a unique mixture of signal processing, systems integration, software, and mathematics. The Mission Systems directorate works on programs and problems that involve signal processing, mathematics, RF communications, software, object-oriented programming, radar, and EW. Fulfilling the expectations of this role include program execution, business capture, and whitepaper authoring.
This position can be based out of our Merrimack, NH, Burlington, MA, or Lexington, MA locations, though it will require collaboration with staff across our business areas and facilities in the Northeast.
Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Strong experience with modelling tools and software languages such as MATLAB, Python, C++, etc.
Experience with application of systems engineering concepts on R&D projects.
Strong and confident communication/presentation skills.
Experience in capturing new business.
Active Top Secret DoD security clearance.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Experience in being part of a multi-disciplinary project team in research or development.
The ideal candidate will have a a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Applied Math, Physics, Computer Science or similar field with 8+ years of relevant demonstrated technical research or a Doctorate with 6+ years of relevant experience.
Strength in RF, signal processing, mathematics, RF communications, software, object-oriented programming, radar, and/or EW.
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
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. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve. 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.
Valid through: 4/28/2021