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Engineer II - Electrical Focal Plane Subsystem

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Westminster
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description US CITIZENSHIP REQUIREDAre you looking for an opportunity to impact climate change? Are you curious about unlocking the secrets to our universe? Do you want to play an important part in our nation's security? In beautiful Colorado, we support DoD, NASA, and NOAA customers by designing sensing system electronics for challenging space, air, and ground environments. We are looking for an electronics architect with expertise in focal plane subsystem technologies who can help craft photons-to-bits capabilities enabling high performance signal chain solutions for a wide variety of remote sensing applications.The Engineering, Science and Analysis (ESA) Strategic Capabilities Unit comprises the technical talent and organizational leadership that enables the successful delivery of high-impact discriminating technologies for our customers' missions. Our collaborative, cross-functional teams are committed to innovation, integrity, continual learning and strong execution.What You'll Do:

  • Develop electronics for focal plane subsystem technologies and architectures for space and airborne electro-optical instruments that meet marketing and customer requirements.
  • Provide technical expertise for key IR, VIS, and UV focal plane subsystem trades involving detector selection, electronics, onboard processing, and packaging.
  • Support cross functional teams and suppliers to create, influence and define discriminating electronics architectures based on mission needs.
  • Implement metrics to evaluate concepts and designs that represent mission utility for our customers.
  • Promote leading edge technologies for IRAD, future products and business opportunities.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to resolve hardware anomalies at the system level and determine root cause and corrective action.
  • Identify and mitigate technical risks early in the design phase.
  • Document and present analysis, findings, and design to peers, internal management, and DoD, NASA, and NOAA customers.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule. Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company.
  • Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site three or more days each normally scheduled week in the primary work location. Travel and local commute between company campuses and other possible non-company locations may be required.Working Conditions:
    • Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or cleanroom, outdoors or remote research environment.
    • May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
    • May access other facilities in various weather conditions.#IJSRequired Education, Experience, & Skills
      • BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 5 or more years related experience.
      • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
      • Expertise in Space-based EO signal chain analysis and design.
      • Hands-on experience testing and modeling focal plane performance characteristics (dark current, read noise, SNR, etc.).
      • Subsystem I&T proficiency (EO characterization, FPA packaging, electronics testing, requirements verification).
      • Demonstrated mastery of low noise design techniques at both a circuit card and sub-system level.
      • Working knowledge of printed circuit layout techniques for high frequency, low noise circuits.
      • Advance knowledge in analog simulation tools.
      • Experience with high-speed digital and low noise analog circuitry including high speed Analog to Digital Converters, Transimpedance Amplifiers and both active and passive filters.
      • Ability to communicate complex concepts to widely varying audiences.Pay InformationFull-Time Salary Range: $111000 - $137500Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.About BAE Systems Space & Mission 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. Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Space & Mission Systems is a leading provider of national defense and civil space applications, advanced remote sensing, scientific and tactical systems for the U.S. Intelligence, Department of Defense and scientific communities. We continually pioneer ways to innovate spacecraft, mission payloads, optical systems, and other defense and civil capabilities. Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, we continually discover ways to enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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