Women Impact Tech

Senior Systems Engineer

    Nashua, NH

Full Time

About the Role:

Ready to make a difference? Our employees develop, build and work on the world’s most advanced electromagnetic spectrum operations systems – detecting, locating and countering threats for joint and international aircrew. We develop highly sophisticated digital Electronic Warfare (EW) systems and we are looking for motivated and positive minded systems engineers to join cross-functional, multi-disciplinary teams. Key EW program objectives are to improve/enhance air vehicle survivability, through the abilities to detect, deny, deceive, degrade and/or disrupt adversaries Integrated Air Defenses. Drawing strength from our differences, we are innovating for the future, and you can, too. Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first – exemplified by our mission: “We Protect Those Who Protect Us®.” Come build your career with us.

As a Systems Engineer, you will work as part of a cross-functional, multi-disciplinary team to design, integrate, debug, and test next generation EW systems. Focused on delivering innovative Electronic Warfare (EW) solutions, individual technical contributions on a related range of Programs will include system development, requirements development, integration & test, and test planning and execution in a field deployment environment.


  • Leading a team of engineers (Hardware, Software, Systems, EE, etc.) on EW related programs.
  • Leads one of more of the following systems engineering functions (Reviews, develops and documents system level operational concepts and mission statements, Develops and evaluates complex system designs and architectures, Leads system level integration and test of systems, verifies and validates complex system designs to ensure conformance with functional specifications and customer requirements)
  • Supports proposal development activities, including proposal text development, cost estimating and presentation activities.
  • Estimating systems cost and schedules by reviewing statements of work for new and revised projects.
  • Preparing and deliver customer and technical presentations.
  • Will have extensive outside contact with customers, other contractors and government officials.
  • Performs systems engineering functions such as developing and managing systems level requirements, developing operational systems concepts, performing system architecture trade studies, originating design concepts or performing systems level integration and test for highly complex systems.
  • Expected to independently formulate and implement complex system solutions.


  • Bachelor Degree and 10+yrs experience / Masters Degree and 8+yrs experience.
  • Leadership skills and experience directing and mentoring engineers on complex programs.
  • Expertise in System Architectures
  • Expert in effectively documenting, communicating, leading and working with a team on designs, results, reports and presentations.
  • Active United States security clearance, Secret

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Masters of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related engineering discipline and 13 years of experience, or PhD with 11 years of experience.
  • Project/Program team member responsible for workflow, which is dynamic in nature.
  • Experience with the development of onboard and/or offboard systems.
  • Experience with EW and/or Radar and Missile Systems
  • RF / FPGA IV&V skills to include lab debug and analysis work.
  • Knowledge of advanced antenna technologies and performance.
  • Active United States security clearance, Top Secret, SCI Eligible

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.

Meet BAE Systems

BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, security and aerospace company headquartered in Arlington, VA, with locations across the country. We deliver 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.