Women Impact Tech

Systems Engineering Section Lead

    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 Electronic Combat Solutions (ECS) Section Leader, you will oversee Systems Engineers (SE), who work as part of a cross-functional, multi-disciplinary team to design, integrate, debug, and test next generation EW systems. SEs deliver 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.

This position will require you to be onsite.


  • Lead and manage an ECS Systems Engineering team:
  • Staffing: Recruit, retain, train, recognize, develop, and assign team members as appropriate to meet business area needs
  • Developing individual and group goals and objectives
  • Communicating flow-down
  • Collecting and providing performance feedback
  • Career mentoring including development of career and training plans
  • Ensuring group members adhere to BAE Systems' cultural principals, policies, and vision
  • Tracking program execution through metrics and technical reviews
  • Providing technical support to programs through proposal and cost estimation reviews, participation in independent design reviews, architecture review boards and other technical reviews
  • Develop a strategy to support business area growth that includes your recommendations on how to: Build and sustain the systems engineering workforce and Incorporate industry best practices and new tools and technologies to enhance effectiveness

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Must be eligible for a DoD Secret Clearance up to a Top Secret level
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as Engineering, Mathematics, or Computer Science and 10 years of work experience
  • Engineering background and leadership skills with experience in multiple aspects of the Defense (DoD) product development lifecycle
  • Ability to lead a large organization with diverse cultures and individual differences
  • Proven performance management, mentoring, coaching, and communication skills
  • Ability to formulate a strategic vision and define and implement action plans to achieve goals in a changing environment

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Hold an active DoD Secret Clearance
  • Functional Management Leadership experience (i.e. performance management, staffing
  • Experience across engineering lifecycle (i.e. requirements analysis, architecture design/development, integration, verification, sell-off, security accreditation, and maintenance
  • Advanced technical degree or certification relevant to engineering, technical, or business focu
  • Experience interfacing with internal and external customer
  • Experience developing/reviewing technical and cost artifacts for new business activitie
  • Experience supporting Trade Studies, Con Ops development, Cost Account Management, engineering initiatives and agile process applicatio
  • Experience with SysML

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.