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Program Engineering Manager II Viper

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description See what you're missing. Our employees work on the world's most advanced electronics - from detecting threats for F-35 pilots to illuminating the night for soldiers. Spanning air, land, sea, and space, we are developing the technology of tomorrow, delivered today. Drawing strength from our differences, we're 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--." Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems.We are seeking a person desiring a career as a Program Engineering Manager (PEM) for our Fort Worth, Texas site. The candidate's role will require strong leadership and technical abilities to oversee engineering projects in the aerospace defense industry. As the engineering lead, the PEM (also sometimes referred to as the Chief Engineer) will serve as the technical lead for the Viper MLV product and services. This requires a strong technical leader who understands the USAF and foreign air forces' needs, flight-line test equipment, and their mission and/or applications for ensuring fighter aircraft availability for both the flight-line and back shop.In Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Systems, you'll help develop systems that sense, control, exploit and disseminate actionable information to warfighters supporting a variety of missions.This position manages the on-site engineers' technical tasks, identifies appropriate staffing needs, and is a key member of the product line leadership team. Other program stakeholders for which this technical leader interfaces are the program managers, contracts, finance, quality, operations, suppliers, and our customers. This engineering leadership position is involved in the complete engineering (ISO certified) lifecycle of products and programs from concept definition, through the proposal phase, requirements analysis, development and test, verification, and sustainment. This includes performing reviews of the various engineering work-products produced by the engineers during the lifecycle. In addition, key responsibilities include overseeing the engineering lifecycle associated with the VIPER Memory Loader/Verifier hardware and software modifications to meet aircrafts' new capabilities.As the PEM, you will prepare engineering inputs for proposals (i.e., basis of estimates, schedules) in accordance with Certified Cost & Pricing Data requirements, as well as be an active participant in customer negotiations of our proposals. Excellent writing skills will be necessary in this role, to generate Technical Volumes for winning competitive proposals. Additional requirements for this position is demonstrate subject matter expertise in aircraft systems (e.g., avionics, armament, electrical, etc.), the application of military standards to products, and be able to conduct briefings to customers/stakeholders. (e.g., technical issues, capability updates, product roadmaps, design reviews, etc.) Also, serve as a key technical interface with USAF, LM Aero, foreign customers, and internal stakeholders. Additionally, this technical leader should keep abreast of the latest technologies in the aerospace industry for potential integration into current flight-line and/or back-shop products. This includes the Air Force's flight line of the future applications, as well as modular open systems, and digital engineering initiatives.Because this role involves a combination of collaborative/in-person and independent work, it will take the form of a hybrid work format, with time split between working onsite and remotely. Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status.Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in related engineering field.
  • 10+ years' in aircraft Support Equipment/flight-line test equipment
  • Experience leading a diverse engineering team in project performance, technical problem solving, performing trade studies.
  • Ability to manage budget and schedule.
  • Have a sound understanding of engineering principles.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent technical writing skills
  • Secret clearancePreferred Education, Experience, & Skills
    • Masters of Science degree in related engineering field.
    • Experience developing proposals, ECPs, and whitepapers focused on new business.
    • Strong planning and organizational skills with the ability to diagnose, resolve complex problems and to develop improved methods to increase program efficiency.
    • Experience with customer/stakeholder communication, management, relationship building, and customer satisfaction
    • Experience communicating with foreign military customers/stakeholders.
    • Experience using digital engineering tools and modeling.Pay InformationFull-Time Salary Range: $127900 - $217400Please 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 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.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.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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