BAE Systems has exciting opportunities on Vandenberg Space Force Base, California supporting operational test launches in our nation’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) program. The successful candidate will plan and execute tests that measure the current and future capability of the nation’s ICBM force. This mission establishes planning factors in operational conditions such as accuracy and reliability, weapon system components and subsystems for modification, and overall operational safety, suitability, and effectiveness. This position directly supports preflight planning, launch support and post launch analyses. We offer our team of professionals an environment with challenging, stimulating, and rewarding career opportunities.
Salary Range: $86,235 - $146,635
Please 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.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
This position requires a Bachelor of Science degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) field with seven years of relevant experience, and skills in the following areas:
ICBM reentry vehicles and reentry systems
ICBM test plans and procedures
Payload processing, builds and testing
Launch preparation and test data evaluation
Preflight mission planning
Special studies and analyses as required
Possess excellent verbal and written technical communication skills.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret Security Clearance, which includes U.S. citizenship or U.S. naturalization.
Valid U.S. Driver’s License required.
Some travel required.
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
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. Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. 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.