BAE Systems Manassas , VA 20108
BAE Systems is seeking experienced and energetic engineering professionals to augment and help lead our established and rapidly expanding engineering team focused on cutting edge Laser Communications Systems. We are looking for a Product Technical Lead (PTL) who can coordinate and manage the engineering activities and is interested in leadership role in a growing market. The successful candidate will serve as the Engineer Manager responsible for a line of free space optical communication products. Apply now to join a dedicated team designing and building innovative solutions that will continue to lead the industry.
Specific job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Serve as the Engineering focal point for the project for integrated plans, issues reporting, risk management, etc.
Prime customer POC for all technical issues REQUIRES strong communication ability both written and verbal
Coordinate technical input for proposals and participate in subsequent contract negotiations
Interface with project management, engineering cost account managers, design teams and functional engineering organizations to obtain agreement on allocated requirements, to resolve/clarify/revise system level requirements issues and ambiguities in configuration item design during the program development phase.
Review all technical changes to requirements from the program office. Coordinate the analysis of the impact of technical changes to schedule/budget and ensure implementation and consistent design integrity.
Interface with functional engineering organizations to ensure programs are adequately staffed and executed.
Manage risks and opportunities in cooperation with the assigned system engineering manager and across other teams
Work with customer to maintain notional schedule of program activities
Mentor and guide engineers involved in program activities
The ideal candidate will be a good decision maker that has experience in military electronics, managing programs and leading/coordinating the engineering activities of others. Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with customers are also required. A successful candidate exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments.