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User Engagement Engineer

Aurora, CO
Job Description
Ready to make a difference? Our employees design, integrate, and test the world’s next generation communication and electronic warfare systems for the United States DoD and international customers. You will be among the brightest minds, working on the aerospace and defense industry’s most difficult problems. Drawing strength from our differences, we’re innovating for the future. 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 us.

Our products provide critical mission capabilities to address the ever-evolving challenges and threats to our nation’s security and the war fighter.

BAE Systems is looking for a mission-focused experienced User Engagement engineer to work in an Agile, fast paced environment. The User Engagement engineer focuses on working directly with customers, end users and development engineers to conceptualize, architect and present solutions that solve the toughest mission needs. The User Engagement engineer plays a key role in the agile development process by acting as the interface between the end users and the development team to ensure that the delivered product meets or exceeds the users’ needs. He or she presents design artifacts or prototypes to users, gathers feedback, and works with the customer and development team to adjudicate feedback for potential incorporation into the in-work product or as future enhancements.

Because of the need for consistent, in-person collaboration and/or the requirement to perform all work onsite due to the nature of this particular role, it will be performed full-time on site. This means work will be conducted on location at a BAE Systems facility (or customer facility) 100% of the time.

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 take pride in important work-life balance initiatives including every other Friday Off, Flextime, and Telecommuting. 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.

Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Required Skills:
  • Experience with Government contracting for the Space market to include Ground Processing, Command and Control and/or Intelligence Systems
  • Experience with TCPED processes, practices and tools at the IC and/or COCOM level, focusing on tasking and collection
  • Experience working on-site with customers and end users in the DoD and/or Intelligence Community
  • Exceptional verbal, writing and listening skills: Ability to communicate complex technical solutions across the development and customer environments
  • Ability to coordinate, schedule and lead user engagement activities across multiple DoD and IC organizations with minimal oversight and direction; self-motivation is a must
  • Familiarity in writing and understanding CONOPs documents to describe customer issues and problem areas as well as system requirements analysis practices
  • Understanding of Agile software development practices
  • Motivated individual with strong problem-solving abilities
  • Willing to travel (up to 25%)

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Preferred Skills:
  • Holding an active Top Secret/SCI clearance would be highly desired
  • Experience with Analytics or Activity Based Intelligence (ABI) solutions
  • Understanding of Object Based Production (OBP) tradecraft and emerging services
  • Willingness to learn new products and technologies and seek out opportunities for program growth
  • Understanding of User Interface design and development practices
  • Ability to develop improved methods to increase program efficiency
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to travel independently to CONUS locations

Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $126610 - $215270

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.

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.
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