Engineering Careers

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If you're passionate about technology. If you've got the technical chops. If your friends introduce you as the smartest person they've met. Then we want you. And, we want you to think big: Push the limits of possible. Create the future. Work on the most exciting projects in the world. Add your patents to our list of over 1,000 inventions. You'll partner with the best minds in the industry. We can't wait, and neither should you. Can you dare to dare greatly? 
F-35 Electronic Warfare Operations and work force expansion in Manchester, NH

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Are you ready to push the limits of what’s possible? Find out what’s possible for you with a career at BAE Systems.

We are hosting an interview week beginning on October 20 through October 23 at our Manchester, N.H. facility.
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  • Austin, Texas Careers

    Join us in “Boomtown USA.” Our engineers work on the world’s most advanced electronics to create systems that protect our warfighters.
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  • New Hampshire Careers

    We’re expanding our team and are looking to hire talented individuals to help harness our creative energy.
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  • Massachusetts Careers

    Build the impossible. Our R&D team develops products that change the world.
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  • New York, New Jersey Careers

    Join the brightest minds working on the aerospace and defense industry’s most difficult problems.
     
     
     
     
     
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  • Engineering and Technology Careers

    Engineering and Technology
     
    Are you ready to innovate? We create science, technology and engineering breakthroughs to solve some of our customers’ toughest challenges.
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  • Clearance Careers
     

    Clearance jobs
     
    Do you have an active U.S. DoD Security Clearance? Work with our highly talented team on important national security projects.
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  • Research & Development Careers

    FAST Labs Autonomy
     
    Be a part of the team that pushes the limits of what’s possible. The FAST Labs™ R&D group creates advanced technologies that give our customers the edge they need to win and our employees the chance to change the world.
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Fun facts about BAE Systems

  • We helped pioneer home video games, now a trillion dollar industry.
  • Our legacy company Fairchild Imaging, practically launched Silicon Valley
  • We manufacture computer chips found in all of the major satellites and space vehicles
  • We invented the head-up display that can be found in aircraft and newer cars
  • One of our legacy companies invented the radio
  • We invented the sonar buoy and are leaders in underwater detection
  • Before there were drones, we were building the controls in unmanned aircraft
  • We have more than 14,000 hybrid electric buses on the road
  • We invented the panoramic x-ray for dentists
  • We mapped the moon for NASA during the Apollo missions
  • We have eight Employee Resources Groups in our Multicultural network dedicated to education, engagement, and empowerment.
 

Home to 15,000 professionals

In addition to producing technological innovation with military-grade resilience, our Electronic Systems sector is home to more than 15,000 talented people worldwide who excel at taking on challenges that support our armed forces in the field; millions of people traveling by air, land, and sea; and our communities and education systems at home.

Engineering the future

Electronic Systems spans commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems including aircraft flight and engine controls, electronic warfare and night vision systems, surveillance and reconnaissance sensors, mobile networked communications equipment, and environmentally friendly vehicle propulsion systems.

Diversity

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We know that an inclusive workplace, where employees of all backgrounds feel respected, valued and can reach their full potential is vitally important. We enable and inspire creativity and collaboration and believe diversity of skills, abilities, and perspectives strengthens our culture and our overall performance.
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    Over 30 years of experience, designing and certifying Full Authority Digital Engine Controls (FADEC) across an install base 30,000+, enables our experts to apply our gained knowledge to increase functionality and performance for the latest engine system

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    The U.S. Government's only program of record for 2.75 in / 70 mm laser-guided rockets, our APKWS rocket bridges the gap between unguided rockets and anti-armor munitions.
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    The U.S. Government's only program of record for 2.75 in / 70 mm laser-guided rockets, our APKWS rocket bridges the gap between unguided rockets and anti-armor munitions.

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    A small unmanned aerial vehicle flies over a desert. Stylized GPS signals provide information to the aircraft.

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  • About Us

    Every day, our defense and commercial customers come to us with challenges that demand world-class engineering, insightful program management, advanced manufacturing expertise, and a passion for defying the impossible. Our customers turn to Electronic Systems for novel solutions to their most complex problems, and we are proud to deliver.

    The Electronic Systems (ES) sector of BAE Systems, Inc. is a global leader in researching, developing, implementing, and maintaining cutting edge commercial, defense, and space electronics. Our teams continuously set new performance and innovation standards in control, communications, guidance, detection, protection, power, and propulsion technologies and systems across a wide range of platforms.

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See our portfolio of solutions

ES offers a diverse portfolio that is continually growing and evolving to give our customers the edge they need in the air, on and under water, on land, in space, and in cyberspace, including:

  • Electronic warfare technology and aircraft survivability systems, including integrated threat warning and next generation countermeasure systems.
  • Precision guidance for weapon systems, and day/night surveillance and targeting for soldiers and vehicles.
  • Advanced, high-reliability space electronics for resilient mission payloads, and secure ground systems.
  • Tactical and broadband data link communications for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems that provide interoperability and situational awareness.
  • Signals intelligence technologies for detection, exploitation, manipulation, and targeting of signals.
  • Software and systems offering big data management and data fusion that leverages domain expertise in geospatial; intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance; and mission management.
  • Mission-critical flight, pilot, and engine controls, including flight decks, cabin systems, head-up displays, power management systems, and more.
  • Alternative energy vehicle propulsion and power management systems providing high performance electrification solutions that advance mobility, efficiency, and capability.
  • Research and development product lines innovating new technologies for advanced capabilities in defense electronics, autonomy, cyber, electronic warfare, and sensors and processing.
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