CedarRapidsRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Cedar Rapids jobs

Hardware Engineering Manager

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: May 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description Would you like to lead a team to solve challenging problems that deliver enhanced capabilities to our military service personnel? Does being a part of the team creating industry-leading military GPS products excite you? Then navigate your way to BAE Systems Inc. Navigation and Sensor Systems (NSS) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.BAE Systems is currently looking for a Hardware Engineering Manager to lead a team focused on building up the military Airborne Products and advancing the Hardware Technologies for the NSS Organization. This position offers abundant opportunity to acquire in-depth knowledge of NSS GPS technology and architecture, and to apply that knowledge in a team environment to develop the world's most cutting-edge navigation solutions. Candidates should have a solid understanding of hardware development approach, transition to production, qualification testing practices, a proven track record of leading teams either directly or indirectly to achieve complex design objectives and a passion to help coach and mentor Hardware Engineers to grow. At BAE systems, we develop capabilities for our warfighters to outpace the continual evolution of the threat environment or as we say within BAE Systems, 'We protect those who protect us'.In this role, you will be responsible for managing a group of Hardware Engineers, providing them with technical mentoring, career guidance and performance feedback. As the team leader you will be responsible for the overall performance of the team to meet the objectives of the business. To shape and grow the team you will be integral in interviewing and hiring new team members and ensuring staffing levels and skill sets are aligned with the programs and business needs. You will be an engaged member of the Engineering Leadership Team and expected to work closely with other discipline Team Leaders, Program Managers, and business development to influence roadmaps and understand customer and market needs. You will leverage your technical skills to ensure our design, implementations, and sustainment solutions meet and exceed our customers' expectations. You will also have opportunities for technical engagement in architecture and design reviews, strategic initiative implementation, bid and proposal development, next generation solution planning and other areas that align with your skills and career aspirations.As a committed leader within Hardware Engineering, you will help guide Engineers in their career advancement as well as push development initiatives and best practices across the discipline. We also expect all our leaders to set positive examples for working across boundaries, helping out others, and celebrating successes to create the ideal culture and work environment for our teams to thrive in. Our organization focuses on career development of our Hardware Engineers and advancement of the craft of Hardware Engineering. You will work alongside other highly motivated Engineers passionate about creating new products and protecting our military service personnel.Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) discipline, or Masters of Science
  • Current US Citizenship is required.
  • Have the ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance
  • Experience in a people manager role or a matrix leader role on a development project
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
    • Experience working with GPS technologies.
    • Hardware Design experience.
    • Product Transition to Production Experience.
    • Experience in overall successful project execution and oversight.
    • Experience creating project plans and setting up project schedules.
    • Experience identifying, hiring, and training staff for project execution.
    • Experience in supporting pursuit activities, including bids and proposals.
    • Ability to guide employees through complicated or difficult situations effectively and professionally.
    • Experience presenting to technical audiences.
    • Highly motivated to solve complex problems and continuously improve.
    • Existing Secret or Top Secret Security Clearance.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.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Cedar Rapids , Hardware Engineering Manager, Engineering , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Iowa jobs by following @recnetIA on Twitter!

Cedar Rapids RSS job feeds