Hill AFB, Utah, USA
Clearance Level: Secret
BAE Systems is seeking a motivated Principal Geospatial Systems Engineer for an exciting opportunity to support the Air Force’s acquisition of the next generation Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM).
Why BAE Systems? BAE Systems is the third largest defense contractor in the world with an exceptional, mission-focused culture. The 800+ BAE Systems employees and sub-contractors located at Hill Air Force Base, Utah are aligned to the United States Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center. We support the Center in sustainment of the existing LGM-30 Minuteman III (MM III) weapon system and acquisition of its replacement, the YLGM-182A Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent (Sentinel). We are a valued mission partner delivering daily excellence and innovative solutions to our government customers. BAE Systems has earned accolades as a “Top Workplace” in Utah based on employee feedback for three consecutive years, earning special distinction for providing a healthy work-life balance for our valued employees. We work very hard to ensure this is a great place to work!
Why Utah? You’ve got to see it to believe it! Utah is an amazing state with a diverse and eclectic culture and truly offers a new experience for anyone willing to search. We are located north of Salt Lake City at the foot of the beautiful Wasatch Mountains. The area offers an incredible range of outdoors pursuits across the seasons including hiking, climbing, hunting, fishing, and camping, boating and world class skiing at resorts that hosted the 2002 Winter Olympics. The state is home to five amazing National Parks and an easy drive from two more; Grand Teton and famous first National Park in the world, Yellowstone. The Salt Lake City area offers a vast array of cultural activities and businesses including multiple professional sports teams. It is a western states hub for exceptional, cutting edge medical care with people traveling from across the region for a range of nationally renowned specialty care centers and doctors. The Salt Lake International Airport is expanding and offers easy direct access to just about anywhere you want to fly.
Why Sentinel? The Sentinel Program is an enormous and complex “Mega-Project” modernizing the entire ICBM weapon system deployed across tens of thousands of square miles in five states. Without a doubt Sentinel is one of the DOD’s most important acquisition efforts for the next decade, if not longer. It includes a complete refurbishment of hundreds of aging Minuteman III ICBM facilities to secure and support a newly designed, technologically advanced ballistic missile. It will also provide an entirely new command and control system as well as vast array of required support equipment specifically engineered to operate and sustain the new weapon system over the decades ahead. Sentinel is the Department of Defense’s newest official “program of record” having just achieved Milestone B and enjoys broad, strong support at the national level. It is a long-term project with the weapon system anticipated to deploy over a nine-year period beginning in 2026 and remain operational until at least 2075. Sentinel is a career defining program that will present unique and challenging opportunities that simply available with smaller projects.
This Principal Geospatial Systems Engineer position will support Sentinel Digital Engineering and Western Development Divisions. They will be responsible for supporting the development of next generation modeling and simulation software in support of the entire ICBM enterprise. This position will assist the organization with migrating from traditional waterfall methodologies into modern agile, DevSecOps and cloud native software environments. This position will also support information technology configuration and certification for spatial data systems, developing client-server data analytics platforms and providing project execution support to Sentinel Division leaders throughout all phases of planning, restoration and modernization efforts at current and future facilities across the ICBM enterprise.
Specifically, this core Sentinel team member will be directing and implementing the development and sustainment of secure network based Cloud Native software to create, manipulate, analyze, organize, and present relevant and timely organizational critical data. They will assist in the design, development, testing, implementation and maintenance of enterprise systems to support the lifecycle of Sentinel.
This position requires an active Secret clearance.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Bachelor Degree and 7 years (5 years with MS) of experience in geospatial systems engineering, geospatial analysis, and geospatial application development.
Experience in Cloud native and cyber secure DevSecOps environments.
Proficiency in developing analytical solutions using geopandas, python and Esri ArcGIS Enterprise products, transacting with complex enterprise relational database platforms such as Oracle, MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Development of solutions for complex Business Intelligence ecosystems.
Experience working in a collaborative, fast-paced, multi-discipline aerospace engineering team environment.
Experience with secure IT systems and ATOs which comply with DoD standards and regulations for secure network operations (DoDI 8510.01, RMF, FedRamp, etc).
CompTIA Sec+ certification.
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.
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 / Equal Opportunity Employer
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