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BAE Systems Mechanical Test Engineer II in San Jose, California

Job Description

Have you ever wanted to drive a tank and fire the gun? BAE Systems is hiring a senior level engineer to support field testing, as well as work in the vehicle technology integration lab and mechanical components lab for combat vehicle.We are hiring a senior level engineering position at BAE Systems, Combat Mission Systems (CMS) in the Integration and Test organization in San Jose, CA. This is a hands-on and in person engineering position and includes traveling to support field tests.

This position supports product development, integration and testing to verify requirements on tracked and wheeled military vehicle platforms including M2 BFV, M7 BFIST, M270 MLRS, ACV 1.1 and others.

The broad variety of responsibilities and skills include:

  • Test requirements analysis, decomposition and test plan development; test environment design and set-up (including fixtures, control systems, monitoring tools and instrumentation); test execution; data analysis and troubleshooting with recommendations; and test reporting.

  • Vehicle (system) level testing includes software/hardware verification testing in a lab environment and field testing for vehicle performance, durability, navigation, targeting and weapon system testing.

  • Component level testing includes engineering, development and qualification tests for vibration, shock, thermal, hydraulic, airflow, electrical, limit/ultimate loading and cyclic tests.

  • Advanced skills to be developed include vibration and shock expertise, custom instrumentation setup, lab and on vehicle operational testing, data analysis and reporting.

  • This position supports a variety of tests conducted in the Vehicle Technology and Integration Lab (VTIL); at Camp Roberts, CA; and in the Mechanical Component Lab (MCL).

2023 California Salary Range: $80,040 - $136,080.

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.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Typically a bachelor's degree in engineering and 2 years relevant experience. We may consider additional experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Core engineering background in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

  • Initiative and leadership.

  • Mechanical aptitude with hands-on abilities and strong troubleshooting skills.

  • Must work well independently and as part of a team.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to provide clear direction and guidance and/or execute on given direction from others.

  • Ability to travel for a month at a time.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • System or component level integration and testing experience including instrumentation and data acquisition setup, and data analysis.

  • Experience with CAN Bus and/or MIL-STD-1553 Bus, and familiarity with monitoring and analysis tools.

  • Test fixture design using CREO/Pro Engineer and/or other physical based modeling skills.

  • Advanced data processing, analysis, and presentation (MATLAB, VBA, etc).

  • Experience with Vibration, Shock, ESS and HALT testing skills and/or MIL-STD-810 Environmental Testing with programming and operations of electrodynamic shakers.

  • Training in spectral analysis relative to vibration testing, mechatronics skills, automotive design, or related test experience are preferred.

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance.

Mechanical Test Engineer II


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