BAE Systems Chief Scientist I in Burlington, Massachusetts

Cyber SecurityChief Scientist Position Impacting Cutting-Edge

Research and Development for Government Clients !

Who we are:

The BAE Systems' Cyber & Communications Technologies (CCT) Product Line is a leading multidisciplinary research and development organization dedicated to maintaining system performance in the face of modern cyber threats. Through collaboration with Department of Defense (DoD), Intelligence Community (IC), academia, and the industrial research base, our organization develops new technologies to seed future military capabilities.

Who you are:

The Cyber Defense and Networking Directorate within CCT is seeking an individual with a high level of self-initiative as a Chief Scientist to lead and grow our research and development portfolio in technologies that secure next-generation networking technologies while sustaining high performance.

Duties of this position include:

Oversee the execution of R&D research as Principal Investigator. Deconstruct complex and often ill-defined challenges into a research plan that extends the state-of-the-art. Work with government partners, internal research staff, management and academic partners to execute the research plan despite aggressive deadlines and shifting priorities.

Direct the technical work of engineers and researchers spanning multiple disciplines. Continue to grow our research base through marketing and proposal writing. Identify emerging trends and assemble the research expertise necessary to address customer challenges.

Work closely with government technologies as a trusted advisor to ensure effective investment of the government's limited budget. Support the growth of BAE Systems' intellectual property base through the development of patents and trade-secrets. Collaborate with BAE Systems' business areas to cultivate technology transition and develop next-generation product capabilities.

Set future strategic direction and concept shaping through technology roadmaps. Build broad support through partnerships, IR&D investment, and cooperation with military leadership. Advance our research expertise and reputation. Work with CCT leadership to recruit lead researchers and develop new technical staff. Participate in conference and journals to advance the current state-of-the-art. Mentor junior staff while also working with leadership to create a culture of innovation.

Minimum Education And Experience

Bachelor's Degree and 15 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills And Education

Required education:

16 Years of experiencewith a Master's degree; 13 years with a Doctorate degree

Summary of responsibilities:

40% Overseeing or leading research teams and projects, conducting research 25% Defining, pursuing, and developing research directions, proposals, and projects 20% Writing research papers, developing and delivering technical presentations 15 % Participating in leadership and management activities.

  • Develop and maintain strong customer relationships to identify customer objectives, priorities, and requirements to position BAE Systems as an innovative industry leader.

  • Leads internal and external project interactions

  • Self-starter, and highly motivated to succeed

  • Mentors less experienced staff

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering 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 and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Chief Scientist I

Burlington, Massachusetts

24936BR-1000