Scientist II

BAE Systems

Hill AFB, UT


Job Description
The Opportunity
Join BAE Systems' Air & Space Force Solutions and be part of a diverse and enthusiastic team who solves some of the world's most complex technical challenges. There is never a dull moment on this strategic effort, a cornerstone for the nation’s security!  The 'Sentinel' Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Program will replace the aging Minuteman III (MMIII) ICBM, the first of its kind in over 50 years.  This program is considered a “mega-project” and one of the most complex in the history of the Department of Defense.  The new ICBM weapon system acquisition effort brings with it the newest digital engineering tools and Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) practices to meet existing warfighter requirements, while having the adaptability and flexibility to affordably address changing technology and threat environments through 2075.  As part of the U.S. Air Force's Integration Support Contract (ISC), BAE Systems provides Advisory and Assistance Services in the areas of engineering, logistics, management, scientific analysis, and other subject matter expertise to augment and optimize management of the Sentinel ICBM Prime Contractor.

The Role
BAE Systems is looking for a Geographic Information System (GIS) Analyst accountable to the Integration Support Contract (ISC) to support the Sentinel Intercontinental Ballistic Missile program for the United States Air Force. The ideal candidate has experience working in a fast-paced environment, engaging directly with stakeholders to implement, enhance, and support GIS solutions.
Daily responsibilities include:
  • Developing GIS WebApps, Dashboards, and maps to support the Government Customer
  • Performing data management tasks such as reviewing, maintaining, creating, and analyzing geospatial data in accordance with Air Force standards
  • Creating automation tools such as scripts and queries to support geospatial data review and integration between different stakeholder systems
  • Assisting in the development of standard policies and procedures for digital engineering
  • Utilizing Esri ArcGIS Enterprise and ArcGIS Online environments to analyze and manage geospatial data
  • Facilitating meetings with stakeholders to gather digital engineering requirements for application development
  • Integrating new geospatial tools and technologies with existing systems to provide innovative solutions to the Government Customer

Location
Why Utah? You’ve got to see it to believe it! Utah is an amazing state with diverse geography, a unique culture and an exceptional quality of life. 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, camping, boating, mountain biking, and world-class skiing at resorts that hosted the 2002 Winter Olympics and is favorably positioned to host the 2034 event. The state is home to five amazing National Parks and an easy drive from two more; Grand Teton and Yellowstone. The Salt Lake City area offers a vast array of cultural activities and businesses including professional sports teams. It is a western states hub for world-class, cutting-edge medical and health care. The Salt Lake International Airport is modernizing and offers easy, direct access to just about anywhere in the world.

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.

Primary support will be to BAE Systems, Inc. Intelligence & Security (I&S) and the Platforms & Services (P&S) sectors. 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. The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair…just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

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.
Required Skills and Education
  • Three years work experience (consecutive or accumulative) 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, GIS, Urban Planning, Environmental Science, Geophysics, or related fields
  • Working knowledge of Esri ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Pro, Model Builder, Data Reviewer, Story Maps, Python, and other related geospatial tools
  • Ability to obtain a Secret (or higher) security clearance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.
Preferred Skills and Education
  • Master's degree in Construction, in Computer Science, Information Systems, GIS, Urban Planning, Environmental Science, Geophysics, or related fields
  • Active Secret clearance
  • Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS); Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Background with land acquisition, environmental permitting, NEPA, or construction planning is a plus
  • Experience with construction activities and project tracking software

Typical Education and Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience
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