Entry Level Software Engineer

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking talented entry-level Software Engineers to join our Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Systems rapidly growing work force. If you are someone who wants to make a difference and be part of a collaborative team that works to build innovative products to protect our warfighter, BAE Systems is the place for you. At BAE Systems Electronic Systems, our mission is "We Protect Those Who Protect Us®." You can be part of the team that brings our soldiers home safe.

Working within C4ISR Systems you will apply your skills to develop high-quality software that provides actionable intelligence for our warfighters through electronic products and innovative technical solutions. You can be working on systems deployed in the depths of the ocean to outer space, and everywhere in between. Our New Jersey location provides critical products and technologies for our C4ISR and Electronic Warfare business areas. Our state of the art engineering solutions ensures you're at the leading edge of technology development.

New hires will be exposed to the full software lifecycle from requirements development through integration and testing, as part of our standard rotation program for college graduates. You can expect to rotate to a new program, site, Business Area or program phase on an approximately annual basis for the first few years of your career to gain breadth in your experience.

Immediate opportunities exist for Software Engineers to design, implement, and test real time, embedded software for various military electronic systems such as Software Defined Radios, Avionics, and Electronic Warfare systems. We employ agile software technologies such as Scrum, Continuous Integration, and code refactoring to improve the quality of delivered systems. Develop web-based, Java, and .NET-based Graphical User Interface software which interfaces to various embedded electronic systems. Develop scripts and web based interfaces for engineering productivity improvement tools including configuration management tools, software build tools, and automated software testing tools. BAE Systems will provide focus and technical growth opportunities for new college graduates by assigning tasks that are technically challenging, achievable, time-boxed, and under the direction of a technical lead or mentor.

Future May 2018 graduates are welcome to apply as the company will hire engineers for future projects.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Requires Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or similar
  • Must be proficient with C++ programming language
  • Must be eligible for Secret security clearance
Preferred Skills and Education
  • Knowledge of hardware/software interfacing techniques
  • Familiarity with real time, concurrent programming techniques
  • Exposure to software design concepts including the use of the Unified Modeling Language (UML)
  • Secret security clearance is preferred, but can be obtained once started
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

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


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