FAST Labs Software Engineer I
You don't see it, but it's there. Our employees work on the world's most advanced electronics - from saving emissions in the City of Lights to powering the Mars Rover to protecting the F-35 fighter jet. At Electronic Systems, you'll be among the brightest minds, working on the aerospace and defense industry's most difficult problems. Drawing strength from our differences, we're innovating for the future. And you can, too.
Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first - exemplified by our missions: "We Protect Those Who Protect Us ® " and "We Innovate For Those Who Move The World TM ."
Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with us.
We are looking for entry level candidates (December 2018 or May 2019 Graduates) who love to create cutting edge software.
The FAST Labs (FL) business area is the innovative research and development engine within the Electronic Systems (ES) Sector of BAE that helps drive research efforts for leading academic and DoD research institutions by iteratively building software systems and demonstrations that show customers what is possible. We then help turn those research prototypes into differentiators for BAE Systems.
FL has helped many entry-level engineers contribute significantly to projects for the nation's most prestigious research organizations including DARPA, Army Research Labs, and Air Force Research Labs.
As an Entry-Level engineer in FL Software Engineering, you will work on cross-functional teams under the guidance of a Senior Engineer and the mentorship of a Sr. Principal Engineer to demonstrate the solutions to some of the United States' most pressing problems.
Our entry-level engineers typically participate in the complete software development lifecycle including designing, developing, debugging, testing, configuring, and deploying our complex, software solutions, applying state-of-the-art software development tools and techniques , working alongside other highly motivated engineers and researchers that are passionate about protecting our military service personnel.
As a member of the Software Engineering Directorate, you will have opportunities to develop strong and increasingly complex software skills and stay current in the software discipline. The organization focuses on career development of our software engineers and advancement of the craft of software engineering.
In this exciting role, you will enjoy opportunities to take on diverse and challenging work assignments, flexible scheduling with every other Friday off, an inviting and supportive culture, competitive compensation, and an excellent benefits package that includes tuition reimbursement for advanced degrees.
For those candidates in their first year after graduation, BAE's Year One program provides recent college graduates with a unique experience to jumpstart your engineering career. As part of the program, you explore different projects and technologies by participating in rotations. You also develop skills by receiving immediate mentorship from experienced managers and engineers, and participate in classes and workshops to expand your knowledge of yourself, technology and our company. Finally, you network and collaborate to make lasting connections with peers, employees and leadership.
Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Required Skills and Education
Object-Oriented language experience (C++/C#/Java)
Motivated individual with strong problem-solving abilities, willingness to perform a wide variety of related tasks
Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
Current US Citizenship is required.
Preferred Skills and Education
Current Java software development experience on Windows or Linux
Current C++ software development experience on Windows or Linux
Experience with any of Distributed Systems, Multi-threaded systems, or Military systems or simulations
Full Life-Cycle Software Development experience
Agile Development experience
Experience designing and/or implementing software algorithms
Experience developing: Operating Systems, Programming Languages, Compilers, User Interfaces, Amazon Web Services, Cyber security, Object-Oriented Design / Architecture experience
Familiarity with source control systems and configuration management practices
Active defense security clearance
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve.
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