Lead Software Engineer

Job Description

GXP is looking for a Lead Software Engineer to guide our DRS team. Qualified candidates must have experience leading small development teams, whose mission is to create high quality solutions in an extremely dynamic environment. This is a hands-on lead position involving the design, development, and testing solutions to support the overall mission. This role also encompasses technical interactions with our customers to help facilitate solutions to meet their requirements.

About GXP
The Geospatial eXploitation Products (GXP®) business provides licensed software capabilities and geospatial technology R&D. GXP's ability to draw on internal data production and technology expertise has allowed it to deliver superior products to the user community. GXP often finds ways to improve software implementation through user conferences and regional workshops, where important feedback and insight is gathered from customers.

GXP commercial software, GXP Xplorer®, GXP WebView®, SOCET GXP®, and SOCET SET® provide customers with comprehensive image and video analysis, data management and geospatial production capabilities. These products serve government and civil customers' needs for photogrammetry, mapping, GIS, image exploitation, precision targeting, geospatial intelligence, 3-D visualization, simulation and mission planning.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 10 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

-- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field with fifteen years of actual work experience
-- Experience mentoring and leading small development teams with a proven track-record of success.
-- Experience in a customer-facing technical role.
-- Experience estimating, planning, scheduling, designing and reviewing technical solutions across multiple product releases.
-- Experience developing C/C++ solutions on both Windows and Linux.
-- Strong working knowledge of C/C++.
-- Strong foundation of software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution.
-- Strong working knowledge of image processing concepts.
-- Strong working knowledge of common image file formats (TIFF/GeoTIFF, NITF 2.1, JPEG2000, JPEG, etc).
-- Experience with image compression/decompression concepts.
-- Experience defining and executing rigorous unit tests for low-level algorithms.
-- Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact well within a team.
-- U.S. CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED. Candidates selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and will need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Preferred Skills and Education

Strongly Desired Skills:
-- Proficient analytical, problem solving and debugging skills.
-- Ability to work in areas outside of usual comfort zone and love to learn new technologies.
-- The ability to work well in a very dynamic, fast moving environment with high expectations.

Preferred Skills:
-- Experience with image data such as HSI/MSI and SAR.
-- Experience developing client code that securely and efficiently communicates with server-side services.
-- Knowledge of data sharing across applications a plus.
-- Experience with Agile software development (Kanban).
-- Experience developing code using configuration management and issue tracking systems to track software releases and changes (JIRA, SVN, GIT, ClearCase).
-- Experience with Java, C shell, Perl scripting, XML.
-- Familiarity with motion imagery manipulation/processing.
-- Familiarity with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and JSON.

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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