BAE Systems

Lead Software Engineer

3+ months agoEndicott, NY

Job Description
Object Oriented Software Engineering Lead
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 WorldTM." Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with us.
Engineers at our Endicott NY location support the following Business Area's
Controls & Avionics Solutions (CAS):
In Controls & Avionics Solutions, you will have the opportunity to help define and develop the next generation of avionics - whether it is fly-by-wire flight controls, full authority digital engine controls, or power management.


  • The Ideal candidate for this position will have experience leading small teams of Object Oriented Software Engineers of varying experience levels.
  • Candidate must have experience implementing an agile development approach.
  • Candidate must have experience architecting, coding and maintaining complex Object Oriented Software.
  • Candidate must have a strong working knowledge, and demonstrated application of, Object Oriented design practices such as inheritance, polymorphism, encapsulation, etc.
  • Must be comfortable reverse engineering existing code bases to address problem reports, implement enhancements and improve overall structure for maintainability.
  • Familiarity with one or more Object Oriented programming languages such as C++ C# JAVA etc.
  • Must be comfortable operating in a dynamic rapidly evolving technology space.
  • Must be comfortable operating in an Integrated Product Team (IPT) supporting a diverse cross functional team.
  • Must be comfortable presenting to wide variety of stakeholders including customers, managers and end users.
  • The Ideal candidate will have a proven track record of successfully leading Object Oriented Software development teams, delivering on commitments, and mentoring and developing their team in the process.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Required Skills
  • U.S. citizenship.
  • Ability to Obtain a Secret Clearance.
  • Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or other related technical field.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or other related technical field.
  • BS with 10+ Years of Experience, MS with 8+ Years' Experience, PhD with 5+ Years of Experience.
Preferred Skills and Education
Experience in any the following areas are a plus.
  • Experience in Safety Critical or Mission Critical Industries such as:
    • Aerospace, Military, Medical, Automotive, Industrial / Energy / Nuclear
  • Experience in transitioning projects from waterfall development to agile development.
  • Experience with MATLAB Simulink.
  • Experience with Auto Generated code.
  • Experience with Aerospace Guidance Navigation & Control (GNC).
  • Experience with control law development & vehicle dynamics experience.
  • Experience with Autonomous vehicle control.
Experience with specific Manned-Unmanned Teaming (MUM-T) approaches or general Human and Autonomous cooperation, coordination & control.

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
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. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' 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. 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.