Principal Level Software Engineer

Job Description
BAE Systems is seeking a talented Principal Level Software engineer who is looking for a position that fosters a work environment in which technical excellence is highly valued. You will be an integrated team member collaborating with System, Hardware, and Test engineers in one or more of the phases of Project Planning, Requirements Development, Design, Development, Integration and Testing. You will apply your skills to develop high-quality real-time embedded software for either new or fielded electronics platforms.
Duties include developing complex Radar Warning and/or Electronic Attack software architecture and designs on projects. You will be leading the evaluation of complex Electronic Attack software designs to identify design flaws. You will lead software development in C++ utilizing sound Object Oriented principles and Open Architecture while conforming to existing code development strategies and processes. You will prepare design documentation intended to be used within complex programs or across sets of programs in accordance with established processes. You will utilize either a Linux based software development environment. You will be integrating and testing in the selected target test environments.

You will provide Software Project Management reporting, documentation and providing updates to Program Management. You will be the Software Technical Leader on small project initiatives (2-6 Engineers). You will participate in external project interactions with other companies.

You will support the business development efforts. You represent the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects. You will brief the customers' regularly on technical concepts and establish relationships with current and potential customers. You will generate ideas for potential proposals and will be responsible for sections of proposals.

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Computer Science, or other Scientific degree with suitable software engineering content, with 8+ years of experience or Master's degree in same with 6+ years experience or PhD in same with 3+ years related experience.

Must be a US Citizen and hold a secret clearance or higher.

Need to be proficient in:
- C++
- Object Oriented Design/Development
- Open Architectures
- Linux OS
- Requirements Management
- Version Control
- Continuous Integration Tools
- Unit Testing

Preferred Skills and Education
Prefer Proficiency in:
- Java
- QT
- Requirements Management (DOORS)
- Version Control (Git, Clearcase, SVN)
- Earn Value Management Systems Training

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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