Senior Software Engineer -Systems Integration

    • Stafford, VA

Job Description
BAE Systems is offering an exciting opportunity to support an important and dynamic Department of Justice customer as a Senior Software Engineer-Systems Integration, supporting a highly capable and diverse team driving technical innovation for investigative capabilties. The Senior Software Engineer serves as the technical lead for all software development efforts. The Senior Software Engineer will authoritatively and effectively provide guidance in the overall aspects of the software development efforts to include data architectures, software assurance, and security. The Senior Software Engineer will conduct rapid software prototyping to demonstrate and evaluate technologies in relevant environments; conduct performance, security, and other aspects of evaluating software systems; test software. capabilities using novel testing and analysis techniques; document software with an emphasis on architectures, user stories, and interface definitions; practice agile software development methods; support software development infrastructure and assist in building and configuring computing systems and resources;
The Senior Software Engineer will interface with the technical community and other Government entities to understand challenges, needs, and develop solutions; contribute to improving the overall technical capabilities of the customer organizations specialized mission, by participating in design (software and otherwise) sessions, developing unique capabilities, and sharing insights and practices across Government organizations supporting similar missions.

Required Skills and Education
Minimum Education: The Senior Software Engineer position requires a Bachelor's Degree in one of the following areas: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Software Engineering from an accredited university/college.

Relevant Experience: We may consider candidates without the requisite bachelor's degree if they possess a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in relevant areas, or related fields, have demonstrated development proficiency, and/or advanced knowledge of computer programming and development systems and security practices in addition to the minimum experience requirements below.

Minimum Experience: The Senior Software Engineer should have a minimum often (10) years recent experience in the direct performance of a major program, project, or activity relating to computer software development at the user and kernel level, computer programming, and/ or computer digital forensics.

The Senior Software Engineer should have working knowledge and experience in participating in agile software development practices and team design sessions; experience working on a software development team; demonstrated problem solving ability with the ability to explore and evaluate many possible solutions to problems.

  • Recent work experience as a tech lead and SME on a major program, project, or activity.
  • Recent experience in the direct performance of a major program, project, or activity relating to computer software development at the user and kernel level, computer programming, or computer digital forensics.
  • Professional experience above should include:
  • 5 years of intensive software development experience in modern languages such as C/C++ or Java;
  • Knowledge of other commonly used languages such as Perl, Python, Ruby, Java Script, etc.;
  • Working knowledge of some modern computer paradigms and environments such as NoSQL System, cloud computing and virtualization, parallel programming, network programming, mobile development, and interface development;
  • Familiarity with end-to-end software development activities in Linux/Windows/Unix/web environments;
  • Familiarity with software development tools including Integrated Drive Electronics (IDE's)(Eclipse, IntelliJ, emacs, etc);
  • Version control systems (Git, SVN, etc) and bug tracking systems (e.g. Jira, Bugzilla, Fogbugz);
  • Working knowledge and experience in participating in Agile software practices and team design session;
  • Experience working on a software development team (with a focus on the Android operating system); and
  • Demonstrated problem solving abilities with the ability to explore and evaluate many possible solutions to problems.


  • Preferred Skills and Education
    The desired candidate should have a passion for technology. This individual should be driven to provide innovation while also being able to excel while leading in a team environment.

    Preferred Experience: It is preferred the Senior Software Engineer have five (5) years of intensive software development experience in modern languages such as C/C++ or Java; knowledge of other commonly used languages such as Perl, Python, Ruby, and JavaScript. It is preferred the Senior Software Engineer possess working knowledge of some modern computing paradigms and environments such as NoSQL systems, cloud computing and virtualization, parallel programming, network programming, mobile development, and interface development. It is also preferred that the Senior Software Engineer be familiar with end-to-end software development activities in Linux/Windows/Unix/Web environments, software development tools including IDEs (Eclipse, lntelliJ, and Emacs), version control systems (Git, and Svn) and bug tracking systems (e.g., Jira, Bugzilla, Fogbugz). It is preferred the Senior Software Engineer possess experience in agile software development practices and team design sessions; experience working on a software development team; demonstrated problem solving ability with the ability to explore and evaluate many possible solutions to problems. Previous experience supporting law enforcement programs is helpful.

    About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
    BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit www.baesystems.com and follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/baesystemsintel.


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