Software Engineer

Job Description
BAE Systems is seeking talented Software engineers who are looking for a company 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 Electronic Attack software designs for systems or subsystems. You will perform real-time, embedded software development in C++ utilizing sound Object Oriented principles and conforming to existing code development strategies and processes. You will be evaluating complex Electronic Attack software designs to identify design flaws. You will be preparing design documentation in accordance with established processes. You will utilize a Linux based software development environment. Embedded targets range from x86 to PowerPC to Micro Blaze to the latest technologies. You will be integrating and testing in the selected target test environments.

You will provide reporting to Software Project Management and may provide updates to Program Management . You will be managing project tasks (resource allocation and scheduling) for small groups (1-3). You will participate in external project interactions with other companies.

You may support business development efforts and brief customers on technical concepts. You may generate ideas for potential proposals and be responsible for sections of proposals.

Typical Education & Experience
Bachelor's Degree and 5 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 5+ years of experience or Master's degree in same with 3+ years experience or PhD in same with 0-2 years related experience.

Must be a US Citizen with at least a secret clearance or higher.

Needs to be proficient in:

  • Operating system installation and configuration (Linux, Windows and VMs)
  • Large scale COTS configuration, and integration
  • Server software/system infrastructure design and development
  • Multi-CPU/multi-threading analysis and design
  • Networking/communications
  • Performance analysis/testing and stress testing - data rates, concurrent applications, CPU, memory ...
  • Scripting experience (bash, python, perl)
  • Familiar with configuration management tools (Clearcase)
  • Strong organizational and documentation skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to multitask
Local candidates preferred. Relocation is available for highly qualified candidates.

Preferred Skills and Education
Prefer Proficiency in:
- Version Control (Git, Clearcase, SVN)
- Windows OS

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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