Software Engineer, iOSLead

Job Description
BAE Systems is offering an exciting opportunity to support an important and dynamic Department of Justice customer as a Software Engineer, iOS Lead, supporting a highly capable and diverse team driving technical innovation. The iOS Lead will serve as the technical lead for all iOS software development efforts. The iOS Lead should be able to authoritatively and effectively provide guidance in the overall aspects of the software development efforts to include:

  • data architectures;
  • software assurance and security;
  • conducting rapid software prototyping to demonstrate and evaluate technologies in relevant environments;
  • conducting 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;
  • actively participate on teams of software developers, researchers, designers and tech leads;
  • support software development infrastructure and assist in building and configuring computer systems and resources;
  • interface with the technical community and other Government entities to understand challenges, needs, and develop solutions; and
  • contribute to improving the overall technical capabilities of the customers mission by participating in design (software and otherwise) sessions, developing unique capabilities and sharing insights and practices across Government organizations supporting similar missions.

    Typical Education & Experience
    Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 10 years work experience or equivalent experience

    Required Skills and Education
    Minimum Education:
    The successful candidate for the Software Engineer, iOS Lead position will meet the following minimum education requirements:
    - Bachelor's degree in either Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Software Engineering from an accredited college/university plus 8 years of experience or 10 years of directly relevant expert level experience.

    Minimum/ General Experience:
    The Software Engineer, iOS Lead, will have the following minimum experience:
  • 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 iOS 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 in a team environment.

    In addition, while not required, it is desired that the successful candidate possess experience with proven contributions to open source development projects.

    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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