Sr Systems Engineer - Tools Development

Job Description

Sr. Systems Engineer - Tools Development

You will support the Data and Analytical Solutions (DAS) Capability Group within ECS Systems Engineering to define, develop and maintain system software tools used to create automated data solutions. The group is looking for unique cross-functional individuals who like to work with multiple software languages and program on numerous system types. Successfully performing in this exciting role will reward you with valuable transferable career experience. Systems Engineering is the next logical career step for those individuals in software who take a systems thinking viewpoint and approach. You will not be disappointed.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Providing technical leadership and mentoring to other system software engineers
  • Writing systems software that:
    • transforms test procedures into code
    • manages data from databases and visualizes data
    • interfaces to test equipment and/or custom devices
    • resides on subsystems and/or embedded devices
  • Writing software scripts in various languages to execute system OS commands, interface with subsystems and devices
  • Writing automated data analysis scripts in various languages
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Team focused and self-motivated. Able to work as part of a coordinated team, yet independently as necessary.
  • Friendly and approachable with strong communications skills
  • Desire to keep current within a stimulating and evolving environment.
  • Develop software under a left shift "test as you develop" philosophy contributing to defect free software
  • Understands and/or has experience with requirements based design and testing
  • Understands and has the ability to write system OS level scripts
  • Understands and has experience with object oriented design and implementation
  • Understands databases, data governance, representation and visualization
  • Understands client and server side programming constructs
  • Follows software engineering best practices
  • Experience with source control and configuration management tools
  • Experience developing using Visual Studio
Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

C#, C/C++; SQL: SQLite, MS SQL or equivalent; Scripting with JavaScript, VBScript, Ruby, Python or equivalent

Preferred Skills and Education

MATLAB, HTML, JSON, XML; Linux, Windows and/or Embedded RTOS a plus, Microsoft Power BI a plus
DOORS, JIRA, Jenkins a plus
NI (Network Instrument) tools e.g. LabVIEW TestStand, LabWindows CVI, LabViewFPGA a plus

BS or MS in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent and 4 years or more programming experience developing software tools and/or performing data analysis

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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