*Eng Sr Prin II – SW

BAE Systems

Huntsville, AL

Job Description
Because this role involves a combination of collaborative/in-person and independent work, it will take the form of a hybrid work format, with time split between working onsite and remotely. 

Do you want to lead a team that designs and writes software that really matters?
Do you want to contribute to bringing America’s warfighters home safely?
Do you want to be a part of a cause greater than yourself?
Then, we need to talk!

Our engineers are the lifeblood of our company and we’re more than 5,000 strong. With our robust offering of educational and career development opportunities, your chances to grow are limitless. 

In Precision Strike & Sensing Solutions (PS) we design, develop, and manufacture state-of-the-art systems and technology that enable our customers to execute their mission.  We are thought leaders in the application of seeker, guidance, and control technologies for precision munitions. 

We are seeking an engaged Software Technical Leader who is passionate about the craft of software engineering, enjoys being a mentor to our junior engineers, and who can partner with other members of the engineering community to architect, design, and implement multi-mode seekers using the latest technologies.

In your role, you will be the go-to technical lead with some project management activities as we grow a local Huntsville team to expand and capture additional multi-mode seeker solutions.  You will collaborate with our other technical leaders in this field and provide oversight, instruction, and guidance to the Software team as they successfully execute solutions as desired by our customer requirements and schedule.  This role includes both setting the design of these solutions and project accountability for your team.

If you want the opportunity to be Software Technical Leader for today and tomorrow, we want to talk with you and show you what a career at BAE Systems can mean for you.

Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status.

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers 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 services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems’ game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.
Required Skills and Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, computer engineering, information systems, or related field
  • Able to attain a Secret Security Clearance
  • Understanding of EO/IR and/or RF based signal identification and tracking
  • Understanding of GPU accelerators as applied to signal processing
  • Experience in architecting and designing real-time embedded solutions for a defense application using C++  
  • Experience being the Technical lead of a team of 3 or more software engineers

Preferred Skills and Education
  • DoD Secret level clearance or higher (active in the last 24 months)
  • Experience with GPS informed seekers
  • Working knowledge and experience using a Linux based development environment
  • Experience with the Atlassian Tool Chain or GitLab
  • Experience leading a team using an Agile development approach
  • Program management with cost account responsibilities
  • Modeling and Simulation background or familiarity
  • DevSecOps background and experience in creating and/or using a complete software pipeline

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