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BAE Systems

Principal Software Engineer - Hybrid (80870BR)




Full Time


Hudson, New Hampshire, United States

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.**

See what you’re missing. Our employees work on the world’s most advanced electronics –from detecting threats for F-35 pilots to illuminating the night for soldiers. Spanning air, land, sea, and space, we are developing the technology of tomorrow, delivered today. Drawing strength from our differences, we’re innovating for the future. And you can, too.
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. You will enjoy flexible scheduling with every other Friday off, and an option for hybrid in-office and work from home. We have multiple positions in Southern New Hampshire, in facilities located in Nashua, Hudson, and Merrimack.

Job Description

We are looking for talented Principal Level Software engineers to help us create the world’s most advanced solutions in the area such as Signals Intelligence (SIGINT), Aircraft Protection, Radar Warning and Electronic Attack for our defense related customers. Our products provide critical mission capabilities to address the ever-evolving challenges and threats to our nation’s security and the war fighter.

You will be an integrated team member, with leadership opportunities, collaborating with Systems, Hardware, and Test engineers in one or more of the phases of Project Planning, Requirements Development, Design, Development, Integration and Testing.

You will prepare design documentation intended to be used within complex programs or across sets of programs in accordance with established processes.

We will provide you opportunities to learn, leverage our current technologies, incorporate new technologies, and if you desire…become an expert or future technical leader in our engineering organization.

We put our customers first – exemplified by our mission: “We Protect Those Who Protect Us®.”

Job Responsibilities

• Opportunities are available as a technical collaborator on the program where you will mentor your team and present the technical design at technical interchange meetings with the customer.
• Duties include analyzing, designing, coding and code modification (typically in C++) of complex software designs for simple systems or subsystems or subsystems of larger systems.
• You will be evaluating complex software designs to identify design flaws.
• You will be preparing design documentation, in accordance with established processes.
• You will utilize either a Linux or Windows based software development environment. Embedded targets could range from ARM through high performance x86-64 CPUs and Graphics Processing Units (GPUs). You will be integrating and testing in the selected target test environments.
• You may participate in external project interactions with other companies.

*Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status.
*This role is a Hybrid position.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related field, and minimum of 6 years work experience or equivalent experience
• Must be able to obtain a Top Secret/SCI Clearance
• Foundation in Object-Oriented design and implementation
• High-level Object-Oriented language proficiency (e.g. C++, QT)
• Full Life-Cycle Software development
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Strong problem-solving and collaborative skills that translate to working software
• Software version control systems: GIT, ClearCase, etc
• Linux and real-time operating system exposurePreferred Education, Experience, & Skills • Proficiency in Real-time embedded development
• Experience with environment simulation for trainer systems
• Software automated test development and execution• Software algorithm development
• Software integration and test, integrating with subcontractor teamAbout 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.