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BAE Systems

Software Engineer - Windows (Senior)



Full Time

On Site


Reston, Virginia, United States

Job Description BAE Systems, a top-ten prime contractor to the U.S. Department of Defense, enables the U.S. government to transform data into intelligence and provides engineering, integration and sustainment support for critical military platforms and systems. Intelligence & Security provides services and products to the Department of Defense, the government, federal law enforcement officials, and troops deployed around the world.

At BAE Systems, we promote a strong, collaborative culture and provide our employees with the tools, skills and training they need to succeed. We are all about trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in defense technologies and national security services. We offer flexible work environment to support the balance in your life and keep you performing at your best. Be a part of a company that is part of the community; driven to improve our future and protect our freedom.

We are looking for experienced System Engineers to join our technology-based program supporting a key government customer. This program delivers Enterprise Computing engineering services with modern technology solutions with that function both on customer premise, and via remote Cloud services. As a mission-focused Administrator that solves problems on the program, you will be expected to: Recognize the issue(s), Identify the facts, Define additional data that would be helpful, Make assumptions as necessary, Determine alternative approaches, Evaluate alternatives, Make recommendations, Alter assumptions and rework solutions, and Reflect on lessons learned.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills Software engineer will provide a full-range of network, server, and workstation support for a diverse client base. Remotely troubleshooting client issues or being onsite at a client office, providing superior IT customer service. Strong knowledge of desktop operating systems and productivity software (MS Office, Visio, PowerPoint, Adobe). In-depth knowledge of Windows Server Operating Systems, Group Policies, Active Directory, Office 365, and Exchange. Advanced understanding of IP networking. Thorough knowledge of Switches, Routers, and Firewalls.
We are actively seeking candidates with a minimum of 6 years' experience, and a range of skill levels from basic to advanced.
Bachelor's or Master’s Degree are preferred in one or more of the disciplines described below where specific skills may include the following…

  • Analyzing and troubleshooting software application and network component issues.
  • Performing technical evaluations of client computing software, hardware, and management solutions
  • Operating systems installation, configuration, and maintenance on Windows servers and desktops.
  • Developing automated and documented processes and procedures to simplify operational activities
  • Scripting and orchestration: PowerShell, VB Scripts, and Ansible
  • Managing software/patch deployment configurations for standard OS and applications, ensure patching compliance
  • Developing design and operational documents for supported applications
  • Providing technical support to applications and utility developers regarding integration into the operating environment
  • Collaborating with management, engineering, and internal customers
Required Skills
  • C#
  • Powershell
  • Java
  • Angular
  • Server 2016
  • Windows 10
  • WSUS Server
  • DNS, DFS, and DHCP
  • Active Directory (including software deployment) and administration of Group Policy (GPOs)
  • Experience with Server and Software upgrades
  • Experience with Amazon Cloud
  • Strong verbal communication and documentation skills
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Previous experience in Dev and Ops
  • Deploying/managing servers in AWS environment
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security 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.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), 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.

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.