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BAE Systems

GXP Jr. Android Software Engineer (Hybrid)



Full Time

On Site


San Diego, California, United States

Job Description GXP is looking for a junior Android software engineer at our Rancho Bernardo, California office. This engineer will work as part of the engineering team to design, code, and test new software for our fast-paced geospatial projects. This engineer will work within a server-client architecture environment to build applications for the Android platform aimed at a range of Android devices including mobile phones and tablet computers.


  • Work with Product Owner and Scrum Master to ensure stellar results.
  • Primary Android developer for our mobile team.
  • Design, Implement, and Test new features on our Android mobile app.
  • Debug, Fix and Test issues, providing quick turnaround to support an enjoyable customer experience.

About GXP
The Geospatial eXploitation Products (GXP®) business provides licensed software capabilities and geospatial technology R&D. GXP’s ability to draw on internal data production and technology expertise has allowed it to deliver superior products to the user community.

GXP™ software solutions
  • Desktop Applications: SOCET GXP®, GXP Xplorer® Disconnected, and GXP InMotion™ Desktop.
  • Server Applications: GXP Xplorer®, GXP WebView®, GXP OpsView®, GXP InMotion™ Video Server, GXP Fusion™, and TASS.
  • Mobile Applications: GXP OnScene™, GXP Xplorer® Mobile, GXP Xplorer® Snap.

Enabling development of the most advanced geospatial intelligence, BAE Systems' GXP™ software solutions deliver an unrivaled capacity for discovery, exploitation, and dissemination of mission-critical geospatial data. From key military, security, and incident response operations, to a variety of commercial development and research initiatives, GXP™ software provides a comprehensive suite of solutions enabling timely and effective decision-making.

[Register to View] 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.Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Proficiency in Java, or C++.
  • Ability to use the Android Studio, including the Android SDK, and different versions of Android with ease.
  • Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices.
  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle.
  • Understanding of Google’s Android design principles and interface guidelines.
  • Familiarity with SQL.
  • Familiarity with continuous integration.
  • Strong analytical and debugging skills.
  • Understanding of RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services.
  • Have a high standard for code quality, design, and architecture.
  • Passion for creating great user experiences.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact well within a team.
  • U.S. CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED. Candidates selected for some positions will be subjected to a government security investigation and will need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Familiar with Azure DevOps.
  • Familiar with GIT.
  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle.
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. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.