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BAE Systems

Embedded Software Engineer, Navigation and Sensor Systems (Hybrid) (76951BR)




Full Time


Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States

Job Description

Are you searching for career opportunities that bring meaning and purpose to your life? Are you ready to proudly support those who protect our nation? Then navigate your way to BAE Systems Inc. Navigation and Sensor Systems in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

BAE Systems is looking for a Software Engineer with a passion for engineering and the desire to be part of an innovative, dedicated team responsible for industry-leading Global Positioning Systems (GPS) products. Our team seeks engineers interested in architecting, designing, and developing software for real-time embedded GPS Simulator used in testing of GPS receivers for military airborne, ground, and weapons applications. This position offers abundant opportunity to acquire in-depth knowledge of GPS technology, simulator and receiver architecture, and to apply that knowledge in a team environment to develop our Modernized GPS test capability for GPS receiver products.

As a part of our unique team, you will have responsibilities spanning all phases of the software engineering life cycle including requirements analysis, design, code development, integration, verification, and documentation. Assignments include tasks such as:

  • Designing and writing GPS simulator source code
  • Debugging or modifying existing code to add new features or correct defects
  • Ensuring execution of the software engineering process across the development lifecycle
  • Estimation, planning and prioritization of tasks to meet program deadlines
  • Reporting on project status and progress measured against specific plans
  • Developing host applications and tools to interface and test products
  • Putting our customer first through customer support activities
  • Expanding our knowledge base together through mentorship and training opportunities.

Make the change and join us in our passionate pursuit to protect those that protect us!

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
  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) discipline, and 4 years of direct related experience, or Masters of Science with 4 years of experience
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Have the ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance
  • Experience with C, C++, C#, Python, Java or other high-order languages in real-time embedded applications
  • Solid understanding of software development processes for real-time embedded applications
  • Highly motivated to solve complex problems and continuously improve
  • Ability to produce high quality work both independently and with a team
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Experience with real-time embedded hardware systems
  • Experience designing and implementing complex algorithms requiring strict timing, systems resource management, and interface constraints
  • Experience with engineering development tools including Eclipse, Jama and DOORS
  • Experience with collaboration tools like Jira, Confluence, and Bamboo
  • Experience with modernized software development processes (e.g. Agile, DevOps, DevSecOps)
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.