FAST Labs Software Engineer Section Lead
BAE Systems
Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
3d ago

Job Description As a Section Lead in FAST Labs, you will manage a group of software engineers, providing them mentoring, career guidance and periodic feedback as well as ensuring they are adequately staffed on programs.

You will also be an active member of the Software Engineering leadership team, shaping the culture and process and ensuring that staffing and technical needs of the business areas are met.

You will also lead or provide in-depth technical expertise a cross-functional team under the guidance and mentorship of a Sr.

Principal II or Chief Engineer to demonstrate the solutions to some of the United States’ most pressing problems. You will help break down and estimate functionality, and provide feedback to project leadership such as improvements to system designs, algorithms or user interfaces.

As a technical representative and owner of systems and products, you will occasionally travel (about 10% of the time) to customer sites for meetings and technical discussions and participate in field events and flight tests and you will have opportunities to develop strong and increasingly complex software skills and stay current in the software discipline.

The organization focuses on career development of our software engineers and advancement of the craft of software engineering.

You don’t see it, but it’s there. Our employees work on the world’s most advanced electronics from saving emissions in the City of Lights to powering the Mars Rover to protecting the F-

35 fighter jet. At Electronic Systems, you’ll be among the brightest minds, working on the aerospace and defense industry’s most difficult problems.

Drawing strength from our differences, we’re innovating for the future. And you can, too. Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life.

We put our customers first exemplified by our missions : We Protect Those Who Protect Us® and We Innovate For Those Who Move The WorldTM.

Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems.Through research programs funded by science and technology R&D organizations within the U.

S. Department of Defense, the research and development team in FAST Labs collaborate across the enterprise. On this team, you’ll have the opportunity to create and develop advanced technology capabilities in the areas of advanced electronics, autonomy, cyber, electronic warfare, and sensors and processing.

Typical Education & Experience Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 10 years work experience or equivalent experienceRequired Skills and Education A Secret security clearance is requiredYou are a team player and enjoy mentoring junior staff and assisting teammates as neededYou find value in and want to implement institutions and processes to improve software development within a large organizationCurrent Java, C++ or Python software development experience on LinuxMotivated individual with strong problem-

solving abilities, willingness to perform a wide variety of related tasksEffective communication skills (both verbal and written)Preferred Skills and Education Top Secret or SCI (Sensitive Compartmented Information) clearances highly desiredPrevious career management experienceFull Life-

Cycle Software Development experienceLinux System AdministrationProficiency with software build tools such as Jenkins, Subversion, CMake and AntExperience with any of Distributed Systems, Multi-

threaded systems, or Military systems or simulationsArchitecture experienceAbout BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind 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.

Job Description

As a Section Lead in FAST Labs, you will manage a group of software engineers, providing them mentoring, career guidance and periodic feedback as well as ensuring they are adequately staffed on programs.

You will also be an active member of the Software Engineering leadership team, shaping the culture and process and ensuring that staffing and technical needs of the business areas are met.

You will also lead or provide in-depth technical expertise a cross-functional team under the guidance and mentorship of a Sr.

Principal II or Chief Engineer to demonstrate the solutions to some of the United States’ most pressing problems. You will help break down and estimate functionality, and provide feedback to project leadership such as improvements to system designs, algorithms or user interfaces.

As a technical representative and owner of systems and products, you will occasionally travel (about 10% of the time) to customer sites for meetings and technical discussions and participate in field events and flight tests and you will have opportunities to develop strong and increasingly complex software skills and stay current in the software discipline.

The organization focuses on career development of our software engineers and advancement of the craft of software engineering.

You don’t see it, but it’s there. Our employees work on the world’s most advanced electronics from saving emissions in the City of Lights to powering the Mars Rover to protecting the F-

35 fighter jet. At Electronic Systems, you’ll be among the brightest minds, working on the aerospace and defense industry’s most difficult problems.

Drawing strength from our differences, we’re innovating for the future. And you can, too. Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life.

We put our customers first exemplified by our missions : We Protect Those Who Protect Us® and We Innovate For Those Who Move The WorldTM.

Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems.Through research programs funded by science and technology R&D organizations within the U.

S. Department of Defense, the research and development team in FAST Labs collaborate across the enterprise. On this team, you’ll have the opportunity to create and develop advanced technology capabilities in the areas of advanced electronics, autonomy, cyber, electronic warfare, and sensors and processing.

Typical Education & Experience Required Skills and Education Preferred Skills and Education About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

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