FAST Labs Sr. Principal II Software Engineer (On-Site)

    • BAE Systems
  • Merrimack, NH
  • Posted 56 days ago | Updated 11 hours ago


On Site
USD 140,690.00 - 239,140.00 per year
Full Time


Research and Development
Software engineering
Government contracts
Object-Oriented Programming
Embedded systems
Digital signal processing
Software architecture
Cloud computing
International relations
Information retrieval
Investor relations
Electronic warfare
Programmable logic controller
Adobe AIR
Information Technology
Customer support

Job Details

Job Description
Because this role involves classified work in a closed area all work will need to be performed full-time on site.

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.

If you are a technologist who loves to design, write, integrate, and test cutting edge software based around challenging algorithms, this is the career opportunity for you. The FAST Labs business area is the innovative research and development engine within the Electronic Systems Sector of BAE.

As a Senior Principal II Software Engineer in FAST Labs Engineering you might:
  • Lead the evaluation and design of highly complex and innovative software architectures.
  • Be the technical leader of a 5 to 10 person team.
  • Serve as a scrum master.
  • Mentor and train junior staff in software engineering industry best practices and process.
  • Lead external project interactions with customers to understand their requirements and guide development efforts to meet their needs.
  • Design, write, test, integrate, and debug software on assigned programs.

  • Qualified candidates will also possess knowledge of software architectures, software industry best practices, and emerging software technologies. As a member of the Software Engineering Directorate, you will have opportunities to continue developing 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 will be working alongside other highly motivated engineers passionate about software and protecting our military service personnel. This position may require occasional U.S. domestic travel to support integration and test events.

    We put our customers first - exemplified by our missions: "We Protect Those Who Protect Us " and "We Innovate For Those Who Move The World ." Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems.

    Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires ship status.

    Required Education, Experience, & Skills
    • Bachelor's Degree in a technical area with 10+ years professional SW development experience, or
    • Master's Degree in a technical area with 8+ years professional SW development experience.
    • Strong experience with object-oriented C++ (11 or later)
    • Strong experience developing for and operating in the Linux Environment
    • Experience with containerization (e.g. Docker) and developing software in containerized environments.
    • Experience developing applications that cover several of: distributed, multi-threaded, real time, embedded, low latency, DSP, device control, or military systems.

    Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
    • Software architecture experience.
    • Experience developing algorithms in MATLAB
    • General Purpose Graphical Processing Unit (GPU) OPENCL or CUDA development.
    • Cloud Native Technologies experience (e.g. Kubernetes, Harbor, Helm, etc.)
    • RF, Radar, EO/IR, Electronic Warfare or Software Defined Radio experience.

    Pay Information
    Full-Time Salary Range: $140690 - $239140

    Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

    Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

    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.
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