Software Technical Lead

    • BAE Systems
  • Huntsville, AL
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 11 hours ago


On Site
USD 127,900.00 - 217,400.00 per year
Full Time


Investor relations
Information retrieval
International relations
Software implementation
Engineering design
Process improvement
Program management
Embedded software
Software development
Systems engineering
Software engineering
IT management
People skills
Government contracts
Embedded systems
Computer science
Computer engineering
Security clearance
Programmable logic controller
Adobe AIR
Information Technology
Customer support
Professional development

Job Details

Job Description
See what you're missing. Our employees work on the world's most advanced electronics - from detecting threats for F-35 pilots to illuminating the night for soldiers. Spanning air, land, sea, and space, we are developing the technology of tomorrow, delivered today. 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 mission: "We Protect Those Who Protect Us ." Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems.

BAE Systems in Huntsville, AL is seeking a Software Engineering Technical Lead to support the Integrated Survivability Solutions (ISS) product line, in the Countermeasures & Electromagnetic Attack Solutions business area. As an industry leader in EO/IR and RF technologies, ISS is dedicated to advancing multi-platform detection, tracking and defeat of incoming threats to support aircraft, ground vehicle and maritime survivability.

In this role, you will:
  • Lead a software development team working software implementation for our state-of-the-art threat detection solutions to include the 2-Color Advanced Warning System (2CAWS) and the AN/AAR-57 Common Missile Warning System (CMWS) products.
  • Work with program and engineering leadership teams to develop and implement strategic priorities for software development and sustainment.
  • Develop, implement and drive software team processes and day-to-day workflow.
  • Represent the software team at internal and customer meetings.
  • Capture software knowledge through engineering design, lessons learned and product and process improvements.
  • Work closely with the Software Engineering Leadership (SWEL) and Program Leadership.
  • Collaborate with program management, engineering leadership and customers to understand the customer mission and needs.
  • Work mainly onsite with the ability to telecommute occasionally.
Who you are:
  • You thrive in a collaborative team environment and enjoy hearing differing perspectives.
  • You love leading technical teams in solving hard problems.
  • You take pride in delivering quality in everything you do.
  • You are able to distill and clearly communicate complex information.
  • You drive yourself and your team to close tasks and meet commitments.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree and 10 years work experience or equivalent experience
  • Active Secret Level Clearance or higher
  • Must have experience architecting large software systems
  • Requires extensive background in embedded software development in C and C++
  • Software development experience in a Linux environment
  • Experience with software and systems engineering processes, methodologies, and tools
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, lead, and motivate technical teams
  • Experience working closely with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), capturing knowledge in written form, and effectively transfer this knowledge to software engineering teams
  • Strong technical leadership skills including excellent people skills, the ability to mentor, drive consensus, identify and track tasks, and drive closure
Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires ship status.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Real-time embedded development
  • Military systems or simulations
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Active Top Secret Level Clearance

Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $127900 - $217400

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.

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.
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