Software Engineer with Hardware Background (Hybrid)

in Fort Worth, TX

Software Engineer with Hardware Background (Hybrid) Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    75840BR

  • Job Location

    Fort Worth, TX 76107-4600, US

  • Job Category

    Engineering & Technology

  • Job Type

    Full-Time

  • Clearance Level

    Secret

  • Career Level

    Experienced

  • Travel

    10%

Job Description Come see what you are missing. Our employees work on the world’s most advanced Test and Support systems. You will help design, develop, test and document software applications to test various aircraft capabilities and support equipment items. At BAE Systems, you will be among the brightest minds, working on the aerospace and defense industry’s most difficult problems. Drawing strength from our differences, we are 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 is seeking a Software Engineer with strong software and hardware skills, at least 4-6 years of software design, code, test and hardware integration experience to join our Test and Support Solutions team. This is a hands-on technical role on a multi-disciplinary team. The candidate will help mentor a small team of developers in creating, deploying, and sustaining a test/support platform, in addition to hands on design/coding and software/hardware integration and troubleshooting.

The candidate will design, develop, test and document Windows-based applications for various aircraft test and support equipment items. The candidate will contribute to the development of instrument drivers, analysis algorithms, Graphical User Interfaces, and self-test software. The candidate will also interface with Systems and Hardware Engineering and must have a background working with basic electrical hardware design. The candidate will be involved in all phases of software development from requirements definition, design, coding, integration, and test.

The software is developed in C/C++ and Java using commercial tools such as Microsoft Visual Studio, Matlab, Java Development Kit (JDK), National Instrument’s Lab Windows/CVI, LabView and/or Test Stand.

The ability to travel occasionally domestically and/or internationally is required to perform lab and aircraft testing.

* Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status

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 or higher in a computer related field
  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain a Secret clearance
  • Strong software architecture, design, and development experience using C/C++ or Java
  • Test Equipment Development Tools (i.e., LabView, LabWindows, TestStand)
  • Use of common lab equipment/good background in performing and documenting lab work
  • Ability to read wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, or engineering instructions to assist in software/hardware debug, applying knowledge of electronic theory and components
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication and technical writing skills
  • 4-6 years of experience with Automatic Test Equipment, electronics engineering support, including design testing and verification experience.
  • Ability to innovate, evaluate and research new technologies while staying abreast of industry trends
  • Motivated individual with strong problem-solving abilities
  • The ability to engage constructively with peers and technical lead to communicate the technical approach, trade-offs, and technical decisions
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Highly motivated and able to work well in both team and solo settings
  • Excellent team player who is willing to contribute in any capacity

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Hold an active Secret security clearance
  • Experience in Test Program Set Development
  • Experience with Agile software development
  • Knowledge of the DevSecOps development process
  • Embedded Windows Operating System and Device Drive development
  • Signal measurement techniques and theory
  • Digital Signal processing
  • FPGA Programming
  • C#
  • Graphical User Interface design, including Windows Forms and Java Development Kit programming skills
  • Database design and implementation
  • .NET and COM interface programming
  • Communication bus experience
  • Network programming (including work that involves communicating with Units Under Test via Ethernet buses).
  • Windows OS Image Capture and deployment using tools such as InstallShield
  • HTML
  • XML

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.

Additional Information

Who We Are

You're used to protecting what matters most.

Throughout your career in the military, you've been dedicated to improving security, defending freedom and making the world a safer place. Now you can continue that commitment through cyber operations, intelligence analysis, and building combat vehicles and electronic systems. We’re proud to provide solutions and services that advance the strength and security of America and our allies – and we’re honored to offer an environment where veterans and reservists can continue doing mission-centered work. In all that we do, we are guided by our company values – trusted, innovative and bold – understanding that it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that underpins our success.
+ The Organization

Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.

+ The Culture

We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.

+ The Work

Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.

+ The Opportunity

On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.

+ The People

We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.

+ The Reward

See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.

What We Offer

+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)

This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.

+ Camo to Corporate (Est. 2013)

Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.

Perks & Benefits

  • Veterans Support Network
    Veterans Support Network +-

    The mission of the Veterans Support Network is to help connect former service members, active duty members, reservists and those who are supportive of the Armed Services.

  • Health & Wellness
    Health & Wellness +-

    We offer medical plans that take great care of you and your family’s health and well-being. These include medical plans, prescription drugs, dental and vision, along with incentive programs and health saving and spending accounts.

  • Time Away From Work
    Time Away From Work +-

    Paid Time Off (PTO) provides you with paid time away from work that you can use for vacation, personal time, personal illness, or to care for dependents. You can accumulate up to a maximum of 400 PTO hours.

  • Military Leave
    Military Leave +-

    Full-time and part-time employees who serve in the military reserves are eligible to take paid and unpaid leaves of absence to perform military duty.

  • Employee Assistance Program
    Employee Assistance Program +-

    The EAP offers confidential support to manage personal issues, such as stress, family issues, and substance abuse.

  • Employee Discount Programs
    Employee Discount Programs +-

    BAE Systems partners with Beneplace to offer exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services.

  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Tuition Reimbursement +-

    Lifelong employee learning is critical to both your personal growth and that of BAE Systems as a trusted, innovative, and bold organization. That’s why we offer a tuition reimbursement program, so you can pursue advanced education to help further your career.

  • Adoption Assistance
    Adoption Assistance +-

    You can be reimbursed up to $4,000 for qualified adoption expenses through the Adoption Assistance program.

  • Financial Wellness
    Financial Wellness +-

    Plan for today, save for tomorrow. Our programs support your goals at every stage of life. These programs include 401(k) savings plans, life and accident insurance, disability coverage, home, auto, and pet insurance and legal planning.

Our Partners

G.I Jobs Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Job Mission Joining Forces Soldier for Life American Association of People with Disabilities

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