Embedded C++ Software Engineer

Recruiter
BAE Systems.
Location
Guildford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Oct 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2019
Ref
69067
Sector
Consultancy
Job Type
Permanent
The Applied Intelligence division of BAE Systems delivers solutions which protect and enhance the connected world. Everything we do creates a safer future.
We want to solve problems for our customers and by bringing together great minds, we can work together to make the world a safer place.
 
 
The Applied Intelligence business of BAE Systems delivers solutions which help to protect and enhance the connected world. Our solutions combine large scale data exploitation, 'intelligence-grade' security and complex services and solutions integration. We operate in four key domains of expertise: Cyber Security, Financial Crime prevention, Communications Intelligence and Digital Transformation.
Within the Communications Intelligence domain, the Wireless group provides consultancy-led engineering services to national security and defence customers.
Within the Cyber Security domain, the Cross Domain team is responsible for the development of world leading hardware based network security appliances operating at gigabit speeds.
Solving our clients' problems often requires us to produce novel high-performance solutions, comprising of cutting-edge software and hardware technologies.
We are looking for bright, enthusiastic and committed individuals to work as software developers in one of our customer-facing project teams. Relevant industry experience is preferable but most of all we are looking for bright, enthusiastic and committed individuals with a strong academic background and the ability to learn quickly.
We have a range of roles available, from graduate entry through to experienced developers. We are interested in hearing from anyone who can make a strong contribution to our work and so this job spec should be read as a guide; training will be provided to support strong applicants in areas of inexperience

Your Role

The Software Engineer role will involve innovation and development of new cutting edge products, mentoring and coaching other engineers (depending on grade) and supporting technical bid and project activities. Our systems support Governments and Customers around the world in helping them defend against cyber threats and so they must be able to rely on the quality of our products.
The role interfaces both with our wider development teams, and clients as required.
Essential skills and knowledge
  • Strong C++ and Java
  • Experience of modern libraries including STL, Apache libraries (NiFi etc)
  • Good grasp of networking fundamentals.
  • Ability and desire to learn new programming languages and technologies quickly.
  • Proven problem-solving and fault-finding skills.
  • Evidence of innovation and initiative.
  • Linux development experience.
  • Windows development experience.
  • Experience of scripting languages
Essential competencies and experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
Desirable competencies and experience
  • Scripting languages - e.g. Ruby, Python, Bash
  • Docker
  • Knowledge of distributed version control systems
  • Experience with automated build and continuous integration suites
  • Understanding of low-level computing concepts
  • Defect Tracking software (JIRA preferred)
  • Experience planning, estimating and designing system components
  • Customer facing skills
  • VoIP/VTC standards
Other
  • SC (minimum) clearance
  • Opportunity for travel, including international travel
  • Flexible working options (project dependent)
  • Competitive benefits package including pension, share incentives, private health care etc.
  • Training and development opportunities

Security Clearance is required for this vacancy. If you are not currently Security Cleared, you will need to be eligible for this and willing to go through the process. For more guidance on National Security Vetting please click here.
 
About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence:
We help nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cyber crime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transform their operations.  We do this using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience and processes.
 
Our success is down to our people. The changing nature of our business means that we're constantly looking for the brightest talent to help us fulfil our ambitions. As an experienced professional, we'll entrust you with responsibility; this means that you'll have client contact, variety and support from day one.
 
We'll encourage and support you to develop your skills and reward you as you grow. Whatever your area of expertise, you'll be much more than just a job title; you'll be an integral part of the business where your individual contribution makes a difference every day. Great minds deserve great rewards, so we also offer a very competitive salary and benefits package.
 
Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Staying competitive in today's global marketplace requires an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds - the best and brightest minds - can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussions about flexible working.
 
Division Overview: Commercial Solutions
BAE Systems has been in the business of protecting some of the world's most important assets and networks for over 100 years. We apply the same techniques, intelligence and strategy used in defending nations and governments to businesses as well.  That's us - Commercial Solutions - a division of BAE Systems that specializes in providing businesses around the globe with the products and services they need to stay protected in today's connected world.

We offer a broad portfolio of on premise, managed and cloud-based products and services that are proven to protect our clients against financial crime and persistent cyber attackers. 
 
We aim to be a global industry-leading, cyber and financial crime products business and will do this by leveraging the BAE Systems brand and by delivering higher grade security solutions for our clients.
 

 
Help us secure a connected world by being an unseen hero. Apply now and be inspired.

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