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BAE Systems Embedded Software Engineer, Navigation and Sensor Systems in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job Description

Are you searching for career opportunities that bring meaning and purpose to your life? Are you ready to proudly support those who protect our nation? Then navigate your way to BAE Systems Inc. Navigation and Sensor Systems in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

BAE Systems is looking for Software Engineers with a passion for engineering and the desire to be part of an innovative, dedicated team responsible for industry-leading Global Positioning Systems (GPS) products. Our team seeks engineers interested in architecting, designing, and developing software for real-time embedded GPS receivers for military airborne, ground, and weapons applications. This position offers abundant opportunity to acquire in-depth knowledge of GPS technology and receiver architecture, and to apply that knowledge in a team environment to develop the world's most cutting edge navigation solutions.

As a part of our unique team, you will have responsibilities spanning all phases of the software engineering life cycle including requirements analysis, design, code development, integration, verification, and documentation. Assignments include tasks such as:

  • Designing and writing GPS receiver source code across our product line of hardware form factors

  • Debugging or modifying existing code to add new features or correct defects

  • Ensuring execution of the software engineering process across the development life cycle

  • Estimation, planning and prioritization of tasks to meet program deadlines

  • Reporting on project status and progress measured against specific plans

  • Developing host applications and tools to interface and test products

  • Supporting in the field integrations and demonstration efforts

  • Putting our customer first through customer support activities

  • Expanding our knowledge base together through mentorship and training opportunities.

Make the change and join us in our passionate pursuit to protect those that protect us!

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) discipline, and 4 years of direct related experience, or Masters of Science with 2 years of experience

  • Must be a US Citizen

  • Have the ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance

  • Experience with Ada, C, C , Java or other high-order languages in real-time embedded applications

  • Experience with real-time embedded hardware systems

  • Solid understanding of software development processes for real-time embedded applications

  • Highly motivated to solve complex problems and continuously improve

  • Ability to produce high quality work both independently and with a team

  • Strong verbal and written technical communication skills

  • Ability to work well with a high-performing and and results-oriented product development team

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • A working knowledge of Communication Systems, Digital Signal Processing, or Kalman Filter Theory

  • Demonstrated hands-on software development experience with C-based programming languages (i.e. C, C , C#, Python, etc)

  • Experience designing and implementing complex algorithms requiring strict timing, systems resource managed, and interface constraints

  • Experience with engineering development tools including Eclipse, Jama and DOORS

  • Experience with collaboration tools like Jira, Confluence, and Bamboo

  • Experience with modernized software development processes (e.g. Agile, DevOps, DevSecOps)

  • Experience leading small software development teams and ensuring work is completed in accordance with design and development processes

Embedded Software Engineer, Navigation and Sensor Systems


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