Software Engineer for Cyber Research

BAE Systems Arlington, VA


Seeking SOFTWARE Engineers for Cutting-edge cyber SECURITY CHALLENGES

We are looking for Software Engineers to solve today's and tomorrow's cyber security challenges. Creativity and flexibility are a must as you join a team developing techniques and systems to address cyber and networking challenges including:

• C/C++ and Python systems

• Cyber-attack prediction

• Vehicles, Internet of Things, SCADA systems, and cyber-physical system cyber defense

• Automated program analysis

• Cyber Operations

• Host, network, and enterprise analysis and defense

• Autonomous systems

Who we are:

The BAE Systems' Cyber & Communications Technologies (CCT) Product Line is the leading cyber R&D organization dedicated to U.S. Cyber Security and Cyber Warfare needs. We are the cyber R&D engine for all of BAE Systems North America, yet run like a boutique firm. It's the best of both worlds-combining a small-company feel, our own facility, and unparalleled access to a large company's technology transition paths and customer base.

Help us conquer R&D challenges and produce revolutionary cyber and networking technology that makes a real impact - We Protect Those Who Protect Us.

What we offer:

• Software Engineering-focused career paths, and opportunity for advancement

• Exciting cyber and networking research

• Access to real world vehicle, cyber-physical, and embedded systems BAE Systems develops, integrates, and deploys today in support of Government customers

• Exceptional teammates

• Opportunities to learn and grow

• A fun workplace, excellent benefits, and every other Friday off



Who You Are:

As part of the team, you bring deep expertise in software design and development to produce end-to-end solutions for Cyber Security, Networking, and Cyber Warfare. Additionally you can:

• Serve as a C/C++ and Python expert across multiple platforms

• Lead and support software architecture, design, implementation, test, and deployment

• Design, develop, execute, and implement research projects

• Work with experts across multiple disciplines

• Apply scientific principles to solve complex problems

• Manage project tasks for small groups

• Contribute ideas and writing to proposals to secure new work

• Co-author external publications

• Interact with our customers and external partners

Minimum Education And Experience
Bachelor's Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills And Education

Strong expertise in all of the following:

  • C/C++

  • Python

    Strong expertise in at least one of the following areas:

  • Other programming languages such as Java, Ruby, Objective-C, JavaScript

  • Windows API programming

  • Device driver development

  • Vulnerability analysis, exploit development, and related disciplines

  • Cyber operations

  • Networking

  • VMWare hypervisor

  • Machine learning

  • Embedded Systems, SCADA, Cyber-physical systems, CAN bus

  • Communications protocols such as CAN Bus, J1939, and MIL-STD-1553

  • Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS) like VxWorks, QNX, Embedded Linux, and INTEGRITY RTOS

    Active SECRET clearance, eligibility for TOP SECRET preferred

    About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
    BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering 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 and services.
    The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression