Software Developer

6d - Indeed
BAE Systems - Fort Meade, MD 20755
Join BAE Systems’ Intelligence and Security sector and be a part of a team who solves some of the world’s most complex technical challenges. We are looking for a Software Developer to join a mission critical program within the intelligence community.

In This Role You Will:
  • Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements.
  • Debug existing software and correct defects.
  • Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features.
  • Write or review software and system documentation.
  • Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments.
  • Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories.
  • Perform software development using languages such as C, C++, Python, Ruby, Perl, JavaScript, etc.
  • Have experience with agile development processes.
  • Have experience with source code control systems, such as Git.
  • Serve as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project.
  • Design and development of relational and non-relational database applications.
  • Use of orchestration frameworks such as Spring and Kafka.
  • Be familiar with queue management systems
  • Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards.
  • Develop and execute test procedures for software components.
  • Develop software solutions by analyzing system perfonnance standards and conferring with users or system engineers; analyzing systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigating problem areas.
  • Modify existing software to adapt to new hardware or to improve its performance
  • Design, develop, and modify software systems using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcomes and consequences of design decisions
  • Develop in Java using the Eclipse IDE (Integrated Development Environment).
  • Develop in Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) applications
  • Use collaboration and software development tools (ie. Atlassian).
  • Perform software development using continuous integration practices
  • Possess experience with container technologies (ie. Docker).
  • Perform Unix shell scripting
  • Develop event driven or data driven analytics

Who You Are:
  • Energized when faced with complex technical challenges and diligently work to identify creative solutions.
  • Ability to perform high quality work, both independently and with a team, in a fast-moving environment.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize tasks to successfully meet/exceed customer expectations.

Required Skills and Education
  • Experience using the Unix command line
  • Experience developing scripts using Bash/Python
  • Experience developing with multiple programming languages such as Java and Go in a Unix environment
  • Experience developing RESTful APIs and services
  • Experience developing with Ruby On Rails web framework
  • Experience with front end web development using HTML, CSS, Javascript, and JavaScript libraries
  • Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker
  • Demonstrated domain knowledge in distributed systems (cloud-based technologies)
  • Demonstrated understanding of the software development lifecycle

Preferred Skills and Education
  • Familiar with container orchestration technologies such as Kubernetes
  • Experience with the Atlassian Suite of Tools (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket)
  • Experience working in an Agile team environment

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That’s BAE Systems. That’s Inspired Work.