Cyber Software Engineer

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
11 Nov 2017
17 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Applied Intelligence division of BAE Systems delivers solutionswhich protect and enhance the connected world. Everything we do createsa safer future. We want to solve problems for our customers and by bringing togethergreat minds, we can work together to make the world a safer place. Role summary The Operational Software Engineer is familiar with developinghighly-assured systems for challenging operating environments. Theyproduce resilient software that provides a high degree of confidence insafe operation on varying target platforms. They manage the design,implementation, and delivery of quality software on time and withinbudget. The Operational Software Engineer operates with a level ofindependence and manages their submission of work for review. Theyrecognise opportunities for (and potential risks of) code and componentreuse and flag these to design and development leads. They understandthe impact of business-area requirements from design down to low-levelimplementation. At more senior grades, the Operational Software Engineeroperates with increasing autonomy, and starts to exhibit systemarchitecture and design, and team leading skills. Candidates must be eligible to achieve DV Clearance and will berequired to begin the application process upon starting the role at thevery latest. Please refer to the DBS NSV website for guidance. What you'll be doing Understand various development methodologies, and how they fit in with different delivery approaches. Factor operational security requirements into system design, development and testing. Conduct, support and encourage constructive code reviews for peers. Adopt a pragmatic approach to changing customer requirements and priorities, reporting on the impact and suggesting appropriate aspects to de-scope. Embrace emerging technology and language trends, evaluating beneficial emerging tools and championing their adoption and rollout. Conduct software development in line with the business and industry best practices. Identify risks associated with software development tasks and mitigate and/or escalate as necessary. Plan appropriate testing approaches (eg physical/virtual/real-world) and justify them according to the different risk profiles. Model and perform analysis on problems and solutions Design, code and document software from a logical design. Overcome development obstacles to deliver quality code within time and budget constraints. Collaborate with team members to integrate developed code seamlessly into the solution. Implement continuous integration where appropriate. Define and write test scripts and unit, integration and system tests for developed software. What we're looking for Essential: Knowledge: Familiarity with of variety of development tools (IDEs, debuggers, source control). Principles of high-assurance development. Development techniques such as unit testing, mocking, continuous integration, and test-driven development. Understanding of how the specific customer domain affects the software under development. Awareness of IT security as a major issue for companies and governments. Skills: Intermediate/advanced understanding of how computers work (eg stack/heap distinction, compiled/interpreted languages). Proficient with at least 1 "solution" language (eg C++, Java, C#). Proficient with at least 1 "utility" language (eg Python, Javascript, Perl, Powershell) Able to use and configure more than one major operating system (eg Windows, OSX, Linux, FreeBSD) Able to pick up new languages easily. Technologies: Operational developers are expected to have a high degree of flexibility. Desirable: Skills: Communicating technical concerns with a non-technical audience. Innovative problem solving Team working. Team leadership. Technologies: Visual Studio Eclipse Git SVN Jira Linux Win32 API Posix Networking Mobile development Security Clearance is required for this vacancy. If you are notcurrently Security Cleared, you will need to be eligible for this andwilling to go through the process. For more guidance on NationalSecurity Vetting please click here. About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence We help nations, governments and businesses around the world defendthemselves against cyber crime, reduce their risk in the connectedworld, comply with regulation, and transform their operations. We dothis using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience andprocesses. Our success is down to our people. The changing nature of our businessmeans that we're constantly looking for the brightest talent to help usfulfil our ambitions. As an experienced professional, we'll entrust youwith responsibility; this means that you'll have client contact, varietyand support from day one. We'll encourage and support you to develop your skills and reward youas you grow. Whatever your area of expertise, you'll be much more thanjust a job title; you'll be an integral part of the business where yourindividual contribution makes a difference every day. Great mindsdeserve great rewards, so we also offer a very competitive salary andbenefits package. Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE SystemsApplied Intelligence. Staying competitive in today's global marketplacerequires an organisational culture where employees with varyingperspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds - the best andbrightest minds - can work together to achieve excellence and realiseindividual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussionsabout flexible working. Division Overview: UK Services UK Services delivers IT Services and Consultancy to AppliedIntelligence clients based primarily in the UK. We divide our clientsinto 3 market segments; National Security, Government and EnterpriseServices. We differentiate ourselves through recognised expertise inData, Security, Digital Media and Business Solutions. Help us secure a connected world by being an unseen hero. Apply now andbe inspired. - provided by Dice C#, C++, DEGREE, ECLIPSE, FREEBSD, JAVA, JAVASCRIPT, JIRA, LINUX, MOBILE, PERL, POSIX, POWERSHELL, PYTHON, SYSTEM DESIGN, VISUAL STUDIO, WINDOWS