Embedded Software Security Engineer with Security Clearance

BAE Systems
100680.00 - 171120.00 USD Annual
20 Jun 2024
13 Jul 2024
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description Our Charter: Deter. Prevent. Detect. Respond. Our Mission: Safeguard the United States' most critical technologies from exploitation to maintain our battlefield pre–eminence. Our Need: Creative and innovative engineers with prior embedded software engineering experience who can design and develop innovative security solutions on the most complex processors. In a modern approach to "Spy vs Spy," BAE Systems uses state–of–the–art technology, advanced mathematics, and physics in novel ways to protect our systems and provide our customers with capability that endures.
Our engineers design solutions that achieve the optimum balance between product capability and defense–in–depth security. They apply all the lessons learned to our model–based design approach and frequently advance security state–of–the–art. They take their creative and innovative spirit to the extreme by playing the part of adversary through their identification of attack vectors. They propose countermeasures that provide the greatest protection at the best value for the system's entire lifecycle.
BAE Systems is currently seeking creative, innovative problem solvers, specifically those with an embedded software engineering background, who are able to analyze, assess, anticipate, defend, and react to current and future attacks. Candidates should be capable of working in a team environment designing and implementing innovative protection schemes with rapidly evolving technologies used in various applications throughout the company. BAE Systems' salary and benefits include 401(k) matching, employee discount programs, and work schedule flexibility such as alternating Fridays off. The company culture emphasizes professional and personal growth through a Multicultural Network that supports cross–cultural initiatives and employee–sponsored groups promoting greater diversity, equity, and inclusion through networking, programs, and activities. Our Engineers do a lot of amazing things, but for this role in particular you will:
Design and implement security architectures on complex processors based on requirements from your analysis of adversary threats and proposed countermeasures
Implement and test embedded software according to the guidance provided by the U.S. Government
Work with Security State of the Art (S–SOTA) processors
Provide our customers with sophisticated, defense–in–depth security solutionsBecause of the need for consistent, in person collaboration and/or the requirement to perform all work onsite due to the nature of this particular role, it will be performed full time on site.
This means work will be conducted on location at a BAE Systems facility 100% of the time. Required Education, Experience, & Skills This role involves designing and developing embedded software for security solutions on embedded processors and requires a Bachelor's Degree plus four or more years of work experience.
Additional critical skills include:
Experience working at the Driver, Operating System (O/S) and/or Board Support Package (BSP) level
Defining Embedded Software Architectures
Integrating Software on Complex Processors
Validating and Verifying the delivered solution Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Our team analyzes adversary attacks and proposes hardware, software, and systems engineering countermeasures capable of providing defense–in–depth. We are very interested in candidates with any of the following experience:
Cryptographic algorithm implementation
Configuring security features of Commercial–Off–The–Shelf (COTS) S–SOTA processors
Embedded software development on complex processors
Applying secure coding practices, securing operating systems, and virtualization
Implementing and configuring security protocols
Model–Based Systems Engineering using Cameo or MagicDraw Pay Information
Full–Time Salary Range: $100680 – $171120 Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well–being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non–monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics. About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers 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 services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team–making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game–changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve. Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.