Software Engineer

BAE Systems

Location: Edinburgh

Job Type: Full time


At BAE Systems Australia
 Do interesting work that MATTERS
 ENJOY what you do
 GROW your career
We work in a thriving sector – one that puts us at the forefront of exciting and meaningful work. Every day we push boundaries to produce some of the world's most innovative and ground breaking technology. Individually we all contribute to our success. Collectively we make the impossible possible.
Recognised for delivering projects of global and national significance that help keep Australia safe, it is our shared passion that shapes our culture, and our people that make it a great place to work.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Software Engineer to join our Jindalee Operational Radar Network (JORN) Software team at Edinburgh.
We embrace flexible work arrangements at BAE Systems Australia, such as working a 9-day fortnight and part-time.
The JORN Phase 6 Upgrade program is modernizing and improving capability of the system. The Software team is executing a major development program to re-engineer the system to align with modern standards and practices, then incrementally add new capability to the system.
As a result of the growth within our business, we are seeking Software Engineers with demonstrated skills and experience in the development of software products.
Within our JORN software team, you'll have an opportunity to work on areas such as UX design and software development, architecture and integration. We have a growing team with the opportunity to constantly learn and carve out your niche in an area that interests you. You'll have interaction with many other teams and stakeholders such as RAAF operators and engineers in other disciplines. We're a strong team that takes pride in what we do and how we work together, with a lot to offer a software engineer looking to expand their skillset.
Key aspects of the role include:

  • Design and development of software components used within the system
  • Working in an Agile Scrum team environment following continuous integration processes
  • Provision of guidance and mentoring for more junior software team members as required
  • Collaboration with Subject Matter Experts and End Users to develop a technical solution that meets a broad set of needs

About YOU
As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you'll have:

  • Working knowledge of Modern C++
  • Hands on experience in working in a Linux development environment
  • Familiarity with object orientated design and programming concepts
  • Exposure to the Atlassian tool suite and Git
  • Willingness to actively participate in an Agile Scrum development environment
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Previous experience or interest in getting hands on experience with DDS and Qt

We believe in hiring for potential, we know that some candidate hesitate if they don't tick all the boxes. If this role interests you, but you don't meet all the criteria, we still encourage you to apply.
About US
You will joining a workplace that truly cares about your wellbeing.
Our people are diverse and we value the variety of perspectives this brings, we know that a culture that is inclusive and fosters a sense of belonging is a place we can all make the most of our unique talents and be our best.
As Australia's largest defence company in a rapidly growing sector, you will be connected into a global team and encouraged to explore where your career might take you whether that is a traditional career path or squiggly one, there are infinite possibilities for you at BAE Systems Australia.
We welcome applicants from all people regardless of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, disability, pregnancy, age, or other lived experience; and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all positions.
We are proud to be recognised as an employer of choice for women by WORK180.
As a member of the Circle Back Initiative we commit to respond to every applicant
To learn more about our competitive employee benefits, flexibility, other employment opportunities and what to expect from our recruitment process please visit:
As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and either possess or be eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearances.
Further information regarding security clearances.

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