Full Stack Web Software Engineer

Job Description
The BAE Systems GXP Software Team, based in Durham NC near Research Triangle Park, is seeking highly motivated entry level software engineers to join our team. We are looking for candidates that will enjoy developing unique, cutting-edge solutions that help people make sense of exquisite imagery, video, and other sophisticated remote sensor data. We value those who are curious to explore the "what", "when", "how", and "why" of world events using advanced technologies. We encourage attitudes towards problem solving driven by persistence, innovation, teamwork and a willingness to meet challenges head on.

Our team develops state-of-the art software for sensor-data processing, analysis, storage, and visualization for challenging problems in the areas of video analytics, image processing, and other temporal data sources. We utilize the most advanced techniques for data science, machine learning, computer vision, statistical analysis, and cloud computing to discover hidden patterns in big data. We develop end-to-end applications that process data for desktop, web, embedded platforms, and large scale cloud computing environments. We believe collaboration is key, as such, you will be paired with a mentor to facilitate a smooth onboarding process as you become familiar with our products and the technologies we employ.

Our commercial software products include:
  • GXP InMotion Server - ingests and streams real-time data feeds, providing recording and analytics capabilities
  • GXP InMotion Desktop - video and image analysis application
  • Track Analytics Software Suite (TASS) - a suite of algorithms for analyzing geospatial data
  • MOVINT Database - a geospatial big-data store with RESTful web service interfaces
  • GXP InMotion Web / MOVINT- a browser-based front end for visualizing and analyzing geospatial data
You can read more about our software and solutions here:
InMotion Desktop and Server - https://www.geospatialexploitationproducts.com/content/gxpinmotion/
MOVINT Solutions - https://www.geospatialexploitationproducts.com/content/movint/

As a member of our web UI development team, you will collaborate with our software architects, research scientists, and data scientists to design and develop novel, interactive data visualizations that bridge the gap between human users and state of the art machine learning algorithms. You will help our clients more simply and intuitively understand the power of the data they possesses in conjunction with our advanced AI technologies. You will be involved in the development of front-end UI components and back-end services. Our team values the creativity and ingenuity of all members and you will have a voice in design decisions. The ideal candidate enjoys learning in a challenging technical environment; collaborating on multiple teams and projects; and can apply their technical skill and innovation towards solving real-world problems.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
We are seeking candidates that are motivated to develop skills in new technical areas, solve challenging and unique problems, and enjoy working on a diverse range of assignments. Developers that know how to profile, optimize, and test their own code will fit best within our skilled and dynamic small team. Other job requirements include:
  • Knowledge and experience with JavaScript (ES6+), React, Redux
  • Knowledge and experience with Enterprise Java
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, communication, debugging and test skills
  • Experience with software development processes, including version control, documentation, code review, and testing
  • U.S. CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED. Candidates selected for some positions will be subjected to a government security investigation and will need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Preferred skills:
While not critical to the open position, experience with the following skills are useful in our organization and will be helpful as you expand your roles and responsibilities:
  • Experience implementing and using RESTful web services
  • Experience with cloud applications in environments such as AWS or Azure
  • Kubernetes and Docker
  • Jest/ Unit Testing
  • Typescript
  • Design, configuration, and optimization of SQL and noSQL (Solr)
  • Familiarity with software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution.

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
About BAE Systems and GXP
"Geospatial solutions to ensure a safer world. " BAE Systems' Geospatial eXploitation Products (GXP™) software solutions deliver an unrivaled capacity for discovery, exploitation, and dissemination of mission-critical geospatial data. From key military, security, and incident response operations, to a variety of commercial development and research initiatives, GXP software provides a comprehensive suite of solutions enabling timely and effective decision-making.

The GXP Durham, NC development team was founded in 2004 as Signal Innovations Group (SIG) and acquired by BAE Systems, Inc. in 2014. We perform commercial software development and contract research and development in the areas of geospatial data analysis, visualization, storage; image processing; and data analytics. We collaborate with teams in San Diego, Rome NY, and Malaysia. Our team values technical excellence, individual initiative, and strong work-life balance. Our team strives to create an innovative, agile, and collaborative work environment, much like our legacy as a small business, but leverages the resources of BAE Systems.

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. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.