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BAE Systems

Entry Level Software Engineer - 2023 College Grad



Full Time

On Site


Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States

Job Description You don’t see it, but it’s there. Our employees work on the world’s most advanced electronics – from saving emissions in the City of Lights to powering the Mars Rover to protecting the F-35 fighter jet. At Electronic Systems, you’ll be among the brightest minds, working on the aerospace and defense industry’s most difficult problems. Drawing strength from our differences, we’re innovating for the future. And you can, too.

Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first – exemplified by our missions: “We Protect Those Who Protect Us®” and “We Innovate For Those Who Move The WorldTM.”

Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with us.

We are seeking entry level candidates to join our ES Defense software engineering team located in southern New Hampshire upon graduation this spring or summer. Qualified candidates will have an opportunity to become a member of our team working across multiple disciplines while being exposed to the full software life-cycle in an inspired, motivating, and collaborative environment. Tasks may include coding, debugging, and integrating software, as well as the integration, regression, and requirement testing of complex SW/HW systems.

In this exciting and challenging role, you will enjoy flexible scheduling with every other Friday off, an inviting and supportive culture, competitive compensation, and an excellent benefits package that includes tuition reimbursement for advanced degrees.

For those candidates in their first year after graduation, BAE’s Year One experience provides you with opportunities to jumpstart your engineering career. As part of this unique program, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Explore different projects and technologies by participating in rotations.
  • Develop skills by receiving immediate mentorship from experienced managers and engineers, and participate in classes and workshops to expand your knowledge of yourself, technology and our company.
  • Network and collaborate to make lasting connections with peers, co-workers and leadership.
*Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status.Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in CS (Computer Science), CE (Computer Engineering), or other scientific degree with suitable software engineering content granted in current academic year
  • 0-2 years' professional software development experience
  • Proficiency in multiple high level programming languages (e.g., C, C++, Java, Python)
  • Working knowledge of software design and code utilizing Object Oriented Analysis & Design (OOAD) techniques
  • Must be eligible for a US DoD security clearance
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Operating Systems (e.g. Windows and/or UNIX/Linux)
  • Software version control tools (e.g., Git, Bitbucket)
  • Software related internship, work, or hobby experiences
  • Security clearance (Secret or higher)
Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind 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.