Entry-Level Software Engineer-DSP and VHDL

Location USA-AZ-Scottsdale
Posted Date 7 months ago(8/16/2017 2:54 PM)
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General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field, or equivalent experience is required. 


 Candidates must be able to obtain a Department of Defense Secret clearance within a reasonable amount of time from date of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS), a market leader and technology innovator, is seeking talented professionals to deliver cutting edge solutions to our customers.


General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Entry-Level Software Engineer-DSP and VHDL to join our team. The position provides an opportunity to develop the cutting-edge Digital Signal Processing technology supporting some of our nation's fundamental defense services. GDMS employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to build and ensure adequate functionality of various GDMS-and client technologies. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Entry-Level Software Engineer-DSP and VHDL will enhance their skill set by working among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. This is a great opportunity to use and grow your understanding of software and electrical engineering concepts and the development process.


Key Responsibilities

As an Entry-Level Software Engineer-DSP and VHDL you will support the design, development and test of hardware, firmware and software as well as subsystem-level designs at GDMS that are required to support our various customers’ missions. You’ll get to network with new and experienced teammates, one of whom will be assigned as an advocate to provide behind-the-scenes info and answer questions. As part of the team you'll have a role throughout the development process: requirements analysis, design, development and test, and internal reviews. You will have the opportunity put your love to solve problems to work in a team environment, which includes strong written and verbal communication skills.




Candidates must have Software, Digital Signal Processing and FPGA development experience using VHDL and CoreFire.


Candidate for this position must possess the following qualifications:

  • Strong VHDL coding proficiency (Required)
  • Familiar with the CoreFire FPGA Design Suite (Required)
  • Familiar with test bench development and simulation (advanced verification techniques not required, but would be a benefit)
  • Familiar with static timing concepts and clock domain crossing techniques (Required)
  • Able to work in teams (Required)
  • Strong Communications Skills (Required)
  • Familiar with the use and operation of test equipment such as Signal Generators, Arbitrary Waveform Generators (ARB), Logic Analyzers, and Spectrum Analyzers (Desirable)
  • Requirements development, verification and documentation (Desirable)
  • FPGA board design (Desirable)
  • Embedded design (Desirable)

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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