Senior Software Engineer

Location USA-OH-Dayton (Wright Patterson AFB)
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/9/2018 2:58 PM)
Job ID
2018-29435
# Positions
1
Category
Engineering-Software
Hiring Company
General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.

 

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants selected may 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 has an immediate opening for a Senior Software Engineer.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:

  • Performs software requirements analysis, system integration activities, leads research, designs, develops and tests software and tools, to include development of new work products or enhancing existing applications, systems or embedded products
  • Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into software solutions utilizing whatever development lifecycle techniques or model will yield the optimal results (Agile, Waterfall, etc.)
  • Provides leadership and/or direction and/or supervision to lower level employees and teams
  • Frequently responsible to lead collaboration activities with senior management and leadership within the company


KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

A seasoned, experienced professional having a wide range of professional experience and possessing an excellent understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories and expert at applying technical standards and methodologies to resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways.

 

Candidates must have:

  • Software development experience in a Linux environment
  • Significant experience with C/C++
  • Embedded Real Time Linux operating system knowledge

 

Other characteristics of the ideal candidate include: 

  • Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects as a technical lead with little or no direction, frequently provides direction and leadership to technical teams and determines methods and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of the software development process as well as software engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Excellent knowledge of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control, defect reporting and scripting
  • Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions; someone who is capable of providing technical leadership to an organization


PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent

 

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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