• Army Unmanned Aircraft System Control Segment (A-UCS) Software Engineer

    Location USA-VA-Fairfax
    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/7/2018 12:55 PM)
    Job ID
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    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 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.


    Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is PREFERRED at time 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 has an immediate opening for a Army Unmanned Aircraft System Control Segment (A-UCS) 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. This challenging and interesting position is an opportunity to participate in the development of a Ground Control Station that controls Unmanned Air Vehicles.



    • Responsible for developing software components in a distributed environment
    • Specific responsibilities include design, implementation, integration, and testing
    • Support of software development life cycle with peer reviews, documentation and configuration management adhering to the project level process plans


    • Software development experience using C++, JAVA, OOD, OOP, XML, and UML
    • Candidate must have hands on development experience using C++/JAVA on a UNIX/Linux platform


    • Understanding of software engineering, design, development, and testing
    • MDA/MDD experience is a plus using modeling tools like IBM Rational Rhapsody, Rational Rose, Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, No Magic Magic Draw
    • Previous experience with RTOS and/or ARINC 653 environments
    • Previous experience with DO-178 Certification process
    • Previous experience with FACE/UCS/DDS
    • Understanding of automated testing methodologies


    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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