• High Performance Computing Software Engineer

    Location USA-MN-Bloomington
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/1/2018 9:35 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    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 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree. Agile experience preferred.



    Department of Defense top secret security clearance is required within 24 months of 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.


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

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a High Performance Computing 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.


    Key Responsibilities:

    High Performance Computing Software Engineers conduct or participate in the research, design, development, and testing of systems software, software applications and/or tools to develop, integrate, test, deploy and support software systems that enable execution of High Performance Computing (HPC) systems and applications.

    Representative Tasks & Duties

    • Implement software in Python, Java, C/C++, R, or similar languages
    • Participate in full software lifecycle development using object oriented methodologies
    • Develop and run software tests and benchmarks in a Linux environment
    • Participates in internal review of software components and systems
    • Porting and optimizing third party and open source software on HPC platforms to satisfy mission needs
    • Collaborates with project leaders and other professionals within the Engineering department
    • Strong written and verbal communication
    • Contribute to technical reports to be delivered to management and customers


    • Good ability with problem solving and analytical skills
    • Experience with Big Data Frameworks such as Hadoop, Spark, or Accumulo
    • Experience with containerized environments
    • Development and debugging in highly-scalable, distributed, large multi-node environment
    • Knowledge of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories
    • Good ability to grasp and apply new information quickly
    • Shows initiative on assignments
    • Ability to be creative, innovative and responsible, and able to master good decision-making skills



    Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field; or Master's degree. Plus a minimum 2 years of relevant experience. 

    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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