Senior Advanced Software Engineer

2 months ago
ID
2017-27412
USA-CA-San Jose
Required Clearance
TS/SCI
Category
Engineering-Software
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
GDMS - Legacy GDAIS Rate Structure

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. Agile experience preferred

 

Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Advanced 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.

 

http://gdms.news/CareersatGDMS  

 

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 analysis for all levels of total system product to include concept, design, architecture, user experience, test, installation, operation, maintenance
  • Applies principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to the development of complex solutions
  • Performs functional analysis, time-line analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into software solutions utilizing whatever development life-cycle techniques or model will yield the optimal results (Agile, Waterfall, etc.)
  • Researches and analyzes data, such as customer design proposals, market trends, state of technology and industry, specifications and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
  • Applies and champions the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering products
  • Participates as a Subject Matter Expert in internal review of software components and systems
  • Receives no appreciable instruction on day-to-day work
  • More often responsible to define the scope, schedule and expectations for the work they execute or lead
  • Exercises latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments for self and teams
  • Responsible for resolution of significant and diverse range of complex problems and issues of broad scope and complexity which require the use of ingenuity and creativity
  • Provides leadership and/or direction and/or supervision to lower level employees and teams
  • Leads small technical proposals and contributes to medium sized proposals
  • Frequently responsible to lead collaboration activities with senior management and leadership within the company
  • Frequently responsible to lead collaboration with organizations outside engineering or with external customers and vendors/suppliers
  • Occasional contact with Business Development
  • Travel may be required
  • Security clearance is required
  • Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise as well as with senior internal and external personnel


KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • 8 to 12 years experience in designing and developing software in at least one of the following or combinations of Java SE, Java EE, C#, C/C++
  • 8 to 12 years experience in designing and developing software in a UNIX or Windows environment
  • Working knowledge or understanding of RDBMS Systems is beneficial
  • Working knowledge of Open Systems Architecture (OSA) and Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) is beneficial
  • A seasoned, experienced professional having a wide range of professional experience and possessing a strong 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
  • Capable of working on complex problems of diverse scope or situations or data that requires in-depth evaluation of variable factors
  • Strong knowledge of the software development process as well as software engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Strong knowledge of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control, defect reporting and scripting
  • Strong awareness of business objectives and Engineering's role in achieving
  • Strong ability to be creative, innovative and responsible, and able to master advanced decision-making skills
  • Strong ability to multi-task
  • Strong ability to grasp and apply new information quickly
  • 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
  • Strong ability to handle significant responsibility, leadership and accountability while executing very complex assignments
  • Strong ability to be a team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions; someone who is capable of providing technical leadership to an organization


PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:

B.S. Computer Science or B.S. Computer Engineering

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required 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.

 

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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