Senior Software Engineer

1 week ago
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Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
GDMS - Legacy GDC4S 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.


Department of Defense Secret security clearance is not 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 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.


As a Software Engineer - Flex Development Program, you will assist in the design and implementation of a large system development and integration effort using Agile Scrum methodology.  You will be part of a high-performing team, interfacing with other software engineers, systems engineer, information assurance engineers, test engineers, configuration management personnel, and other project team members.



Learn how you can be a part of something bigger as a software engineer with GDMS.



  • Coding and testing software based on User Stories and other system engineering artifacts as part of an Agile Scrum team
  • Ensuring that developed code is modifiable, efficient, reliable, understandable, and fault tolerant
  • Using software tools to develop domain software and support software reuse and refactoring
  • Identifying software components and interface requirements, and supporting the software configuration management process
  • Supporting all phases of the software development lifecycle, including requirements analysis, system design, software development, testing, documentation, and maintenance, for a complex software system/application
  • Implementing Test Driven Development (TDD) practices within the Agile framework to ensure the proper degree of engineering rigor is applied to all assigned tasks
  • Be proficient with programming/scripting languages and software frameworks such as JAVA/JEE, REST, with Java using Jersey, Spring Framework, MyBatis, Hibernate
  • Have experience in one or (preferably) more of the following: JAVA/JEE, SOAP, JSON, Spring, Spring security, or SQL
  • Have a solid understanding of sound software development principles and practices
  • Be able to plan and prioritize personal tasking and be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Be an independent thinker, capable of performing high quality work, both independently and with a team, in a fast-moving environment

PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE: BS in Computer Science or related degree and 8 years relevent work experieince

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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