Senior Software Engineer

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/26/2018 4:46 PM)
ID
2018-29703
Job Location
USA-MA-Pittsfield
Required Clearance
Secret
Category
Engineering-Software
Employment Type
Full Time
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.

 

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense SECRET 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.

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, participates in research, designs, develops and tests software and tools, to include development of new work products or enhancing existing applications, systems or embedded products
Codes, tests, integrates and documents software solutions
Applies principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to the development of software
Participates in internal review of software components and systems
Receives general instructions and guidance from immediate supervisor and works on problems with defined scope, schedule and expectations
Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained
Generally works within an identified work group and responsible for resolution of problems and issues of moderate scope and complexity
May provide work direction to other employees as a technical lead
Failure to accomplish results or errors may cause project delays or require the allocation of additional resources
Collaborates with project leaders and other professionals within the Engineering department
May work with organizations outside engineering or with external customers
Builds stable working relationships internally
Travel may be required
Security clearance may be required
Keeps abreast of technology trends and champions new ideas and product and process improvements

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
•Professional and experienced understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories and skilled at applying technical standards
•Solid knowledge of the software development process
•Solid ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and handle ever increasing responsibility and assignments with growing complexity
•Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects with little direction
•Exercises independent judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
•Solid ability to be a team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments
•Solid knowledge of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control, defect reporting and scripting
•Ability to be creative, innovative and responsible, and able to master solid decision-making skills
•Skilled at learning and applying company policies and procedures to resolve more complex issues
•Solid proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
•Solid written and verbal communications skills
•Solid ability to recognize and clearly report relevant information
•Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
•Solid ability to use the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the software development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering products



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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