Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field, or equivalent experience is required. Agile experience preferred.
Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is required at time of hire or obtainable within 24 months 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 Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Entry Level 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:
Assists and participates in the research, design, development and testing of 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
Participates in internal review of software components and systems
Receives detailed instructions from immediate supervisor
Generally works within an identified work group
Collaborates with project leaders and other professionals within the Engineering department
Builds stable working relationships internally
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
Travel may be required
Security clearance may be required
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Working knowledge of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories
Working knowledge of the software development process
Good ability to grasp and apply new information quickly
Good ability to handle ever increasing responsibility and assignments with growing complexity
Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects with little direction
Good ability to be a team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments
Working 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 good decision-making skills
Learns to use professional concepts
Ability to learn and apply company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
Good written and verbal communications skills
Good ability to recognize and clearly report relevant information
Good ability to use the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the software development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering products
PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:
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