• Embedded Software Engineer

    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/15/2019 12:30 PM)
    Job Location
    USA-CO-Colorado Springs
    Required Clearance
    Secret, obtainable within reasonable time based on requirements
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    GPS Source
  • 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.

    • 5-8 years related professional experience:
      • Embedded microprocessor and/or digital signal processor (DSP) hardware environments
      • Software development in C/C++, OOP/OOD
      • RTOS is required (Linux preferable)
      • Knowledge of Ethernet protocol stack and tools such as WireShark
    • Experience working in DOD SW development environment and familiarity with AS9100 quality processes
    • Understanding of embedded bus structures, processing, and I/O like UART, SPI, and I2C
    • Must work well and interact professionally in a team environment, which includes customers, government representatives, peers, and associates
    • Good English speaking and writing skills
    • Experience and detailed knowledge of the operation of GPS receivers strongly preferred
    • Experience with IEEE-1588 strongly preferred
    • Must be able to travel up to 20% (Local travel to Pueblo West, CO facility until permanent move this spring)

    Candidates must be able and willing to obtain Department of Defense Secret security clearance within a reasonable amount of time after date of hire. An active Secret clearance is highly desired. 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

    GPS Source, Inc.,  a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics Mission Systems, is a world class innovator and manufacturer of high quality, high performance position, navigation and timing (PNT) technologies for demanding defense and commercial markets. We currently have a need for a Research and Development (R&D) Embedded Software Engineer supporting our southeast Colorado Springs, Colorado location. 


    Join our growing team and you’ll have the opportunity to build a career in an innovative company that is passionate about our products and our people. You’ll be an essential member of the software team, leading development activities, defining architectures, requirements, algorithms, interfaces and designs for GPS software systems developed by GPS Source and key partners. Responsible for development of code and integration of software components into a fully functional software system (applications are primarily military avionics and mission systems). 


    As part of an agile research and development team, you will be responsible for defining, documenting, and deploying software throughout all engineering cycles including requirements, design, implementation, test and support.  The software team collaborates with systems engineering and with the Test and Evaluation team for traceability of software requirements and the verification of the requirements. The software will be developed in accordance with approved company processes and metrics.



    • Follows the software development process
    • Develops Object Oriented software for embedded applications
    • Estimates project software development effort.
    • Reports SW development progress using written and oral communications.
    • Actively finds way to innovate

    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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