Other Requirements Needed from Labor Category:
Experience with Docker container orchestration frameworks, such as Kubernetes.
Experience with Microservice architectures and related software components, such as Kafka, NiFi, Zookeeper, Cassandra.
Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.
Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance with a Polygraph 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.
A discretionary sign-on bonus may be available for this position
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Systems Engineer/Systems Architect. 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.
The Senior Systems Engineer/Systems Architect will have the opportunity to work with the following:
Technologies: Microservices, Docker, Kafka, Cassandra, Kubernetes, React, Java 8/9, Spring Boot/Cloud/Data, Redis, Postgres
Tools: Maven, Node, Git, Sonar, Eclipse, Failsafe, Atlassian Jira (Bitbucket, Confluence, Bamboo, Crucible)
Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree. A Master’s Degree in a relevant field is a substitute for two (2) years’ experience. A PhD in a relevant field is a substitute for three (3) years’ experience.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
Continue to fine-tune the configuration for the Microservices, managing the infrastructure, updating the software for continuous software deployments, designing new features and enhancements, and assessing newer technologies to take advantage of some of the more user friendly and high performing software FOSS/GOTS products
Ensure that the customer rapport remains strong
Ensure collaboration with the entire team when making critical architectural decisions
Work with other engineers to understand how to fine-tune the system based on its new architecture. Report back to the TM/PM with new opportunities to grow the business; develop and execute a plan to secure those opportunities
Ensure all of the operational data is flowing - continue to support the customer to the fullest for their mission needs
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
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