• Senior Software Engineer

    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/15/2019 8:18 AM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    No clearance
    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. Agile experience preferred.


    Department of Defense security clearance is not 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.



    Senior Software Engineers participate in the design, development, documentation, and integration of systems software, software applications and/or tools for new programs and subprograms.


    Responsibilities may include the following:

    • Participate in the full software life-cycle development using object oriented methodologies and real time operating systems
    • Apply principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to the development of software
    • Implement software in C/C++
    • Participate in internal review of software components and systems
    • Assist with design activities and documentation
    • Integrate and test software and systems
    • Investigate and solve problem reports


    Candidates must show a passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of software systems and applications, and the ability to effectively manage, grow and evolve General Dynamics Mission Systems software solutions.


    The successful candidate must have:

    • Strong embedded Real Time Linux operating system knowledge
    • Significant experience with C/C++
    • Linux system level programming experience
    • Software development experience in a Linux environment
    • Demonstrated solid ability to grasp and apply new information quickly

     PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Network (socket) and network protocol programming

    • Knowledge of low level networking APIs (TCP/IP, UDP)
    • Knowledge of USB and proven ability to write socket based applications
    • MicroBlaze programming or Linux ARM processor programming



    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent

    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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