Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.
Candidates must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance. 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 Advanced Java 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 complex software and architectures
•Researches and analyzes data, such as customer design proposals, market trends, state of technology and industry, specifications and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
•Participates in internal review of software components and systems
•Receives little instruction on day-to-day work
•More often responsible to define the scope, schedule and expectations for the work they execute or lead
•Independently determines approach to solutions
•Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained
•Contributes and accountable to the completion of major programs and projects
•Responsible for resolution of significant and diverse problems and issues of broad scope and complexity
•May provide leadership and/or direction to lower level employees and teams
•Failure to accomplish results or errors may cause significant project delays or require the substantial allocation of additional resources
•Collaborates with senior management and leadership within engineering and sometimes across the company
•Frequently works with organizations outside engineering or with external customers
•Builds stable working relationships internally
•Travel may be required
•Security clearance may be required
•Networks with senior internal and external personnel
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