• PDMlink Developer

    Posted Date 4 days ago(12/3/2019 9:18 AM)
    Job Location
    USA-MA-Quincy | USA-MA-Dedham
    Required Clearance
    No clearance
    Information Technology
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Engineering and/or related field or equivalent experience, plus 8 years of related experience or Master’s degree and 6 years of related experience.

    Department of Defense Secret security clearance is preferred 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

    Imagine a world-class engineering environment. Now add a team of exceptional talent along with technologies that are so advanced they’re often classified. That’s what you’ll find at General Dynamics Mission Systems. Here you’ll lead amazing engineers as they invent the technologies, products and services that help our service members, intelligence analysts and first responders keep our nation safe. If you want the chance to lead, it’s time to bring your talent to General Dynamics Mission Systems.

    We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers’ missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar and everything in between.

    In our highly collaborative, global environment, you’ll be involved in every phase of application development lifecycle, consulting and collaborating with business leaders, end user, IT staff, vendors, and other third parties. Essentially, you’ll use development and applications administration/support skills in the configuration, customization, maintenance, and interfacing of Commercial of the Shelf (CoTs) business applications in the GDMS infrastructure. Your responsibilities will include requirements specification, solution design, prototype plans, developing and testing code, solution release, and supporting issue analysis and resolution. We’ll rely on you to design creative prototypes according to specifications, write high quality source code to program complete applications within schedule deadlines and ensure application interoperability with IT infrastructure components while ensuring compliance with wide-ranging information security requirements.


    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a hands-on Windhchill PDMLink Developer. In this position you will participate as a member of a team of Developers and Business Analysts in an ongoing enterprise level implementation.

    What you’ll experience:

    • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what’s next
    • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it’s discovered
    • Collaborate with business users and other client teams to convert business requirements into system based solutions focused on the Windchill platform
    • Balance project architectural concerns with those of the enterprise by aligning solution architecture with roadmaps established by the enterprise architecture and assuring that solutions adhere to the enterprise architecture principles.
    • Provide analysis and recommendations when multiple, competing solutions are available
    • Develop Technical Design Documentation to document solutions
    • Liaise with vendors to understand future capabilities and drive enhancements that support IT strategies.
    • Analyze, improve and maintain Windchill based PLM business processes and solutions
    • Communicate with Business Analysts, Solutions Architects and/or vendors to request enhancements or report application improvements/inefficiencies

    What you bring to the team:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Engineering and/or related field or equivalent experience, plus 8 years of related experience or Master’s degree and 6 years of related experience
    • Demonstrated ability to program in at least one programming language (e.g., such as C#, Java, .Net) and SQL scripts and other scripting languages
    • Strong understanding of solutions development methodologies (e.g. DevOps, Agile, Software Development Lifecycle, etc.)
    • Demonstrated expertise in developing and deploying enterprise solutions based on the Windchill platform
    • Experience in an Agile software development environment including experience as a scrum master.
    • Knowledge of CAD data management, Design Engineering and PLM practices and processes
    • Excellent organization, verbal / written communication and presentation skills with demonstrated business savvy to interact with management, users, contract resources, developers, vendors, and other Information Technology teams.
    • Demonstrated presentation, oral/written communication, and inter-personal skills including the ability to: anticipate, influence & adapt to a wide range of audiences; cultivate relationships and leverage organizational understanding to facilitate decision making and buy-in

    What sets you apart:

    • At least 4 years of Windchill experience developing applications in a complex, global implementation that supports distributed files stores, provides multiple WGMs and includes non-PDMLink components
    • Experience with PDMLink configuration and/or API/customization.
    • Strong knowledge of software design and programming principles
    • Commitment to ongoing professional development
    • Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success

    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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