• Entry Level Software Engineer

    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/6/2019 11:58 AM)
    Job Location
    USA-MD-Aberdeen Proving Ground
    Required Clearance
    Employment Type
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in Computer Software, Mathematics, Systems engineering or a related technical field, or equivalent experience is required. Agile experience preferred.


    Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required within a reasonable period of time. 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 Entry Level 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.  This position will require rotation through Taunton, MA or Scottsdale, AZ prior to full time residence at  Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.


    Assists and participates in the research, design, development and testing of 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
    Participates in internal review of software components and systems
    Receives detailed instructions from immediate supervisor
    Generally works within an identified work group
    Collaborates with project leaders and other professionals within the Engineering department
    Builds stable working relationships internally
    Works on problems with defined scope, schedule and expectations
    Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained
    Travel may be required



    Working knowledge of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories
    Working knowledge of the software development process
    Good ability to grasp and apply new information quickly

    Strong aptitude for math required
    Good ability to handle ever increasing responsibility and assignments with growing complexity
    Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects with little direction
    Good ability to be a team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments
    Working knowledge of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control, defect reporting and scripting
    Ability to be creative, innovative and responsible, and able to master good decision-making skills
    Learns to use professional concepts
    Ability to learn and apply company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues
    Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
    Good written and verbal communications skills
    Good ability to recognize and clearly report relevant information
    Good ability to use the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the software development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering products


    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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