• Senior Principal Software Engineer *

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(12/23/2019 5:24 PM)
    ID
    2019-42082
    Job Location
    USA-MA-Pittsfield
    Required Clearance
    TS/SCI
    Category
    Engineering-Software
    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 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; agile experience preferred.

    CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

    Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance 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.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    Developing mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, you’ll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.

    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 space and everything in between.

    As a Senior Principal Software Engineer, you’ll perform software requirements analysis, system integration activities, lead research and design, develop and test software and tools, to include development of new work products or enhancing existing applications, systems or embedded products. We will rely on your experience and knowledge to solve the hardest technical problems facing the company, often requiring the utmost creativity and innovation. It’s your chance to step up to the challenge and prove you’re ready to lead the world.

    What you’ll experience:

    • Technologies that aren’t just top-notch, they’re often top-secret
    • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what’s next
    • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it’s discovered

    What you bring to the table:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in software engineering or a related technical 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
    • Seasoned, experienced professional with a broad range of expertise and a wide range of professional experience, possessing a substantial understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories; expert at applying technical standards and methodologies to resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways
    • Experience with database Administration, Oracle databases (preferred)
    • Experience with clustered databases, Oracle RAC (Real Application Clusters) (preferred)
    • Experience with Oracle 10G (preferred)
    • Experience with design, backup, configuration, administration, troubleshooting of a database
    • Experience with the generation or modification of SQL queries
    • Ability to review and test scripts
    • Responsibilities will include the maintenance and upkeep of an existing Oracle 10G RAC system.  Provide technical guidance on new database solutions for technical refresh or alternate use of the database.

    What sets you apart:

    • Active contributor to the achievement of financial and business objectives by resolving complex issues in creative, effective and financially favorable ways
    • Contributes to the development of innovative principles and ideas
    • Effectively leads complex assignments, interacting with both customers and end-users

    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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