Software Engineer with Kubernetes Experience

Posted Date 3 months ago(11/21/2023 10:06 AM)
Job Location
Required Clearance
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc.

Basic Qualifications

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 2+ years of job-related experience or a Master's degree. Agile experience preferred.


CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense 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


As a software engineer for Submarine Combat Systems, you’ll be a member of a cross functional team responsible for delivering advanced mission capabilities to the US and Australian submarine forces.


We encourage you to apply if you have any of these preferred skills or experiences: software development or advanced Python/bash scripting; Red Hat/CentOS Linux Proficiency; Kubernetes or other container orchestration/PaaS/Cloud technologies 


What sets you apart:

  • Strong understanding of software development process, as well as software engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Creative thinker capable of applying new information quickly to solve challenging problems
  • Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success
  • Certifications: one or more of Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), Certified Kubernetes Admin (CKA), and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Our Commitment to You:

  • An exciting career path with opportunities for continuous learning and development.
  • Research oriented work, alongside award winning teams developing practical solutions for our nation’s security
  • Flexible schedules with every other Friday off work, if desired (9/80 schedule)
  • Competitive benefits, including 401k matching, flex time off, paid parental leave, healthcare benefits, health & wellness programs, employee resource and social groups, and more
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Workplace Options:
This position is mostly on-sitr with Hybrid/Flex options available.
While on-site, you will be a part of the General Dynamics Mission Systems Fair Lakes office.




Salary Note

This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary. This job posting will remain open until the position is filled.

Combined Salary Range

USD $95,118.00 - USD $105,522.00 /Yr.

Company Overview

At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we rise to the challenge each day to ensure the safety of those that lead, serve, and protect the world we live in. We do this by making the world’s most advanced defense platforms even smarter. Our engineers redefine what’s possible and our manufacturing team brings it to life, building the brains behind the brawn on submarines, ships, combat vehicles, aircraft, satellites, and other advanced systems.


We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with this shared sense of purpose, committed to a diverse and exciting employee experience that drives innovation and creates a community where all feel welcome and a part of something amazing.


We offer highly competitive benefits and a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. To see more about our benefits, visit


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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