• Software Engineer

    Job Location USA-NJ-Florham Park
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(7/23/2018 12:31 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-32170
    Required Clearance
    TS/SCI, obtainable with Polygraph within 24 months
    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 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.

     

    CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
    Candidates must be able to obtain a TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance. Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance with a Polygraph 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.

    • Experience in Hardware interfaces using communication protocols and writing device drivers
    • Experience with automation, control software and robot frameworks such as ROS is desired

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an experienced 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, system integration activities, leads research, designs, develops and tests software and tools, to include development of new work products or enhancing existing applications, systems or embedded products
    • Performs technical planning, verification and validation of others work, cost and risk analysis, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems
    • Performs analysis for all levels of total system product to include concept, design, architecture, user experience, test, installation, operation, maintenance
    • Applies principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to the development of complex solutions
    • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints 
    • Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into software solutions utilizing whatever development lifecycle techniques or model will yield the optimal results (Agile, Waterfall, etc.)
    • 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

    KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • A seasoned, experienced professional having a wide range of professional experience and possessing a strong understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories and expert at applying technical standards and methodologies to resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways
    • Strong knowledge of the software development process as well as software engineering concepts, principles, and theories
    • Strong Experience in Object Oriented Programming, primarily C++
    • Strong knowledge of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control, defect reporting and scripting
    • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills
    • Experience in Hardware interfaces using communication protocols and writing device drivers

    • Experience with automation, control software and robot frameworks such as ROS is desired

    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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