• Junior Embedded Developer

    Job Location USA-MD-Hanover
    Posted Date 4 months ago(11/20/2018 11:19 AM)
    Job ID
    Required Clearance
    TS/SCI with Polygraph
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.


    The Junior Embedded Developer shall have at least one (1) year of work experience in two (2) or more of the following:

    • Developing embedded software systems in assembly C, C++, or Java
    • Developing embedded software systems for Unix, Linux, Windows, VxWorks, JunOS, or vendor-proprietary operating systems
    • Experience with operating system internals for Unix, Linux, Windows, VxWorks, JunOS, or vendor-proprietary operating systems
    • Reverse engineering and analysis of software
    • Low-level programming of device drivers in a Unix, Linux, or Windows environment
    • Bit-level data analysis
    • Systems engineering of large scale embedded systems



    Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance with a Polygraph 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

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Junior Embedded Developer.  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.


    ** A discretionary sign-on bonus may be available for this position **


    The Junior Embedded Developer shall have a minimum of a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or Computer Engineering and a minimum of two (2) years of software/system development work experience (Four (4) years of equivalent related military experience may be substituted for Bachelor degree); and have technical expertise in one (1) or more of the following areas:

    • Systems Requirements Analysis
    • Software System Design
    • Software System Development
    • Software System Integration
    • Software System Testing



    • Analyzes, decomposes, disassembles code, performs static code analysis, kernel-level debugging, and debugs and modifies software
    • Work often involves software operating systems, malware or electronic signals
    • Typically programs in both C and assembly language
    • Involved in Protocol Analysis, Vulnerability Assessment, Security Research, Rapid Prototyping of proof of concept capabilities
    • Conducts vulnerability assessments and penetration testing utilizing reverse engineering techniques
    • Performs analysis of complex software systems to determine both functionality and intent of software systems
    • Contributes to the design, development and implementation of countermeasures, system integration, and tools specific to Cyber and Information Operations
    • May prepare and presents technical reports and briefings
    • May perform documentation, vetting and weaponization of identified vulnerabilities for operational use
    • Learning Reverse Engineering tools, both COTS and GOTS
    • Further job duties may include, but not limited to:
      • Willing to configure, conduct and manage
      • Test automation


    • Considerable knowledge of operating system fundamentals (interrupts, threading, virtual memory, device drivers) and internals (memory layouts and management, binary file formats)
    • Requires considerable knowledge and exposure to computer processor architectures and instructions sets
    • Considerable ability to perform all responsibilities associated with the position
    • Considerable ability to grasp and apply new information quickly
    • Considerable ability to handle more complex assignments
    • Shows considerable initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction
    • Considerable ability to use scripting languages such as Python, Perl, bash


    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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