• Senior C++ HPC Software Engineer

    Job Location USA-VA-Oakton
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/20/2018 11:57 AM)
    Job ID
    Required Clearance
    Top Secret, obtainable within 24 months
    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.



    • Demonstrated proficiency and expertise using C++ in a Linux environment
    • Experience with parallel, high performance computing, using multi-threaded programming techniques
    • Understanding of object-oriented programming, design patterns, data structures, algorithms, CPU issues, I/O issues, and bottlenecks
    • Experience and desire to work in a team-oriented environment
    • Attention to software quality


    ***Department of Defense Top secret security clearance is preferred. Candidates holding Secret clearance with Top secret eligibility will be considered. 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, U.S. citizenship is required.



    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior C++ HPC Software Engineer. We are looking for a resourceful, flexible, highly motivated team player to help support and improve a successful, mission-critical program supporting national security with leading-edge high performance computing technologies. The position provides an opportunity to develop cutting-edge technology which supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services. GDMS employees work closely with respected clients to develop solutions which allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. This challenging and interesting position is an opportunity to participate in the development and operation of a state-of-the-art Big Data system. This on-going, stable program consists of a team of exceptional high-quality individuals using defined Agile software processes and practices.


    The selected candidate will be expected to:

    • Design, code, test, integrate, and document software solutions
    • Participate in internal reviews of software components and systems
    • Be responsible for resolution of significant and diverse problems and issues of broad scope and complexity




    • C++ 11/14/17
    • Ruby Language
    • Other scripting languages
    • Automated testing
    • Agile development








    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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