• Senior Software Engineer

    Job Location USA-AL-Huntsville
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/2/2019 1:10 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-34498
    Required Clearance
    Secret
    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:
    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

    General Dynamics Mission Systems is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to support our growing aviation-related business segments, executing software development and integration for ground and airborne systems.  Primary responsibilities include developing and / or supporting integration of a variety of software components in mission command and safety critical environments.   The successful candidate will have prior experience with software integration, software engineering and complex systems architectures.   Previous experience working with DO-178 certification processes and real-time applications is highly desired.  The candidate must demonstrate the potential and willingness to acquire and develop additional skills as our portfolio increases.  This position may require occasional travel.  Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Representative Duties:

    • Perform Software Development in C / C++ in accordance with DO-178.  Additionally, may perform software development in C# in support of Army mission command systems.
    • Integration of separate software components into a single system.
    • Integrating complex applications on Windows and Unix/Linux platforms.
    • Development of software integration tests to validate component performance and conformance to design standards.
    • Operation within an Agile development methodology.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Prior software development experience in C / C++ / C#.
    • Solid object oriented programming and software design skills.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
    • Strongly desired prior experience working with real-time safety critical software development, specifically DO-178 development and the Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE).
    • Experience working in a model-based engineering methodology including working knowledge of UML and/or SysML and leveraging UML tools such as Rhapsody, Enterprise Architect and/or MagicDraw.
    • Experience with real-time, safety critical operating systems such as Integrity, LynxOS, etc.
    • Experience with requirements management using DOORS.
    • Experience with SDLC and configuration management tools such as JIRA, Rational Team Concert, Team Foundation Server, etc.
    • Ability to effectively communicate technical topics in writing and verbally to customer and internal audiences.
    • Experience working with an Agile development environment.
    • Desired experience in automated software test development.
    • Desired experience with OMG Data-Distribution Service for Real-Time Systems (DDS) communications.
    • Effective communication and presentation skills and attention to detail.
    • Ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail.
    • Ability to work in a dispersed engineering team environment
    • Ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and effectively handle complex assignments
    • Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction



    PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:

    Bachelor's degree in software engineering, computer engineering, computer science 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


    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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