Senior Software Engineer

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc
Location: Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 09.APR.2021

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Basic Qualifications : Education Requirements:Bachelors degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivale...

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Basic Qualifications :
Education Requirements:Bachelors degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.Clearance Requirements:Department of Defense Top 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:
Ready to be a leader with the company that is committed to pushing the limits of truly advanced technologies? At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we create the products and services that help our service members, intelligence analysts and first responders keep our nation safe. The work we do is so advanced, its often classified. If you want to put your talent in the spotlight, its waiting for you right now, right here. We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar space and everything in between.As a Senior Software Engineer, youll lead a team of extraordinary talent. Together youll perform software requirements analysis, lead research and design, and develop and test software and tools. From inventing new products or enhancing existing applications, your talent and leadership abilities will be front and center.What youll experience:Technologies that arent just top-notch, theyre often top-secretA team of bold thinkers committed to exploring whats nextOpportunities to gain new knowledge - as its discoveredWhat you bring to the table:A Bachelors in software engineering or a related technical field and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree and a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience; Agile experience preferredThorough understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theoriesExpert at applying technical standards and methodologies to resolve issues in creative ways and help company meet financial and business objectivesVery strong knowledge of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control, defect reporting and scriptingWhat sets you apart:Excellent communication skillsVery strong knowledge of technology trends and the ability to champion new ideas, products and process improvementsAbility to effectively handle complex assignmentsCreative thinking with the ability to effectively multi-taskREPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:Performs software requirements analysis, system integration activities, leads research, designs, developsand tests software and tools, to include development of new work products or enhancing existingapplications, systems or embedded productsPerforms technical planning, verification and validation of others work, cost and risk analysis, andsupportability and effectiveness analyses for total systemsPerforms analysis for all levels of total system product to include concept, design, architecture, userexperience, test, installation, operation, maintenanceApplies principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to thedevelopment of complex solutionsEnsures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systemssolutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraintsPerforms functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interfacedefinition studies to translate customer requirements into software solutions utilizing whateverdevelopment 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 andindustry, specifications and manuals to determine feasibility of design or applicationApplies and champions the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the systemdevelopment life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering productsParticipates as a Subject Matter Expert in internal review of software components and systemsReceives no appreciable instruction on day-to-day workMore often responsible to define the scope, schedule and expectations for the work they execute or leadExercises latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments for self and teamsAccountable to lead and guide the completion of major programs and projectsResponsible for resolution of significant and diverse range of complex problems and issues of broadscope and complexity which require the use of ingenuity and creativityErroneous decisions or recommendations, or failure to accomplish results or errors typically willnegatively impact business segment financial results and cause business segment to fail to achieveorganizational objectivesKNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:A seasoned, experienced professional having a wide range of professional experience and possessing a verystrong 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 waysDemonstrates a very strong skills at helping company meet financial and business objectives by resolvingcomplex issues in creative, effective and financially favorable waysCapable of working on complex problems of diverse scope or situations or data that requires in-depthevaluation of variable factorsExercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining resultsDetailed and very strong knowledge of technology trends and champions new ideas and product andprocess improvementsVery strong knowledge of the software development process as well as software engineering concepts,principles, and theoriesVery strong knowledge of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), versioncontrol, defect reporting and scriptingDetailed knowledge of other related engineering and support disciplines

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 12,000+ 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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