Software Architect

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 12.AUG.2021
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Basic Qualifications : Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required, plus a minimum of 10 years of rel...


Basic Qualifications :
Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required, 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.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense TS/SCI with Polygraph 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:
Developing mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, you'll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.

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 Principal Systems Engineer, you'll perform software requirements analysis, system integration activities, lead research and design, develop and test software and tools, to include development of new work products or enhancing existing applications, systems or embedded products. We will rely on your experience and knowledge to solve the hardest technical problems facing the company, often requiring the utmost creativity and innovation. It's your chance to step up to the challenge and prove you're ready to lead the world.

What you'll experience:Technologies that aren't just top-notch, they're often top-secret

A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's next

Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it's discovered

What you bring to the table:A 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

Seasoned, experienced professional with a broad range of expertise and a wide range of professional experience, possessing a substantial understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories; expert at applying technical standards and methodologies to resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways

Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments

Ability to serve as company technical spokesperson with subject matter expertise (SME)

What sets you apart:Active contributor to the achievement of financial and business objectives by resolving complex issues in creative, effective and financially favorable ways

Contributes to the development of innovative principles and ideas

Effectively leads complex assignments, interacting with both customers and end-users

The candidate should have experience defining and implementing the overall software architecture for a multi-domain electronic warfare system (vehicle and trailer) and all related I/Os, to include:

Allocation and definition of software (behaviors) that in sum comprise the system

Definition, allocation, and management of software interfaces between internal and external software systems

Defining, modeling, allocating, and evaluating appropriate hardware requirements to ensure software performance goals are achieved

Hardware and software resource management

Manage, coordinate, and direct the implementation of the architecture with the software team and program partners

Software development in a multi-security domain environment

Experience with docker development, implementation, and test

System and software networking, to include streaming and VITA messaging

JICD messaging

Modern Commercial User Interfaces Technologies (Web-based, QT,..)

GOTS User Interface Technologies (EWPMT, FUSE,..)

Experienced with User Interface development, specifically for streamlining and simplifying user experience

Virtualization and VMware

Software development for ATO and Accreditation

Experienced in development in container and virtualized environments, defining requirements and implementation, and associated hardware requirements and virtualization to include:vGPU

Microservice architectures




Experience with defining and implementing government and industry standards, and integrating with GFE software on EW platforms, to include:CMOSS







Digital Signal Processing knowledge


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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