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Entry Level Software Engineer

General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc Fairfax, VA
  • Posted: September 17, 2019
  • Full-Time

Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field, or equivalent experience is required. Agile experience preferred.

 

Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected for the Entry-Level Systems Engineer position 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. Some travel and shift work may be required based on the program’s needs.

 


Imagine being part of the team that develops the technologies, products and services that help our nation’s heroes keep our nation safe. The work is important. The challenges are career-defining. The opportunity is waiting for you at GDMS as an Entry-Level Software Engineer.

 

What you’ll be doing:

 

  • Developing software in accordance with the system requirements
  • Analyzing system, functional and performance requirements and how they impact new or existing code
  • Conducting peer reviews of software
  • Performing software unit test, and supporting integration
  • Shaping future products by contributing to the framework (architecture) used across multiple products or systems.

 

What you need to bring to the table:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in software/electric engineering or computer science, a related specialized area or field
  • Proficiency in writing software in C++ or Java and understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Knowledge of using development kits and software modeling tools
  • A strong work ethic and discipline

 

What sets you apart:

  • Experience with Agile development
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative (team) environment
  • Ability to quickly grasp and apply new information
  • Ability to handle more complex assignments as experience progresses
  • Self-motivated, engaged, continuously learning and looking for ways to improve things

 

One last thing:

Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected for the Entry-Level Systems Engineer position 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. Some travel and shift work may be required based on the program’s needs.


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

General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc

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