Entry-level Software Engineer

General Dynamics Mission Systems

Software Engineer Full Time

Basic Qualifications

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

Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required within a reasonable period of time. 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 has an immediate opening for an entry-level Software Engineer for our MAAS Team. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

Entry-level Software Engineers conduct or participate in the research, design and development of systems software, software applications and/or tools for new programs and subprograms.

Responsibilities may include the following:
  • Participate in the full software life-cycle development using object oriented methodologies
  • Assist with design activities
  • Implement software in C/C++
  • Investigate and solve problem reports
Integrate and test software and systems

Candidates should demonstrate a thorough understanding of software engineering principles
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • Successful completion of coursework in C or C++
  • Basic knowledge of Linux
  • Ability to be a team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments

Experience/Knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
  • Proficient in C, C++, Java or an equivalent Object Oriented language
  • Knowledgeable in Python, Perl or other scripting language
  • Proficient in the use of debugging tools
  • Experience working in a Linux environment
  • Knowledgeable of the software development process
  • Experience in the use of software tools such as Integrated Development Environments like Visual Studio or Eclipse
  • Demonstrated experience working in a team environment
  • Coursework in data structures, operating systems, or networking

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!