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.
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.
Department of Defense TS/SCI 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.
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 Software Architect, 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
Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire
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
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
Support business development activities through analysis of customer and market requirements and comparison against GD-MS product lines along with other vendor products/capabilities. Recommend the development of new capabilities in support of market and customer needs.
Perform software requirements analysis, system integration activities, lead research, designs, develop and tests software and tools, to include development of new work products or enhancing existing applications, systems or embedded products.
Support SIGINT program pursuits and execution. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the assessment of the system level functional and performance requirements and the definition of software system implementation strategies.
Working closely with the RF/DSP engineering and capture teams to perform trade studies pertaining to the development of the control, status, varied analytic application infrastructure and execution, along with operator visualization functionality. The software functionality will entail architectures and concepts that facilitate the real-time operation of the system as well as the open architectural model that allows for the seamless integration of third party/COTS applications.
Development of buildup, integration and system level test approaches and plans.
Evaluate Customer requirements as they apply to the system level capabilities to include preparation and delivery of customer briefings and capability demonstrations.
Agile experience preferred. Experience in embedded real-time software applications associated with communications is ideal.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Large-Scale Software Architectures – Open Systems Architecture
Service Oriented Architecture
Agile Development Methodologies
C/C++ code development, integration and test
JAVA code development, integration and test
System and Subsystem integration and test
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