2021-49128 - Adv Software Engineer

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General Dynamics Mission Systems
100 Plastics Avenue
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

Website: gdmissionsystems.com

Company Description:
Platforms: Smarter. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we solve the toughest security and technology challenges facing our nation and its allies by building smarter mission-critical products and systems.We develop mission critical C4ISR solutions across the land, sea, air, space and cyber domains. As you might imagine, we can offer career paths that fit almost any area of expertise. Almost any background or interests. And almost any short- and long-term career goals. At our location in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, we develop advanced solutions to support the U.S. Navy's latest ships and combat systems.

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.

Learn more about the Pittsfield facility here: www.gdmissionsystems.com/PittsfieldMA.

2021-49128 - Adv Software Engineer
Pittsfield
Full Time
Engineering
Bachelor's Degree
Required
5+
Required

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Dev/Ops Software Engineer.  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.




REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
•Performs software requirements analysis, participates in research, designs, develops and tests software and tools, to include development of new work products or enhancing existing applications, systems or embedded products
•Codes, tests, integrates and documents software solutions
•Applies principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to the development of complex software and architectures
•Researches and analyzes data, such as customer design proposals, market trends, state of technology and industry, specifications and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
•Participates in internal review of software components and systems
•Receives little instruction on day-to-day work
•More often responsible to define the scope, schedule and expectations for the work they execute or lead
•Independently determines approach to solutions
•Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained
•Contributes and accountable to the completion of major programs and projects
•Responsible for resolution of significant and diverse problems and issues of broad scope and complexity
•May provide leadership and/or direction to lower level employees and teams
•Failure to accomplish results or errors may cause significant project delays or require the substantial allocation of additional resources
•Collaborates with senior management and leadership within engineering and sometimes across the company
•Frequently works with organizations outside engineering or with external customers
•Builds stable working relationships internally
•Travel may be required
•Security clearance may be required
•Networks with senior internal and external personnel

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
A seasoned, experienced professional with a proficient 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 ways
Capable of working on problems of diverse scope requiring extensive analysis of data and evaluation of a multitude of factors
Demonstrates proficient judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
Proficient knowledge of the software development process as well as software engineering concepts, principles, and theories
Proficient knowledge of other related engineering and support disciplines
Detailed and proficient knowledge of technology trends and champions new ideas and product and process improvements
Proficient knowledge of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control, defect reporting and scripting
Ability to be creative, innovative and responsible, and able to master proficient decision-making skills
Ability to multi-task
Proficient ability to grasp and apply new information quickly
Proficient ability to handle significant responsibility, leadership and accountability while executing very complex assignments
Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects with very little direction, or can provide direction and leadership to technical teams
Exercises independent judgment and sometimes defines new procedures and practices to improve team and company performance
Proficient ability to be a team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments
Advocate and champion at applying company policies and procedures to resolve very complex issues
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
Proficient written and verbal communications skills
Proficient ability to recognize and clearly report relevant information
Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
Someone who is capable of providing technical leadership to an organization
Proficient ability to use the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the software development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering products


DEV/OPS:

Define and build the different development, testing, and production environments

Work on fully automated pipelines which build, deploy, and test across multiple environments


Familarity with the following tools:

Gitlab CI/CD
SonarQube
Jira
RTC
Eggplant
Nexus

Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.




CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense 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.


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