Principal Software Engineer

General Dynamics   •  

Fort Wayne, IN

Industry: Aerospace & Defense

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 44 days ago

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense Secret security clearance is desired at time of hire or obtainable in 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 a Principal 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



KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • A seasoned, experienced professional with a highly 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
  • Highly proficient knowledge of the software development process as well as software engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Highly proficient knowledge of other related engineering and support disciplines
  • Detailed and highly proficient knowledge of technology trends and champions new ideas and product and process improvements
  • Highly proficient knowledge of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control, defect reporting and scripting
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications

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