Senior Software Engineer

  • General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Scottsdale, AZ, USA
  • Sep 08, 2020
Full time Engineering

Job Description

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior 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, system integration activities, leads research, designs, develops and tests software and tools, to include development of new work products or enhancing existing applications, systems or embedded products
Performs technical planning, verification and validation of others work, cost and risk analysis, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems
Performs analysis for all levels of total system product to include concept, design, architecture, user experience, test, installation, operation, maintenance
Applies principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to the development of complex solutions
Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into software solutions utilizing whatever development lifecycle techniques or model will yield the optimal results (Agile, Waterfall, etc.)
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
Applies and champions the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering products
Participates as a Subject Matter Expert in internal review of software components and systems
Receives no appreciable instruction on day-to-day work
More often responsible to define the scope, schedule and expectations for the work they execute or lead
Exercises latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments for self and teams
Responsible for resolution of significant and diverse range of complex problems and issues of broad scope and complexity which require the use of ingenuity and creativity
Provides leadership and/or direction and/or supervision to lower level employees and teams
Occasional contact with Business Development
Travel may be required

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
A seasoned, experienced professional having a wide range of professional experience and possessing a very strong 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
Demonstrates a very strong skills at helping company meet financial and business objectives by resolving complex issues in creative, effective and financially favorable ways
Capable of working on complex problems of diverse scope or situations or data that requires in-depth evaluation of variable factors
Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
Very strong knowledge of the software development process as well as software engineering concepts, principles, and theories
Very strong knowledge of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control, defect reporting and scripting
Very strong ability to excel at the development of new theories and methods
Very strong ability to be creative, innovative and responsible, and able to master advanced decision-making skills
Very strong ability to multi-task
Very strong ability to grasp and apply new information quickly
Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects as a technical lead with little or no direction, frequently provides direction and leadership to technical teams and determines methods and procedures
Very strong ability to handle significant responsibility, leadership and accountability while executing very complex assignments
Very strong 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 interpreting, defining and applying company policies and procedures to resolve very complex issues
Very strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
Very strong 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