Sterling Heights, Michigan

Responsibilities for this Position

Requisition Number: 5555
Location: Sterling Heights Complex (LSHC)
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Relocation Provided: No
Experience Required: More than 10 years
Department: Cyber and C4ISR - L9793 (Direct)

Position Description:
Join an agile self-motivated team of engineers responsible for the development and support of embedded cyber work products for a family of ground combat vehicles. The function of this position is to support the Cyber and Command, Control, Communication, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) product realization team with responsibility for Cyber and C4ISR architecture, technology, product development, evaluation, testing and compliance across the US market and support the delivery of products and services to Ground Combat Platforms. This is an embedded software engineering position. The following are the key duties and skills required:
  • Apply computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis concepts and principles in the development of software for the target cyber hardware
  • Work closely with cross functional members of the engineering organization to develop and evaluate interfaces between hardware and software, and operational performance requirements and design of the overall system
  • Participate in all phases of the cyber software development life cycle, including requirements analysis, design, implementation, integration, and formal test
  • Develop and maintain cyber and software tools, scripts and eXtensible Markup Language (XML) files to implement and/ or verify proper configurations.
  • Perform cyber software engineering and development duties to ensure the software applications are maintained in accordance with all accreditation and configuration control requirements.
  • Develop data/ message protocol transformation mechanisms/ applications, enabling interoperability between multiple data-sharing domains.
  • Utilize a variety of software languages in a Security Enhanced embedded Linux-based operating system environment
  • Participate in peer reviews, identify, track and assess solutions to defects
  • Participate in design and integration troubleshooting/Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA) and problem report/test incident resolution for production, development, test, or modification projects
  • Evaluate new Cyber and C4ISR technologies for potential use on GDLS products
  • Manage, develop, support and conduct trade studies/structured decisions for Cyber test design, environment, and tools. including system-level impacts to include balance of capability, cost, reliability, schedule improvement, and performance across a Cyber, C4ISR vehicle suite
  • Develop and evaluate checkpoint and design milestone artifacts and Contract Data Requirements List (CDRLs) and review to ensure technical accuracy and compliance with contract requirements

Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline preferably in the area of Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university (Relevant cyber technical certificates will be considered)
  • Strong background in high level programming language such as C, C++ , C#, Java, or Ada, particularly in the area of embedded software
  • Minimum of 10 years related engineering experience preferred.
  • Experience with operating system internals of Linux or VxWorks
  • Experience with reverse engineering and analysis of software
  • Low-level programming of device drivers in a Linux or VxWorks environment
  • Experience across the various life cycle phases including software systems architecture development, requirements definition and analysis, OO development, code and unit test, system integration and test
  • Good ability to grasp and apply new information quickly
  • Good ability to handle ever increasing responsibility and assignments with growing complexity
  • Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects with little direction
  • Good ability to be a team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments
  • Working knowledge of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control, defect reporting and scripting
  • Red Hat enterprise Linux Intermediate experience. Familiarity with SELinux is a plus
  • Experience in interpreting higher level customer requirements and flowing them down to technology areas
  • Familiarity with various electrical line replaceable units and the development and troubleshooting on electronic hardware
  • Experience with embedded systems, automotive and military related
  • Experience with software and computer science principles
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project)
  • Currently possess or has the ability to rapidly obtain a DoD Secret clearance or higher
  • US citizenship required
  • The flexibility to work non-duty hours or on weekends as needed by the project.
  • Must satisfy Anthropometric Size Restrictions for access to military vehicles and be able to climb on vehicles and pass through hatches

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to working with and providing accommodations to individuals with a disability. Candidates who require a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the application or hiring process may contact for assistance. Determination of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.


Sterling Heights, Michigan

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