Clearfield, Utah

Responsibilities for this Position

Senior Software Engineer

Job ID: 2020-46734
Required Clearance: Secret, obtainable within reasonable time based on requirements
Posted Date: 12/2/2020
Category: Engineering-Software
Employment Type: Full Time
Hiring Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.

Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is obtainable within a reasonable 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 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.


Senior Software Engineers conduct or participate in the design development, and integration development of systems software, software applications and/or tools for new programs and subprograms.

Responsibilities may include the following:

  • Participate in full software life-cycle development using object oriented methodologies and Real Time Operating Systems
  • Assist with design activities and documentation
  • Implement software in C/C++
  • Integrate and test software and systems
  • Investigate and solve problem reports


Candidates must show a passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of software systems and applications, and the ability to effectively manage, grow and evolve General Dynamics Mission Systems software solutions.

Candidates must have:

  • Real-time Embedded Software development experience
  • Significant experience with C/C++
  • Experience with commercial RTOS systems (Wind River VxWorks 653 or equivalent)
  • MS Office tools
  • Ability to Travel up to 25%
  • Ability to effectively communicate with development team and customers
  • Secret clearance obtainable within 5 months


  • Skills to create and maintain good customer relationships
  • Experience with Avionics interfaces (RS-232/RS-422, MIL-STD-1553, Ethernet)
  • Experience with U-Boot or similar boot-loader
  • Time and space partitioned operating systems
  • Clearquest
  • Operational Flight Program (OFP) experience
  • Active Secret or TS/SCI Clearance
  • Graphics Software
  • OpenGL


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent

Company Overview

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 13,000+ 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


Clearfield, Utah

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

From Gulfstream business jets and combat vehicles to nuclear-powered submarines and communications systems, people around the world depend on our products and services for their safety and security.

We offer a broad portfolio of innovative products and services in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; IT and C4ISR solutions; and shipbuilding and ship repair.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

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