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Senior Software Engineer

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems Inc
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Basic Qualifications :Requires a Bachelors degree in Software Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 2+ years of job-related experience or a Master's degree. 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.Responsibilities for this Position:ROLE AND POSITION OBJECTIVES:As a Software Engineer for the Multipurpose Interactive Trainer (MIT) team, youll be a member of a cross-functional team responsible for delivering cutting edge training systems to submarine fleets of both the US Navy and Royal Australian Navy. The MIT teams work is fast-paced and exciting and involves integrating cutting-edge software builds to deliver training for systems and capabilities that are not yet present in the Submarine Fleet. Training is deployed to Navy Bases including San Diego, Pearl Harbor, Bangor, Norfolk, Groton, Kings Bay and Perth, Australia.As a member of our team, you will execute the following tasks:Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, system services, application software and system management tools for Linux systems, both natively and within virtual machinesMonitor and test application performance to identify issues with installation and performanceTroubleshoot Information Technology (IT) systems to diagnose and suggest/implement potential solutionsSupport physical hardware installation of IT computing equipment and cabling at both local and remote sitesWe encourage you to apply if you have any of these preferred skills or experiences:Bachelors degree in computer science/engineering or other related field and 5 years experience, or masters degree and 3 years experienceProfessional and experienced understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories and skilled at applying technical standardsExperience installing, configuring and maintaining Linux-based systemsExperience with shell scripting (e.g., bash, ksh, csh, tcsh, etc.)Ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and handle ever increasing responsibility and assignments with growing complexityTakes initiative on assignments and professional execution of projects with little directionSolid knowledge of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control, defect reporting and scriptingWhat sets you apart:Submarine Tactical experience, particularly with combat systems operationsCurrent IAT Level I certificationsNetwork+Security+Linux+Experience with system build automation tools (i.e., Linux Kickstart, Puppet, Chef, Windows Deployment Server)Networking knowledge (OSI Network layers, TCP/IP, DHCP)Computer/Electronics Hardware KnowledgeConfiguration management experience with both centralized and distributed version control systemsExperience with virtualization technologies, preferably Red Hat KVMAbility to be creative, innovative and responsible, and able to master solid decision-making skills.Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitmentsOur Commitment to You:An exciting career path with opportunities for continuous learning and development.Research oriented work, alongside award winning teams developing practical solutions for our nations securityFlexible schedules with every other Friday off work, if desired (9/80 schedule)Competitive benefits, including 401k matching, flex time off, paid parental leave, healthcare benefits, health & wellness programs, employee resource and social groups, and moreSee more at gdmissionsystems.com/careers/why-work-for-us/benefitsWorkplace Options:This position is fully on-site.While on-site, you will be a part of the Fair Lakes, VA facility.#CJ2Salary Note: This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary. This job posting will remain open until the position is filled. Combined Salary Range: USD $104,922.00 - USD $116,397.00 /Yr. Company Overview:At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we rise to the challenge each day to ensure the safety of those that lead, serve, and protect the world we live in. We do this by making the worlds most advanced defense platforms even smarter. Our engineers redefine whats possible and our manufacturing team brings it to life, building the brains behind the brawn on submarines, ships, combat vehicles, aircraft, satellites, and other advanced systems.We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with this shared sense of purpose, committed to a diverse and exciting employee experience that drives innovation and creates a community where all feel welcome and a part of something amazing.We offer highly competitive benefits and a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. To see more about our benefits, visit https://gdmissionsystems.com/careers/why-work-for-us/benefitsGeneral Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteranby Jobble

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