Entry-Level C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer

2 months ago
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GDMS - Legacy GDC4S Rate Structure

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field, or equivalent experience is required. 


Department of Defense Secret security clearance is preferred at time of hire. Candidates must be able to obtain a Secret clearance within a reasonable amount of time from date 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

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) is seeking an Entry-Level C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer to join us in our Scottsdale, AZ location. This is a great opportunity to utilize and grow the software engineering concepts you developed while obtaining your Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science. You’ll get to work side by side with new and experienced teammates, on an embedded Software Defined Radio (SDR) program maintaining legacy waveforms as well as developing the Integrated Wave form (IW) and porting the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) Waveform as well as Next Generation Survivor Radio (NGSR) and Blue Force Tracker (BFT) 2.5. Throughout the life of the program you will have a multitude of opportunities to work closely with System, Hardware, and Firmware engineers to deliver the implemented design to the System Test team and ultimately our customer.

You will have the opportunity to put your love of solving problems to work in a team environment which includes strong written and verbal communication skills. As part of the team, you'll have a role throughout the software development process:

  • Requirements analysis
  • Design, development and test
  • Internal reviews

The Entry Level C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer will participate on a 6-8 person software development team, performing the software development and maintenance for the software defined radio communications program. These programs provide a modernized suite of Line of Sight (LOS) and Satellite Communications (SATCOM) systems to enable the warfighter of today. These systems use similar technology to the cellular industry, but with a more robust and capable platform to support in theater operations.

The selected candidate will also deliver innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet customers changing business needs, support and engage in programs, projects and practices behind the General Dynamics Mission Systems’ culture and strategy, and comply with all policies and procedures. This Entry Level C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer will follow industry and department trends and developments to ensure General Dynamics Mission Systems’ services are consistent with, and/or superior to, industry best practices.

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


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