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Jr Java Developer in Bloomington, MN

Amber Williams

Joined: Jun 28, 2012
Posts: 3
General Dynamics AIS is currently looking for a Java Developer with a Bachelors and 2-5 years of experience at our Bloomington, MN facility. Position description is listed below. To apply to this position, please visit our website directly at and search for position number 5719.
Opportunity Details:

Responsibilities for this Position:
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GDAIS) has an immediate opening for a Junior Software Engineer to join our team. The position provides an opportunity to develop the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nations fundamental defense services. GDAIS employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to build and further advance GDAIS software systems and applications. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Junior Software Engineer will enhance their skill set by working among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.

Key Responsibilities
Junior Software Engineers conduct or participate in the research, design and development of systems software, software applications and/or tools for new programs and subprograms. Responsibilities also include enhancements, modifications and corrections to existing software. In addition, these employees are responsible for coding, testing, integrating and documenting software solutions.

Additional Responsibilities
Exercise creative thinking and ideation to advance our business performance.
Deliver innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet customers changing business needs.
Support and engage in programs, projects and practices behind the GDAIS culture and strategy, and comply with all policies and procedures.
Follow industry and department trends and developments to ensure GDAISs services are consistent with, and/or superior to, industry best practices.
Candidates must show a passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of software systems and applications, and the ability to effectively manage, grow and evolve GDAIS software solutions.

Basic Qualifications:
The Junior Software Engineer position requires a bachelors degree in a specialized area or equivalent field and two to five years of related experience; or masters degree and zero to two years of related experience.

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.

Preferred Experience:
Proficient in Java or an equivalent Object Oriented language
Proficient in the use of debugging tools
Proficient in XML and HTML
Proficient in developing Graphical User Interfaces
Solid understanding of Object Oriented Analysis and Design concepts
Familiar with common Design Patterns
Experience using AWT and Swing
Experience using Hibernate
Experience using TestNG for unit testing

Company Overview
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GDAIS) is part of General Dynamics and has been a trusted partner to the U.S. intelligence, maritime, space and homeland communities for more than 50 years. With the expertise to lead, the insight to deliver and the commitment to succeed, we staff each mission with a carefully selected team of seasoned professionals. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., General Dynamics employs approximately 91,000 people worldwide. The company is a market leader in advanced information systems, intelligence collection and processing, business aviation, land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions, shipbuilding and marine systems, and information systems and technologies.

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.

Junilu Lacar

Joined: Feb 26, 2001
Posts: 6529

Amber, the subject says "Jr Java Developer..." which most people take to mean "Junior Java Developer..." The Job Description says Senior Software Engineer though. I assume you meant to write "Sr Java Developer" so I went ahead and edited the subject for you.

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Amber Williams

Joined: Jun 28, 2012
Posts: 3
This is just the way the job level is in our system. I have updated the post to show "Junior". Thanks!
Junilu Lacar

Joined: Feb 26, 2001
Posts: 6529

No problem. I should have asked for confirmation before changing anything. Next time I'll know to be more prudent (as he slaps himself on the wrist).
I agree. Here's the link:
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