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.
Responsibilities for this Position: General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GDAIS) has an immediate opening for a Junior Software Engineer to join the Multi-Int Analysis and Archive System (MAAS) development team. The MAAS product suite is a collection of Java based rich client tools used by our nation’s defense services. The position provides an opportunity to 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 define requirements, document designs, and develop solutions. 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.
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.
Key Responsibilities Junior Software Engineers conduct or participate in the research, design and development of software applications and/or tools for the MAAS application suite. Responsibilities also include enhancements, modifications and corrections to existing software applications. 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 and flexible solutions to meet our 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: Candidates must demonstrate passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of various engineering systems and the ability to further advance GDAIS technology.
The Junior Software Engineer position requires a bachelors degree in a related field or the equivalent and at least two to five years of related work experience. Applicants with a masters degree and a minimum of zero to two years of related experience are also eligible.
Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is preferred 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.
Mastery of the Java programming language
Solid understanding of Object Oriented principles and Design Patterns
Proficient in XML and HTML
Qualifications (Preferred): -Experience using AWT and Swing.
-Experience using SQL Server and Hibernate.
-Experience using TestNG for unit testing.
-Familiar with source control tools.
-An eye for good user interface design.