Senior Lead/Architect Software Engineer - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Mission Systems (


  full-time   employee

United States

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.
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
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) has an exciting position in our sunny Orlando, Florida location. We are seeking Senior Lead Software Engineer who will lead a software team and technically contribute to the Consolidated Product line Management Next (CPM Next) contract. You will be a part of the development of next generation military command and control (C2) training environments using Modeling and Simulation. In this role you will:
Contribute to detailed domain analysis of the Live Training Transformation (LT2) infrastructure, to support life cycle management as the foundation to provide Training as a Service (TaaS)
Lead and develop software and systems products in a UNIX, Linux and/or Windows-based workstation environment.
Lead the plan, design, development and software test, components or subsystems or applications for software enhancements and new products
Lead and conduct research, design, document, implement, and test computer software systems, in conjunction with product development requirements, applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis
Apply the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering products
Lead and conduct research and data analysis, such as customer design proposals, specifications and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application.
May provide leadership and/or direction to lower level employees
Lead and contribute to the completion of major programs and projects
Lead and provide resolutions to a diverse range of complex problems
Independently determine approach to solutions
Preferred Experience:
Experience in leading software teams to a succesful deliveries of software systems
Expeience in Live, Vertual, and Constructive (LVC) software development
Experience in LT2 domain.
Configuration management (Clearcase and Clearquest, SVN and Jira) and CMMI L5 software processes/metrics and Product Line Management processes/tools
Software requirements analysis (DOORS), software design, software implementation and software testing
Full use and understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories
Comprehend object-oriented software development and C/C++/Java software language proficiency
General knowledge of other related disciplines
Keeps abreast of technology trends
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Ability to think creatively
Ability to multi-task
Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
Ability to clearly report relevant information
Agile software development experience
Significant experience in the live, virtual, constructive training system and training delivery domains, viewed as a subject matter expert by the community and the customer
Experience in leading significant size engineering development efforts
Experience leading multiple concurrent efforts with dynamic deadlines / requirements
Experience with leading Portfolio SAFe Agile Teams
Experience with leading development of web/cloud based solutions
Experience with implementing DevOps (continuous development, continuous integration, and continuous deployment)

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