Bluefin Robotics 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 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.
Department of Defense Secret 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.
Responsibilities for this Position
Our Bluefin Robotics Team in Quincy, Massachusetts is looking for a Bluefin Robotics Software Engineer to become a member of a dynamic, energetic software engineering team designing and developing state-of-the-art applications for autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs). You will work on software encompassing the full life-cycle of AUV operations, from embedded vehicle control code to GUI-based tools for planning and monitoring. We will consider both junior and senior candidates.
Designing, implementing and modifying next-generation AUV software
Being the lead software developer on projects requiring software expertise
Working on our AUV systems with engineers from other departments including Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, and Manufacturing and Marine Operations
Working in office, light manufacturing, and at-sea environments
Required Experience and Qualifications:
Excellent programming skills, specifically in C/C++
User interface Web Development experience is a plus
Able to work both independently and as part of a product development team
Linux and Windows experience is highly desirable; hardware experience is a plus
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Solid problem solving and troubleshooting skills
Capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense Security Clearance

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