Junior Java Software Developer - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Mission Systems (https://gdmissionsystems.com/careers/)


  full-time   employee

Annapolis Junction
United States

Basic Qualifications
Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree. Agile experience preferred.
Clearance Requirements:
Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance with a Polygraph 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.
A discretionary sign-on bonus may be available for this position
Responsibilities for this Position
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Junior Java Software Developer. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
The Java Software Developer will have the opportunity to work with the following:
Technologies: Microservices, Docker, Kafka, Kubernetes, Cassandra, Java 8/9, ReactJS, Spring Boot/Cloud/Data, Redis, Postgres
Tools: Maven, Node, Git, Sonar, Eclipse, Failsafe, Atlassian Jira (Bitbucket, Confluence, Bamboo, Crucible)
Additional Qualifications:
Minimum of 3 years of Linux/Unix Experience
Direct experience in the development of collection systems and components within the Intelligent Community (IC)
Minimum of 3 years of experience with Java and/or JavaScript like languages
Minimum of 2 years of Web framework experience such as Spring Framework
Familiarity with Microservices
Familiarity with Docker
Representative Duties and Tasks:
Performs software requirements analysis, participates in research, designs, develops and tests software and tools, to include development of new work products or enhancing existing applications, systems or embedded products
Codes, tests, integrates and documents software solutions
Applies principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to the development of software
Participates in internal review of software components and systems
Receives general instructions and guidance from immediate supervisor and works on problems with defined scope, schedule and expectations
Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained
Generally works within an identified work group and responsible for resolution of problems and issues of moderate scope and complexity
May provide work direction to other employees as a technical lead
Failure to accomplish results or errors may cause project delays or require the allocation of additional resources
Collaborates with project leaders and other professionals within the Engineering department
May work with organizations outside engineering or with external customers
Builds stable working relationships internally
Keeps abreast of technology trends and champions new ideas and product and process improvements
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Professional and experienced understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories and skilled at applying technical standards
Solid knowledge of the software development process
Solid ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and handle ever increasing responsibility and assignments with growing complexity
Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects with little direction
Exercises independent judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
Solid ability to be a team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments
Solid knowledge of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control, defect reporting and scripting
Ability to be creative, innovative and responsible, and able to master solid decision-making skills
Skilled at learning and applying company policies and procedures to resolve more complex issues
Solid proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
Solid written and verbal communications skills
Solid ability to recognize and clearly report relevant information
Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
Solid ability to use the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the software development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering products
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