• Senior Software Developer

    Job Locations USA-WA-Keyport
    Job ID
    Number of Positions
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Security Clearance Level
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    General Dynamics Information Technology will provide software development and maintenance in services support of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Keyport. The Software Engineer position supports the maintenance and enhancement of mission planning; training; and tactical systems used by US Navy personnel in the conduct and training for various tactical missions. The software components of these systems are primarily written in C++; with some java; and other legacy programming languages. Future enhancements will deliver these systems in a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA); and employ web services extensively. The Software Engineers work closely with Systems Engineers; and Subject Matter Experts to correct software deficiencies; develop new capabilities; maintain software baselines; and support integration into the Combat Systems used aboard Navy ships; submarines; aircraft; and shore facilities. The systems employ real time interfaces to sensors; and environmental data services to provide Navy personnel with the ability to operate sensors; and plan/execute operations in tactical applications; as well as simulations used for training. The work is fast paced and challenging; employing software solutions to model acoustic and electro-magnetic propagation; real time sensor data processing and solve for tactical sensor employment in the conduct of the various mission. Researches; designs; develops and/or modifies enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software.

    • Researches; designs; develops and/or modifies enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software.
    • Designs and codes software components; units; and modules that meet product specifications and development schedules.
    • Performs systems modeling; simulation; and analysis.
    • Tests and debugs assigned components and units
    • Participates in large system and subsystem planning.
    • Collaborates with hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems and works with them to resolve incompatibilities.
    • Writes and updates technical documentation such as user manuals; system documentation; and training materials.
    • Troubleshoots problems and provides customer support for software operating systems and application issues.
    • Advises hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems; such as storage capacity; processing speed; and input/output requirements.
    • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
    • Participates in special projects as required.
    • Current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.


    • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science; Engineering or a related technical discipline; or the equivalent combination of education; technical training; or work/military experience.


    • 5-8 years of related software development experience.
    • IAT II - 8570 Compliance

    As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.


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