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Junior Java Developer

General Dynamics Mission Systems
Hanover, MD
December 21, 2020

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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 12,000+ 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


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 Full Scope Polygraph (Supporting the MD customer) is required at the 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.


Help make the technologies, products and services that make a difference. That’s the opportunity that’s waiting for you at General Dynamics Mission Systems. We help our nation’s heroes keep our nation safe by creating solutions so advanced, they redefine innovation for the world. It’s an amazing challenge. And it’s waiting for you now.

We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers’ missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar space and everything in between.

As a Junior Java Developer, you’ll perform software requirements analysis, participate in research and design, and develop and test software and tools. From inventing new products or enhancing existing applications, your talent will be front and center.

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum of 2 years of experience as a software engineer developing and enhancing software systems

Minimum of 2 years of experience with Java (version 1.8 or higher) or Angular 2+/Typescript

Familiarity with MongoDB or relational databases

Familiarity with Java Frameworks (i.e. Spring, Spring Data, Spring Boot)

What you’ll experience:

Technologies that aren’t just top-notch, they’re often top-secret

A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what’s next

Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it’s discovered

What you bring to the table:

A Bachelor’s in software engineering or a related technical field, plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience or a Master’s degree is required; Agile experience preferred

Strong understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories

Solid knowledge of the software development process

What sets you apart:

Ability to interact effectively with project teams, managers and end users

Commitment to ongoing professional development

Solid ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and handle increasing responsibilities with growing complexity

Creative and innovative thinking with the ability to multi-task

Job type: Direct hire

Job function: Information Technology

Industry: Defense & Space

Experience level: Associate

Education level: Bachelor’s degree

Job classification: Business Professional

Location: Hanover, MD

Zip code: 21076

Skills: Information Technology, IT, Java Development, Framework, Spring

Experience required: 2 Years

Relocation assistance: Yes

Visa requirement: US Citizenship is required.