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.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or 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.
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.
You will have the opportunity to develop low-level software, identify vulnerabilities and adapt features into a larger embedded platform using cutting-edge technologies. Get the opportunity to understand, manage and own new development features from the research design phase to test and integration for a real-time operating system.
Developing mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, you’ll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.
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.
Contributing to the design, development and implementation of countermeasures, system integration, and tools specific to Cyber and Information Operations, the Senior Embedded Developer will analyze, decompose, disassemble code, perform static code analysis, kernel-level debugging, and debug and modify software. You’ll be involved in Protocol Analysis, Vulnerability Assessment, Security Research, Rapid Prototyping of proof of concept capabilities. It’s your chance to step up to the challenge and prove you’re ready to lead the world.
The Senior Embedded Developer shall have a minimum of a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or Computer Engineering or Mathematics and a minimum of twelve (12) years of software/system development work experience (Four (4) years of equivalent related military experience may be substituted for Bachelor degree); or a Master’s of Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or Computer Engineering with a minimum of ten (10) years of experience; and have technical expertise in three (3) or more of the following areas:
Systems Requirements Analysis
Software System Design
Software System Development
Software System Integration
Software System Testing
The Senior Embedded Developer shall have at least ten (10) years of work experience in four (4) or more of the following:
Developing embedded software systems in assembly, C and/or C++
Protocol analysis such as TCP/IP, SDH/SONET, ATM, MPLS/GMPLS, Ethernet, Carrier Grade Ethernet
Developing embedded software systems in one or more of the following operating system environments: Unix, Linux, VxWorks
Experience with operating system internals with one or more of the following operating systems: Unix, Linux, VxWorks
Experience with reverse engineering and analysis of software
Experience with Ida Pro or Ghidra
Low-level programming of device drivers in a Unix, Linux or Windows environment
Working knowledge of common protocols/standards such as TCP/IP, SDH/SONET, ATM, MPLS/GMPLS, Ethernet, Carrier Grade Ethernet
Bit-level data analysis
Hands-on experience with integrating hardware and software systems
Experience with Python or similar scripting languages
Proof of concept tools
Systems engineering of large scaled embedded systems.
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 degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or 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
Substantial knowledge of operating system fundamentals (interrupts, threading, virtual memory, device drivers) and internals (memory layouts and management, binary file formats)
Substantial knowledge and exposure to computer processor architectures and instructions sets
Direct experience in Reverse Engineering tools, both COTS and GOTS
Substantial experience with scripting languages such as Python, Perl, Bash and in low-level programming of device drivers in a Unix, Linux, or Windows environment
What sets you apart:
Recognized internally and/or externally as a subject matter expert (SME)
Contributes to shaping major market opportunities
Strong leadership and mentorship skills
Job type: Direct hire
Job function: Information Technology
Industry: Defense & Space
Experience level: Mid-senior
Education level: Bachelor’s degree
Job classification: Business Professional
Location: Hanover, MD
Zip code: 21076
Skills: Information Technology, Senior Embedded Software, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Security Clearance
Experience required: 10 Years
Relocation assistance: Yes
Visa requirement: US Citizenship is required.