Cleared Software/Firmware Amdr Lead Engineer

General Dynamics Fairfax , VA 22038

Posted 3 weeks ago

Cleared Software/Firmware AMDR Lead Engineer


Job ID: 2020-44020

Type: Full Time

Category: Engineering-Software

General Dynamics Mission Systems


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


Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.

Department of Defense Secret security clearance is Required at time of hire. Applicants selected for the Entry-Level Systems Engineer position 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.


We are ready to hire a Cleared Software/Firmware Lead Engineer to join our Air and Missile Defense (AMDR) program working to develop and deploy the next generation AN/SPY-6(V) radar for the U.S. Navy. Our close-knit team is passionate about delivering the best product to the Navy to help protect our country.

Imagine being part of the team that develops the technologies, products and services that help our nation's heroes keep our nation safe. The work is important. The challenges are career-defining. The opportunity is waiting for you at GDMS as a Senior Advanced Software Engineer.

What you'll be doing:

You'll be working with the technical lead and a software/firmware team of developers within a Windows and Linux environment to manage, grow and evolve software solutions. You will be using your engineering leadership skills to perform technical planning and execution and tracking of work scope to include system impact, project schedule, and cost.

Throughout the lifecycle of the program you will help lead the team in design modifications, development, integration and test of software and FPGA firmware. In addition, we will rely on strong expertise and leadership in helping to shape future products by contributing to the framework (architecture) used across multiple products or systems. You will have the opportunity to mentor and help others learn and develop the software/firmware.

What you need to bring to the table:

RF systems and Radar engineering experience

C/C++ software development in a Linux environment

Software and firmware design and development leadership

Experience with real time embedded systems

Experience working with FPGA soft CPU cores similar to Xilinx microblaze

Experience with Xilinx ISE, Vivado, Chipscope, SDK FPGA tools; experience with Altera tools will be considered

Experience and Skills that will set you apart:

Eight or more years of software/firmware development experience on a medium or large DoD program

Leadership and technical management skills over a medium or large team of Software Engineers

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