Software Engineer (Phoenix, AZ)

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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Basic Qualifications

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 5+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 3 years of job-related experience. Agile experience preferred.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Ability to obtain a Department of Defense Secret security clearance 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.

Responsibilities for this Position

"You can't take your data back once the bad guys take it!"

Our job is to make sure that our country never needs to! As a Software Engineer, you'll work on the country's most advanced data protection systems implementing Cryptographic Algorithms, Secure Operating Systems and Software Development Tools for our ground-breaking software definable cryptographic platform, the third generation AIM processor.

Here's why people find this work exciting:
  1. Make a Difference: Our work makes a difference to the defense and protection of our country. Which is why Secret security clearance is required once you join our team.
  2. You'll work with Geniuses every day! In this role you'll get to work with some of the most intelligent and insightful tech leaders on the planet - and guess what - they want to share what they know. They are accessible and want to collaborate. Sometimes Geniuses can be unapproachable! Our geniuses are anything but. They want to collaborate and share what they know, which makes working here a mind-expanding experience.
  3. You Will be Constantly Challenged to Learn and Innovate: Cryptography is a rapidly evolving science, and we must constantly adapt in response to emerging threats. We are the core Cryptography Technology Center for our company; we serve a broad range of missions for Space, Aeronautics and Ground.
  4. Solve The Most Challenging and Difficult Tech Problems. If you want to stretch your tech capability to the max - you've come to the right place. The science of data protection is one of our generation's greatest technical challenges.
  5. Work Life Balance - It's still a thing: Yes, we are the best and face constant challenges by newcomers that think they can tackle this complex problem which means we need to meet ever changing cost and speed constraints. First to market is critical to securing future contracts which means you'll have to be agile, flexible, innovate constantly and rapidly. However, unlike other players in this space we still respect your weekends - work life balance is still a thing here.

Yes, we got a competitive salary, generous health and personal benefits, flexible work environment and your contributions are recognized and rewarded. But we also have deep technical prowess. We can dream up anything, but now it must be affordable which requires us to select, develop and deploy the absolute best chip tech and software to make it work.

What You Will Do:

You will develop embedded software for our software definable cryptographic platform including:
  • Custom Operating System (OS) development
  • Machine language implementation of cryptographic algorithms
  • C/C++ implementation of assemblers, debuggers, simulators

Ideal candidates have academic or work experience in OS, machine language or C/C++ development.

If this sounds interesting to you, we should talk

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Target salary range: USD $107,600.00/Yr. - USD $119,400.00/Yr. This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary.

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 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
More Information on General Dynamics Mission Systems
General Dynamics Mission Systems operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Fairfax, VA, Hanover, MD, Pittsburgh, PA, Anapolis Junction, MD, Florham Park, NJ, Pittsfield, MA, Taunton, MA, Dedham, MA, Greensboro, NC, McLeansville, NC, Marion, VA, Orlando, FL, Huntsville, AL, Bloomington, MN, San Antonio, TX, Scottsdale, AZ, El Segundo, CA, San Jose, CA and Quincy, MA. General Dynamics Mission Systems was founded in 1952. It has 8438 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 104 open jobs at General Dynamics Mission Systems, click here.
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