Software Developer III - SkyGuardian
Company: GENERAL ATOMICS
Location: Chula Vista
Posted on: November 18, 2021
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an
affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable
remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as
well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Software Developer to support
our Software division in Poway, CA.
Under general supervision and with regular review, this position
executes and/or reviews all phases of the software development
lifecycle including: requirements, design, code, unit test, and
functional test on target hardware while upholding software
compliance standards. Daily tasks include, but not limited to:
developing and reviewing software requirements to fulfill project
needs, developing and reviewing innovative software design
solutions and relative design documentation, communicating designs
up, down, and laterally within and beyond the software engineering
department, writing and reviewing code, hands-on functional
unit/integration testing of software on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
and Ground Control Stations in on-site systems integration lab and
at off-site flight test facilities. Developer will collaborate with
subject matter experts, outside customers and vendors, UAS
operators, and management throughout the development lifecycle.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Determine UAS user requirements and specifications and plan for
software development within the broader organizational scope.
Develop software design documentation and software design
Implement documented design including coding and testing while
adhering to coding standards.
UAS code maintenance including debugging and capability
Assist in planning for future applications based on new
developments in UAS technology.
Communicate software requirements and design with the software
development group, management, customer, and operators.
Independently plan and status own work with minimal guidance.
Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other
applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted
on behalf of the Company. Expected to work in a safe manner in
accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
Other duties assigned as required.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of
individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome
all qualified individuals to apply.
Job Qualifications: Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters
degree or PhD in computer science, information systems or a related
discipline and progressive software development experience as
follows; four or more years of experience with a bachelors degree
or two or more years of experience with a masters degree. May
substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
Must be able to adhere to department guidelines, processes, and
Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and
apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment.
Ability to organize, schedule, and coordinate work phases and,
determine the appropriate approach at the task level or, with
assistance, at the project level and to provide solutions to a
range of complex problems.
Must have strong communication, computer, documentation,
presentation, and interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team; and, lead a
team of less experienced professional employees on semi-routine
Able to work extended hours as required.
Proficient in C/C++ is desired.
Experience in additional programming languages: C#, Java, Python,
Makefile system is desired.
Experience with real time operating/embedded systems is
Experience in both Windows and Linux environments is desired.
Experience in Unified Modeling Language is desired.
Experience in source version control tools: subversion is
Experience in conforming to Interface Control Documents/Data Sheets
Experience with developing software unit level tests is
Proficient in using Microsoft Office products is desired.
Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance is
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