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Information Services
Entry Level Software Engineer
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Electric Boat | Groton, CT
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Job Description


General Dynamics Electric Boat is the world's foremost designer and builder of nuclear submarines, the most complex machines made by man. The company's industry leadership extends back over a century to 1899 when it produced the U.S. Navy's first commissioned undersea warship. Today, Electric Boat prides itself on being the premier shipbuilding company in the industry. We develop and apply state of the art technology to the design and construction of nuclear powered submarines. With a team of highly skilled and dedicated employees, we have successfully taken submarine technology to a new level.

General Dynamics Electric Boat is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Job Description

Department 425, Electrical Systems Software Engineering, engineers apply software and computer engineering skills to specify, design, develop, integrate, and test, as well as subcontract manage software development for US Navy Nuclear Submarines and non-shipboard platforms. Collaborating with systems and hardware engineers, software is developed and maintained for a great variety of platforms including electrical systems, Propulsion and Electric Plants, as well as Hull, Mechanical & Electrical systems. Knowledge of the software development lifecycle is required for this position. Additional responsibilities include software research and development, preparing presentations, participating in customer design reviews and interfacing closely with hardware and system engineering departments. The individual will work on site at the Electric Boat facilities in Groton and New London, CT.

Specific responsibilities for this position include the design, development, testing and documentation of software applications for multiple platforms. Applications may be IT computer-aided automation tools which support the business or test platform development including the design and development of simulation/stimulation environments.

What You'll Do:

* Define requirements, design and develop test platforms for the qualification of shipboard application software.
* Define requirements and design, develop, and test software applications for multiple platforms.
* Define requirements, design and develop simulation/stimulation software, including electric and steam plant modeling, for the test environment.
* Develop web applications and computer-aided automation tools for the business.
* Enhance existing software to fix defects, support new or changing hardware, or improve features and performance.
* Effectively communicate with design teams including, engineers, programmers, and project managers to define project requirements and manage timelines.
* Other duties as needed.

Education/ Experience

A Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent technical degree is required. A Master's degree in these areas is desirable.

Zero to four years of experience is preferred relevant to this job description. Experience in requirements analysis, hardware/software design, software code and test, and hardware/software integration are desirable. A strong background in C/C++ is required. Modeling and 3-Key Master experience is a plus. Experience with the following environments is a plus: LabView, Team Foundation Server, Wonderware, Kepware, Historian. Skills in Java and shell scripting, along with Real-Time Operating Systems and relational and object-oriented databases are desirable. Skills developing graphics, simulations, critical processor software, and interfacing with submarine electronics are preferred and networking knowledge is desirable. Familiarity with configuration management and quality assurance is also desirable.

The candidate must possess strong interpersonal, organizational, communication, and technical writing skills, including the ability to write and analyze software requirements. Candidate must be highly motivated, perform independently, as well as interact with other groups and organizations in an engineering environment and be able to work with Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI) Level 3 processes. Attention to detail is required.