Software Developer, Intermediate - IT (P2)

Posted Date 1 month ago(2/2/2018 1:46 PM)
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Company Overview

At General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada, Canada’s premiere defence company, innovation happens on a daily basis. We develop and deliver highly-complex leading edge technology, products and systems that make important contributions to our customer’s success in land, airborne, maritime and public safety applications. The challenges and opportunities are endless.The results – incredible.


Our employees are exceptional. We are proud to employ more than 1,100 talented individuals across Canada. Working in a collaborative environment, our employees are encouraged daily to contribute their technical knowledge and expertise. Our employees are passionate, dedicated, and conscientious about the work they do which results in our ability to deliver the highest value, customized solutions in order to meet the most demanding requirements.

Project/Program Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada is currently looking for an experienced Software Developer to work in Ottawa in support of ongoing Information Technology projects, specifically the deployment of IdentityIQ and SecurityIQ. We are seeking candidates who are interested in working on an agile team using DevOps tools and processes like continuous integration and continuous delivery.


Typical Duties:

  • Participates in the planning of user stories and tasks required to achieve the desired goals
  • Collaborates with stakeholders and product owner to identify the feature priorities
  • Works with other team members to coordinate development
  • Develops scripts and automation to help facilitate the provisioning of tools
  • Helps maintain the configuration of the development, staging and production environments
  • Writes automated tests to ensure proper execution of developed code
  • Documents instructions on how to invoke the automation and describe the architecture
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills, to work cooperatively and effectively with a broad range of colleagues, clients, and stakeholders
  • Performs other related duties as required


Required Skills & Experience:

  • Three or more years of related experience
  • Experience in automation of provisioning Windows and Linux applications and systems
  • Experience leading the maintenance and support of a code repository, including code release tagging and packaging, code branches, code merges and code check-out/in procedure management
  • Experience working in an agile team environment
  • Experience with various programming languages like Java and Python
  • Experience with Linux and Windows Docker containers
  • Experience with automation tools like PowerShell, Desired State Configuration and Puppet
  • Experience with CI/CD tools like Bamboo and Jenkins
  • Experience using Git for version control including exposure to related tools like Bitbucket or GitLab
  • Experience working with agile tools like Jira and Confluence
  • Experience with various automation tools like Selenium and Robot Framework
  • Experience with unit testing libraries and tools like JUnit


  • Working knowledge of Identity Governance Tools like SailPoint’s IdentityIQ and SecurityIQ
  • Working knowledge of Identity Management concepts
  • Experience with binary repositories like Artifactory
  • Strong communication abilities, both written and verbal
  • Strong attention to detail


  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science with related and applicable experience.


Minimum 10 year consecutive residence in Canada – for Canadian Secret Security Clearance

Applicants will be required to obtain/hold a valid and current Canadian security clearance to gain access to the classified spaces, information and equipment in order to perform the work associated with this position.


General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. Workplace accommodations are available.


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