• Software Engineer

    Posted Date 5 days ago(8/15/2018 1:38 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 looking for Software Engineers to join our team as they develop and deliver advanced automated computer network defence systems for both domestic and international customers. In addition to product development we are performing innovative research and development related to cybersecurity and software assurance.


    The Software Engineer will work closely with a team of highly skilled professionals in a collaborative environment to continue the development of the ARMOUR automated computer network defence technical demonstration program for Defence R&D Canada. The Software team and follows the Scrum framework for software development, working together to design, implement, integrate, and test software and system features for the product.


    The responsibilities and range of activities will vary depending on experience, but in general will include:

    • Work cooperatively within a Scrum team
    • Perform software design and/or analysis based on requirements
    • Document the analysis, design, and test in accordance with development standards
    • Develop software capabilities
    • Participate in software code reviews
    • Develop and perform software tests and perform debug of software
    • Perform software integration
    • Identify, analyse, document, and resolve issues and defects
    • Support the development of system design
    • Support subsystem, and system integration and verification



    The following knowledge and experience is essential:

    • Minimum of 2 years experience as a software developer
    • Experience in programming in Java
    • Experience with software development and configuration management tools suchas Eclipse, git, JIRA.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Demonstrate strong problem solving skills and ability to conduct analysis leading to good conclusions
    • Enthusiastic contributor, willing to learn new skills, and takes pride and ownership of work
    • Ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment, with minimum supervision


    The following knowledge and experience is desirable:

    • HTML, Javascript and frameworks (AngularJS)
    • Python
    • Database technologies
    • Containerization
    • Linux operating systems
    • Interest in developing knowledge in automated test frameworks and implement automated tests



    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Computer Science/Applied Science or related technical/scientific degree


    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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