• Software - Cyber R&D

    Posted Date 4 months ago(11/8/2018 5:08 PM)
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  • Project/Program Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada is looking for an experienced working level Software Engineer or Computer Scientist to join the Cyber Warrior team as they develop and deliver advanced automated computer network defence and offense solutions for both domestic and international customers. To maintain our competitive edge, the team performs innovation R&D related to cybersecurity and software assurance.

    The successful candidate will be working within a team of highly skilled professionals in a collaborative environment to develop innovation solutions related to Cybersecurity products. The development team is highly agile and utilizes agile development methodologies in their development practices, working together to design, implement, integrate, test and deliver features for our innovative and world class products.


    The primary responsibility of the successful candidate will be the desire to work and contribute to an innovative and cross functional team that will ultimately lead to delivering "greatness" to our customers!


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

    • Work cooperatively within an agile 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 peer code reviews
    • Perform SW integration
    • Identify, analyse, document and resolve issues and defects
    • Support the development of system design and architecture
    • Mentor and train new team members
    • Provide expertise and advice to other teams within company
    • Assist in the development and delivery of team improvement activities such as “lunch and learn” activities and “katas”
    • Provide leadership in supporting business vision and objectives


    The following knowledge and experience is required, the level of experience will be considered based on the hiring level:

    • Experience developing software in modern programming languages such as Java, Python, and Javascript
    • Experience using software development lifecycle tools such as Eclipse and Git
    • Experience using various build and deployment tools such as Maven and Docker
    • Able to 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


    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Computer Science/Applied Science or a related technical/scientific degree is required.

    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.

    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, cyberspace 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.


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