General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Software Developer in Layton, Utah

Job ID#: 19389BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: Software Developer

Job Category: Engineering

City: Layton

State: Utah

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: Desired

Job Summary:

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 join our GA-ASI: Mission Systems division, directly supporting our Claw Payload Software team, based in Layton, Utah.


  • Windows application development for sensor management software throughout the software life-cycle.

  • Software Developer programming duties shall include implementing high end user interfaces to control sensors (e.g. EO/IR, radar) and exploit their data for ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) related programs.

  • Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) duties include writing and executing automated tests, analyzing and reporting test results, integrating automated sensor simulation, and developing test tools.

  • Candidate should possess strong conceptual understanding of software, development concepts, theory, and operations.

  • Should have a solid background in object oriented design and development.

  • Will assist in all areas of software development including gathering requirements, designing, coding, testing, fixing, deploying and documenting.

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 in computer science, information systems or related discipline. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.

  • Must have a basic understanding of software development concepts, principles, and theory and demonstrate the ability to follow and apply basic use of programming and analysis concepts.

  • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment.

  • Experience in developing in Object Oriented Design (OOD) and Development is preferred.

  • Experience in working in any of the following technologies is preferred; C#, WPF, UI, and IP protocols.

  • Travel to onsite locations to may be required.

  • Must be to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance. (Requires U.S. Citizenship.)

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.