General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Software Developer- C# in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 19338BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: Software Developer- C#

Job Category: Engineering

City: San Diego

State: California

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- C#, to join our GA-ASI: Mission Systems Division, directly supporting the Ops Center group, in San Diego, CA (Rancho Bernardo/Poway).

In this role, the ideal candidate will be able to design, develop and/or modify enterprise-wide end-user, system level, and data management software applications.


  • Involved in planning of application development and deployment as well as responsible for meeting software compliance standards on specific programs or projects.

  • Communicates with domain experts, outside customers, users, and management throughout the software development lifecycle.

  • This position will include Windows application development for sensor management software throughout the software life-cycle.

  • Programming duties shall include development of integrating new sensors (e.g. EO/IR, radar), implementing user interfaces, and interfaces to other systems.

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, masters degree or PhD in computer science, information systems or a related discipline and progressive software development experience as follows; four or more years of experience with a bachelors degree or two or more years of experience with a masters degree. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.

  • Must have a complete understanding of software development concepts, principles, and theory and demonstrate complete understanding and application of programming and analysis concepts.

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

  • Must be adaptable and have self-initiative.

  • Familiarity of OO (Object Oriented) concept is required.

  • Programming experience using C++, C#, MSSQL database and application development in Windows OS environment is a plus.

  • Determine user requirements and specifications and plan for software development within the broader organizational scope.

  • Software development includes end–user, system level, and data management applications.

  • Formulate detailed plans for the implementation of software solutions. In addition to program design this includes determining language, platform, and resource requirements.

  • Implementation of design including coding, testing, and documentation.

  • Evaluates integration of software applications with the overall computing environment; responsible for documentation, testing, maintenance, and software updates.

  • Deployment of applications across the enterprise including cross-platform compliance and insuring availability of necessary resources.

  • Code maintenance including debugging and updating to keep pace with the evolving environment.

  • Assist in planning for future applications based on new developments in computer technology.

  • Communicate with the software developer group, with users, and with management as well as with the wider community.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain DoD Security Clearance. (Clearance requires U.S. Citizenship, no criminal or credit issues.)

Desired Skills Include:

  • Experience in Video data processing is plus.

  • Experience in Direct X or OpennGL graphics application is plus.

  • Experience in map based application development is plus.

  • Experience in WPF UI development is plus.

  • Familiarity with various STANAG formats (4545, 4607, 4609, 4676) and related data processing is plus.

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.