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

Job ID#: 18795BR

Company: General Atomics

Title: Software Developer

Job Category: Engineering, Information Technology

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

Job Summary:

General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) designs and manufactures first-of-a-kind electromagnetic and electric power generation systems. GA-EMS’ expanding portfolio of specialized products and integrated system solutions support critical fleet, space systems and satellites, missile defense, power and energy, and process and monitoring applications for defense, industrial, and commercial customers worldwide.

We have an exciting opportunity for an entry level professional in our Software and Controls Department. This full-time position provides support for software planning, coordination, development, and testing for products being developed under both government contracts and Internal Research and Development (IR&D) activities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

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.

  • Experience and coursework with C++ is desirable.

  • Previous internship or projects involving software development is a plus.

  • 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.

  • Good communication, computer and interpersonal skills are required to enable an effective interface with other professionals, to produce appropriate documentation, and to present results to a limited internal audience.

  • The ability to work both independently and on a team is essential.

  • Able to work extended hours as required.

  • Success in position requires consistent display of the following key abilities:

  • Rapid and effective problem solving: identify issues, analyze and interpret data and develop innovative solutions to a variety of complex problems.

  • Communication skills to document, develop, and present technical issues so that stakeholders across the organization readily understand the content and their related actions.

  • Schedule performance: influencing and collaborating across the organization to result in project success.

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.