Software Developer II - SkyGuard
Company: GENERAL ATOMICS
Location: El Cajon
Posted on: November 12, 2021
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 support
our Software division in Poway, CA.
Under general supervision and with regular review, this position
executes and/or reviews all phases of the software development
lifecycle including: requirements, design, code, unit test, and
functional test on target hardware while upholding software
compliance standards. Daily tasks include, but not limited to:
developing and reviewing software requirements to fulfill project
needs, developing and reviewing innovative software design
solutions and relative design documentation, communicating designs
up, down, and laterally within and beyond the software engineering
department, writing and reviewing code, hands-on functional
unit/integration testing of software on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
and Ground Control Stations in on-site systems integration lab and
at off-site flight test facilities. Developer will collaborate with
subject matter experts, outside customers and vendors, UAS
operators, and management throughout the development lifecycle.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Determine UAS user requirements and specifications and plan for
software development within the broader organizational scope.
- Develop software design documentation and software design
- Implement documented design including coding and testing while
adhering to coding standards.
- UAS code maintenance including debugging and capability
- Assist in planning for future applications based on new
developments in UAS technology.
- Communicate software requirements and design with the software
development group, management, customer, and operators.
- Independently plan and status own work with minimal
- Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other
applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted
on behalf of the Company. Expected to work in a safe manner in
accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
Other duties assigned as required.We recognize and appreciate the
value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and
experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
- Typically requires a bachelors or masters degree in computer
science, information systems or related discipline and two or more
years progressive software development experience with a bachelors
degree. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of
- Must be able to adhere to department guidelines, processes, and
- Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and
apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment.
- Ability to organize, schedule, and coordinate work phases and,
determine the appropriate approach at the task level or, with
assistance, at the project level and to provide solutions to a
range of complex problems.
- Must have strong communication, computer, documentation,
presentation, and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team; and, lead
a team of less experienced professional employees on semi-routine
- Able to work extended hours as required.
- Proficient in C/C++ is desired.
- Experience in additional programming languages: C#, Java,
Python, Makefile system is desired.
- Experience with real time operating/embedded systems is
- Experience in both Windows and Linux environments is
- Experience in Unified Modeling Language is desired.
- Experience in source version control tools: subversion is
- Experience in conforming to Interface Control Documents/Data
Sheets is desired.
- Experience with developing software unit level tests is
- Proficient in using Microsoft Office products is desired.
- Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance is
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