**Software Developer - UAV Cockpit**
**Date posted** 05/13/2021
**Job ID** 32015BR
**Company** General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
**Experience Level** Entry-Level (0-2 years)
**Job Title** Software Developer - UAV Cockpit
**Full-Time/Part-Time** Full-Time Salary
**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 Processing division,directly supporting the Cockpit Software (CA) group,in Layton,UT.
Our mission is to write quality software to command and control airborne sensors and to gather,exploit and disseminate the vital data they provide for the intelligence,surveillance,and reconnaissance (ISR) needs of our customers. Our developers get to learn and exercise a wide range of skills from low level communication with payload sensors to designing and implementing rich front end user interfaces to facilitate and automate the data collection and analysis process.
**DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:**
+ Under general supervision with limited review,this position independently determines approaches/solutions for the design,development and/or modification of specific programs or projects for 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. .
+ Evaluates integration of software applications with the overall computing environment. Responsible for documentation,testing,maintenance,and software updates.
+ Communicates with domain experts,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.
+ Technologies being used: C#,Object-oriented & WPF.
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 education.
+ Must have an understanding of software development concepts,principles,and theory and demonstrate 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.
+ 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.
+ Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Security Clearance is required.
**DESIRED SKILLS INCLUDE:**
+ Novel/lateral thinking
+ Hardware communication experience
+ IP protocols knowledge
+ UI experience
**Travel Percentage Required** 0 - 25
**Relocation Assistance Provided** Not Provided
**US Citizenship Required?** Yes
**Clearance Required?** Desired
**Clearance Level** Secret
Whether you are just starting out in your career or are an experienced professional,GA offers a comprehensive benefits package. For more information on our Total Rewards package,please click Apply Now below to be directed to the complete job description.
General Atomics 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,religious creed,ancestry,gender,pregnancy,sex,sexual orientation,transitioning status,gender identity,gender expression,national origin,age,genetic information,military and veteran status,marital status,medical condition,mental disability,physical disability,or any other basis protected by local,state,or federal law. EEO is the law. We also prohibit compensation discrimination under all applicable laws.