Electric Boat

  • Entry Level Software Engineer

    Requisition ID
    Remaining Openings
    Post End
  • Overview

    General Dynamics Electric Boat is the world’s foremost designer and builder of nuclear submarines, the most complex machines made by man. The company’s industry leadership extends back over a century to 1899 when it produced the U.S. Navy's first commissioned undersea warship. Today, Electric Boat prides itself on being the premier shipbuilding company in the industry. We develop and apply state of the art technology to the design and construction of nuclear powered submarines. With a team of highly skilled and dedicated employees, we have successfully taken submarine technology to a new level.


    General Dynamics Electric Boat is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    Job Description


    Department 425, Electrical Systems Software Engineering, engineers apply software and computer engineering skills to specify, design, develop, integrate, and test, as well as subcontract manage software development for US Navy Nuclear Submarines.  Collaborating with systems and hardware engineers, submarine software is developed and maintained for a variety of submarine platforms and electrical systems for the propulsion and electric plant, as well as hull, mechanical, and electrical systems. 


    What You'll Do:

    • Define requirements, design and develop test platforms for the qualification of shipboard application software.
    • Define requirements and design, develop, and test software applications for multiple platforms.
    • Define requirements, design and develop modeling and emulation software, including electric and steam plant modeling, for the test environment.
    • Enhance existing software to fix defects, support new or changing hardware, or improve features and performance.
    • Effectively communicate with design team including, engineers, programmers, and project managers to define project requirements and manage timelines.
    • Other duties as needed.

    Education/ Experience


    A Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent technical degree is required.  A Master’s degree in these areas is desirable.


    Zero to four years of experience is preferred relevant to this job description.  The following skills are required:  C/C++, Java, hardware/software design, software code and test, hardware/software integration.  The following skills are desirable:  Modeling/simulation, shell scripting, Real-Time Operating Systems, LabVIEW, Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server, GIT, Wonderware, Kepware, Historian, relational and object-oriented databases, configuration management, requirements analysis.


    The candidate must possess strong interpersonal, organizational, communication, and technical writing skills, including the ability to write and analyze software requirements.  Candidate must be highly motivated, perform independently, as well as interact with other groups and organizations in an engineering environment and be able to work with Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI) Level 3 processes.  Attention to detail is required.


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed

    Top 3 Reasons to Connect with Electric Boat

    1. Add Your Resume to Our Talent Pools
    2. Special Job Alerts
    3. Electric Boat News, Press Releases and Submarine Images

    Connect with us today!