Electric Boat

  • Electrical Systems Software Engineer (0-2 years)

    Requisition ID
    US-CT-New London
    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 great variety of submarine platforms and electrical systems for the propulsion and electric plant, as well as HM&E systems. Knowledge of the software development lifecycle is required for this position. Additional responsibilities include software research and development, preparing presentations, participating in customer design reviews and interfacing closely with hardware and system engineering departments.

    Specific responsibilities include development of shipboard software applications and data acquisition system functionally used for monitoring, controlling and logging of ship systems within the propulsion and electric plant.


    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.


    Experience in requirements analysis, software design, code and unit test, and hardware/software integration is desirable. Preferred software experience includes object oriented and embedded programming languages, including C, C++ and Microsoft .NET Framework, real-time operating systems and relational databases. Network infrastructure and cyber security skills are a plus. Familiarity with configuration management and quality assurance is also desirable.

    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.




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