General Dynamics Mission Systems Mid-Level Software Engineer - GUI Focus in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.

Responsibilities for this Position

GDMS has an immediate opening for a Software Developer with specific experience in GUI design. This is an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems. GDMS employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


  • Performs software requirements analysis, participates in research, designs, develops and tests software and tools, to include development of new work products or enhancing existing applications, systems or embedded products

  • Codes, tests, integrates and documents software solutions

  • Participates in internal review of software components and systems

  • Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained

  • Contributes and accountable to the completion of major programs and projects

  • Responsible for resolution of significant and diverse problems and issues of broad scope and complexity


  • A seasoned, experienced professional with a proficient understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories and expert at applying technical standards and methodologies to resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways

  • Capable of working on problems of diverse scope requiring extensive analysis of data and evaluation of a multitude of factors

  • Proficient knowledge of the software development process as well as software engineering concepts, principles, and theories

  • Proficient knowledge of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control, defect reporting and scripting

  • Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects with very little direction, or can provide direction and leadership to technical teams

  • Proficient ability to be a team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments

  • Proficient ability to recognize and clearly report relevant information

  • Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions

  • Proficient ability to use the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the software development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering products


Degree in software engineering or a related technical field is preferred. Experience in the following products/technologies is highly desired:

  • Javascript (Angular and typescript)

  • Web design

  • UX Experience

  • Linux

  • Java

  • C++

  • Bash

  • SQL

  • IBM Rhapsody (Model Based System Engineering)

  • Rational Team Concert (Agile Planning, Configuration Management)


Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

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General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran.


Job LocationUSA-CO-Colorado Springs

Required ClearanceTS/SCI


Employment TypeFull Time

Hiring CompanyGeneral Dynamics Mission Systems