Overview

General Dynamics Land Systems Offers:

Robust Total Rewards program, including: competitive base pay, incentive pay that rewards individual and team performance, and comprehensive benefits
401k Match (6%)
Tuition Assistance
9-80 Work Schedule (every other Friday off)
On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
Hybrid Work Location
Onsite Cafeteria, Remodeled with new equipment Fitness Center, and Outdoor fitness track

Position Description:

Join a dynamic group of software engineers responsible for the design, development and support of embedded software solutions for the world’s premier land-based combat vehicle producer.

Software: Board Support Engineer

Provide leadership and support on Abrams related projects. Responsibilities include:

Building and configuring the VxWorks, Linux or Other operating systems.
Extensive Embedded VxWorks, Linux development with Board Support Package expertise (BSP).
Knowledge of board support for Arm, Power, Intel and RISC-V architectures.
Various Device Driver development, extensive Kernel experience, Bootloaders.
Writing various peripheral drivers highly desirable.
Excellent C, C++ programming experience.
Understanding of system calls and string data, knowledge of Networking (TCP/IP stack, lower level L2/L3).
Development of device drivers based on product requirements and performance criteria.
Debugging system using the testing and diagnostic routines on the hardware system and potentially in simulation.
Design and implement software for Abrams Vehicle Tank and weapon system devices from requirements phase to production phase.
Analyze and enhance efficiency, stability and scalability of system resources.
Work closely with internal/external OS engineering team, Hardware design team, Chip vendors to debug and resolve issues.
Familiarity in designing system software for PPC and Intel based platforms using VxWorks and Linux OS.
Understanding of boot sequences, especially for unattended embedded VxWorks and Linux systems.
Experience with writing, building, testing and debugging of kernel tasks and loadable modules.
Experience writing test scripts and packaging specifications.
Experience writing bitbake recipes.
Good working knowledge of revision control and code review tools like Git.
Excellent team player with great communication skills (written, and verbal).
Knowledge of Secure boot development, Trust zone, TPM is a plus.
Configure the operating system to minimize exposure to cyber-attacks.
Install, interface and access board level diagnostic tests.
Assist with development and/or review of software documentation including SRS, SVD, SPS and related test documentation
Prepare and submit status reports to management.
Insure all work conforms to software development process improvement and CMMI Level 5 initiatives

Position Requirements:

Must have Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, and Computer Science or related. Other technical degrees will be considered with related experience
Experience with multiple protocols, such as TCP, UDP, IP, SAE J1939, CANopen, CORBA, and DDS.
Previous experience with military vehicle software preferred.
Experience in using Microsoft software products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Experience with high level Programming Languages such as C and C++.
Familiarity with some of the SW Development tools desired – DOORs, AdaCore, Code Peer,
Previous experience with Linux and VxWorks operating systems.
Experience with multiple busses, such as Ethernet, MIL-STD-1553B, and CAN.
Excellent customer skills required.
Excellent writing skills required.
Able to obtain Secret clearance.
Requires some limited travel (training/seminars/meetings).
Occasional overtime, weekend, and off-hours.

General Dynamics is a successful Fortune 100, global aerospace and defense company, with over 90,000 employees world-wide. General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, has a strong foundation of delivering core engineering and manufacturing capabilities to our clients for military vehicles. Our team is focused on continuous process and productivity improvements that reduce product costs, while increasing troop safety and effectiveness. Land Systems continues to work with the US Armed Forces and its Allies to ensure these vehicles remain survivable, relevant, flexible, affordable and capable of addressing a dynamic threat environment. General Dynamics Lands Systems provides a competitive compensation package, site specific flexible work schedules, 401(k) with Company Match; Bonus Eligibility, Employee Development Opportunities, Tuition Reimbursement, On-site Amenities, and comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance. At GDLS, we strive to be champions who drive diversity, equity and inclusion. We are committed to our values and beliefs to provide a safe space, which empowers our team members to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We welcome all diverse backgrounds and experiences, as we see the value in creating a dynamic environment of diverse culture preference. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to working with and providing accommodations to individuals with a disability. Candidates who require a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the application or hiring process may contact benefits@gdls.com for assistance. Determination of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.