General Dynamics Information Technology Senior Software Engineer - Albuquerque, NM in Fort Worth, Texas

Job Description

Here’s an opportunity to work for the US Air Force’s most storied and advanced Distributed Training operation. Winner of numerous US Air Force and US Department of Defense training awards over the last 18 years, the Distributed Mission Operations Center (DMOC) at Kirtland AFB, NM is the Air Force’s primary hub for distributed combat training exercises, testing and experimentation. Through the DMOC, warfighters at locations around the globe face realistic environments to practice tactics and procedures in highly-realist training environments. The DMOC architecture integrates synthetic (virtual and/or constructive) simulations across various networks to support a battlespace that accurately models adversary and friendly weapons and weapons systems, focusing on Command, Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance systems. Integrating live, virtual and constructive (LVC) elements, theDMOC is a major contributor to the US Air Force’s Operational Training Infrastructure (OTI). The DMOCpaves the way to bridge the gap for fifth generation training in air, space, and cyber domains.This is your chanceto influence an industry leader as the DMOC moves to the next level of exceptional training capabilities.

We are looking for innovative and forward-thinking software engineers to help us create a state-of-the-art battlespace and the tools to manage it. The DMOC is on the verge of moving the Air Force to the next level of advanced distributed training, and the skills we’re searching for may include:

  • Optimization and filtering of entities based on LOS, geographical distribution, and interest

  • Translation and control of battlespace data between simulations

  • Predictive fault detection through system monitoring and event forecasting

Research, design, develop, modify and maintain enterprise-wide systems and applications software.

  • Design, develop, code, test, and debug complex new software products, or makes significant enhancements to existing software.

  • Research and integrate design strategies, product specifications, development schedules, and user expectations into product capabilities.

  • Resolve complex hardware/software compatibility and interface design considerations.

  • Conduct investigations and tests of considerable complexity.

  • Research emerging technologies to determine impacts on application execution.

  • Provide input to staff involved in writing and updating technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials.

  • Troubleshoot complex problems and provide customer support for software operating systems and application issues.

  • Advise hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements.

  • Prepare reports on analyses, findings, and project progress.

  • Provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced software engineers.

  • Serve as a technical team or task leader as required.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  • Participate in special projects as required.


Bachelors Degree required, and Master’s Degree preferred, in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

  • TS/SCI Clearance required

  • IA baseline certification in accordance with DoD 8140

  • CompTIA Security + certification highly desired (job offer is contingent on Security + certification within 90 days of starting work)


5-8 years of related software development experience.

Additional skillsets:

  • Expert knowledge of C/C++ and familiarity with Python in a Linux environment required

  • Knowledge of C#, Visual Basic, Java desired

  • Familiarity with multi-platform development in Linux and Windows desired

  • Familiarity with code revision repositories such as git, mercurial, or subversion

  • Live, Virtual and Constructive (LVC)/ Distributed Mission Operations (DMO) experience highly desired

  • Knowledge base in Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS) Protocol Data Unit (PDU) and tactical datalink message manipulation highly desired

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.


Job ID2018-39737

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelTop Secret/SCI

Full/Part TimeFull Time