Embedded Software Engineer

Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Required Clearance
Secret, obtainable within reasonable time based on requirements
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
GPS Source

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. 

  • 5+ years professional experience in software engineering and product development
  • Demonstrated experience with embedded and real-time hardware environments
  • Software development in C/C++, OOP/OOD
  • Understanding of embedded bus structures, processing, and I/O and memory chipsets
  • Experience working with both DOD SW development standards and Agile Engineering practices
  • Cross functional collaboration and Product Development
  • Customer focus with excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Deep-dive analytical skills
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Ability to quickly synthesize and clearly report relevant information
  • Strong problem-solving skills to identify issues, impacts, and corrective actions
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office and testing tools
  • Familiarity with quality standards for industry and government

Candidates must be able and willing to obtain Department of Defense Secret security clearance within a reasonable amount of time after date of hire. An active Secret clearance is highly desired. 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.

Responsibilities for this Position

GPS Source, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS), is a world class innovator and manufacturer of high quality, high performance position, navigation and timing (PNT) technologies for demanding defense and commercial markets. We currently have a need for an Embedded Software Engineer working out of our Colorado Springs, Colorado location

** A discretionary sign-on bonus may be available for this position **


  • Perform embedded and real-time software design
  • Develop detailed plans with resource schedules and guide product development to delight customers
  • Define software architecture
  • Define/Capture project software development requirements
  • Follow the company’s engineering and quality processes
  • Develop software for embedded applications
  • Object-oriented principles are preferred
  • Estimate project software development effort and deliver on-time
  • Report progress using data and metrics
  • Actively find ways to innovate



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 12,000+ 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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