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Software Engineer (Graduate/Junior/Entry Level)

General Dynamics UK
Oakdale, Blackwood or Remote Working with travel to site
£28,500 to £31,500 depending upon experience
Closing date
23 Oct 2021
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General Dynamics Mission, Systems has an exciting opening for entry level Software Engineers. We’re looking for full-time graduate level  Software Engineers, with the option for remote and flexible working, and the role comes with a salary of £28,350 to £31,500 p/a. The software engineers will be joining an Agile Release Team responsible for delivering critical products into a program that includes transforming existing platforms into an open and flexible technology and business architecture.


In this role, here are some of the areas you would have been working in this week:


  • Developing software units in C# using Test Driven Development based on modern S.O.L.I.D. principles
  • Graphical interface design, development and testing
  • Developing component level tests using Behaviour Driven Development frameworks available for .NET


We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose, offering impressive benefits such as a compressed nine-day fortnight and compressed hours – which means every other Friday off.  A personalised career development plan, alongside regular progress reviews - supporting and valuing your progression within the Company and a flexible working environment where your contributions are recognised and rewarded with a flexible benefits scheme.


To apply, you will require the following:

  • A degree in a relevant discipline and ideally experience with C# and Microsoft Visual Studio in a .NET development environment
  • A background in software design, code, test and version control using current methodologies, processes and tools, preferably in complex systems
  • A genuine interest an passion in developing your career as a Software Engineer


These flexible Software roles could either be based in our offices in Oakdale, South Wales or based remotely, requiring travel to our site.


General Dynamics Mission Systems engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. We believe in maintaining a diverse workplace – inclusive of beliefs, cultural background, job experiences, thoughts and ideas. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we welcome you to join our inclusive team!

 As part of our commitment to inclusion and diversity we welcome in particular applications from women, members of the LGBTQ+ community, ethnic minority groups and those with a disability.


What sets us apart is a fresh approach that thrives on innovation. It creates an entrepreneurial atmosphere enjoyed by our world-class people.

We are a well-established Company with a firm focus on the future. We are commercially successful and growing fast. Once you talk to us you will see why we stand out from the crowd.

We are world-class but still ambitious; large but still dynamic; growing but still innovative.

General Dynamics has more than 1,300 employees in the UK, including approximately 1,000 who work for General Dynamics UK, located across four sites. Our highly-skilled people relish the fact that we are a recognised leader in the defence industry. They are part of our exciting future. You can be too.

General Dynamics UK is part of General Dynamics Corporation, one of the top six defence companies in the world. General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, employs approximately 92,000 people worldwide. The Company is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems; armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and technologies.

More information about the Company is available at

What we do

Pioneering technologies and the quality of our people give us our competitive edge.

As a leading prime contractor and complex systems integrator, we provide network enabled solutions for the UK Ministry of Defence and international markets.

In the UK we are structured around two main businesses: Land Systems and Mission Systems.

Our solutions include:

  • Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFV)
  • Avionic systems
  • Bowman – Command Battlespace Management (Land) (CBM(L))
  • Command Control Communications Computers and Information (C4I) systems
  • Digitised training solutions and services
  • ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition & Reconnaissance) systems
  • Modelling, simulation and experimentation systems


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