Software Engineer/Scientific Computing

Ft Sam Houston, TX
Feb 16, 2017
May 31, 2017
Full Time
Researches, designs, develops and/or modifies enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software.


 1. Participates in the design and coding of software products.

 2. Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.

 3. Prepares comprehensive test plans and conducts tests.

 4. Analyzes test results and recommends moderately complex corrections to more experienced software engineers.

 5. Designs and develops compilers, assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems.

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

 7. Writes and updates technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials.

 8. Troubleshoots problems and provides customer support for software operating system and application issues.

 9. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

 10. Participates in special projects as required.


Can take existing software and algorithms and develop it using proper Computer Science techniques into mature software. This could mean creating software libraries for transition and deliverables. It could also mean tightening existing research software so that it performs efficiently.

Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.  Masters desired.

Qualifications 2-5 years of related software development experience.


C/C++ experience

Proficient in scientific computing (numerical recipes and techniques etc) Parallel computing Distributed computing (packaging software for integration in other software suites) GUIs and UIs.


Required:  A current secret security clearance, or higher, or be eligible to obtain.

  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 - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.