Principal Software Engineer - Secret (TS/SCI Eligible) - Ft. Huachuca, AZ

Location
Ft Huachuca, AZ
Posted
Mar 15, 2017
Closes
Mar 31, 2017
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Principal Software Engineer

Secret (TS/SCI Eligible)

Ft. Huachuca, AZ

 

 

Researches, designs, develops and/or modifies enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software.

As part of the DCGS-A Integration Tools Development team, you will work as a member of a team to create tools in support of a technically adept user base. The tools developed will be SharePoint and JavaScript/JQuery heavy as well as programs written in object-oriented languages such as C# or Java.  Generally the Principal Software Engineer:

 

  • Designs, develops, codes, tests, and debugs complex new software products, or makes significant enhancements to existing software.
  • Researches and integrates design strategies, product specifications, development schedules, and user expectations into product capabilities.
  • Resolves complex hardware/software compatibility and interface design considerations.
  • Conducts investigations and tests of considerable complexity.
  • Researches emerging technologies to determine impact on application execution.
  • Provides input to staff involved in writing and updating technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials.
  • Troubleshoots complex problems and provides customer support for software operating systems and application issues.
  • Advises hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements.
  • Prepares reports on analyses, findings, and project progress.
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced software engineers.
  • May serve as a technical team or task leader.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
 

Specifically, the Principal Software Engineer will:

  • Check the ticket system for new break fix issues with supported software products.
  • Resolve noted issues by developing custom scripts and software, and/or technical documentation solutions as dictated by the nature of the issue and the desired outcome.
  • Provide functional and empirical analysis related to the design, development, and implementation of software systems, including, but not limited to application software, utility software, development software, and diagnostic software.
  • Participate in the development of test strategies, devices, and systems in support of the tools.
  • Solve engineering problems in the functional area to which assigned.
  • Participate in working backlog items for supported software in a prioritized work order.
  • Work with government and contract stakeholders to refine requirement documents in support of new tools.
  • Work with systems vendors, software developers, and configuration management staff to fully integrate software developed into the development and production networks.
 

Education Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

Qualifications 8-10 years of related software development experience.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or other Engineering or Technical discipline and 9 years of professional work experience is required (No Degree Substitution).
  • TS/SCI clearance required.
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 certified (baseline security certification i.e. CompTIA Security+ CE) and (technical computing environment training or certification i.e. Server+) prior to start of work.
  • At least 4 years of experience with SharePoint (preferably SharePoint 2010 and 2013) or another knowledge management tool at the developer level.  
  • At least 3 years software development experience in scripting (JS, Python, Bash, PowerShell etc.).
  • Demonstrated experience in a coding language such as JAVA, C#, or others and familiarity with object-oriented JavaScript.
  • Experience with relational databases and SQL.
  • Extensive experience developing single page applications leveraging asynchronous transactions.
  • Demonstrated experience in creating step by step technical documentation (i.e. installation instructions or “readme” files).
Preferred Qualifications:

  • DoD 8570 qualifying Certification in a coding language or supporting OS/DB.
  • Familiarity with jQuery, Google Lovefield, require.js, AngularJS, or other prominent JavaScript libraries and frameworks.
  • Experience with Microsoft Team Foundation Server and MSDN.
  • Experience with MSDN Microsoft Visual Studio.
  • Specific understanding of any member of the DCGS-A family of systems.
  • Emerging technology knowledge of NoSQL databases (Hadoop).
  • Military experience desired.  Completion of U.S military NCO or Senior NCO Academy Course or Officer Basic or Advanced Course is preferred.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and results-focused mindset are highly desirable.
 

 

  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.

 


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