Principal Designer, Web
ResponsibilitiesMaintains hardware and software critical to the functionality of the organization's website. Monitors usage and performance, creates and maintains backups, and troubleshoots and resolves issues as they arise. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field to include creating and modifying access policies. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish all tasks associated with the Internet/Intranet environments to include IIS. Perform server operating system and application software implementations and upgrades. Create and maintain complex directory structures and file security. Maintain and administer the production and development web environments. This includes assisting programmers in configuring and placing applications into the web environment. Troubleshoot web applications and IIS problems to provide solutions in a time critical manner. Gather and track OS and web services Performance Monitor and other logs to optimize systems throughput and reliability. Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesFamiliar with SharePoint 2010 & 2013Requires sound knowledge of website development and designExcellent communication skills; shows tact, effective listening skills and follow throughRead and interpret HTML and scriptsIdentify and troubleshoot server related problems to include hardware and operating system infrastructureEvaluate and identify ways to automate, streamline, and improve the day-to-day server maintenance and administrative practicesDesign, implement and operate highly reliable and feature-rich servers and applicationsWork independently with minimum supervisionAct swiftly and accurately in a calm, professional manner to correct any disruption that may occur to serversDesigns and builds web pages using a variety of graphics software applications, techniques, and tools. 1. Designs, builds, deploys, and maintains web pages using a variety of graphics software applications, techniques, and tools. 2. Designs and develops user-interface features, site animation, and special-effects elements. 3. Designs the website to support the organization/customer's strategies and goals relative to external communications. 4. Contributes to the web design group's efforts to specify, improve, and implement the look, feel, and function of online projects. 5. Interfaces directly with customers, users, graphic artists, and web software developers. 6. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned. 7. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff, and may have supervisory responsibilities. 8. May serve as technical team or task leader. 9. Participates in special projects as required. Education Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts or Graphic Design, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work experience. Qualifications 8-10 years of related web design experience. 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.