Principal Software Engineer

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West Des Moines, IA
Apr 18, 2017
May 02, 2017
Full Time
Employer:      Buccaneer Computer Systems & Service, Inc.


Position:         Principal Engineer (2017-21600)


Location:        1401 50th Street, Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50266


Duties: Design, develop, code, test, and debug complex new software products, or make significant enhancements to existing software by drawing on experience with PL/SQL, implementing applications and processing algorithms directly within an Oracle database, advanced features in Oracle database versions 11 and 12, Unix filesystems, data modeling, and writing technical documents. Research, design, develop, and/or modify enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software.  Research and integrate design strategies, product specifications, development schedules, and user expectations into product capabilities.  Resolve complex hardware/software compatibility and interface design considerations.  Conduct investigations and tests of considerable complexity.  Research emerging technologies to determine impact on application execution.  Provide input to staff involved in writing and updating technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials.  Troubleshoot complex problems and provide customer support for software operating systems and application issues.  Advise hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements.  Prepare reports on analyses, findings, and project progress.  May telecommute to West Des Moines, Iowa from any U.S. location.  Visa Sponsorship not offered.


Education: Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Commerce, Business, Computer Science, Engineering or a related field. Employer is willing to accept a three-year foreign baccalaureate degree.


Experience: Eight years of professional experience reflecting demonstrable ability in the skill set described above.


Education Bachelors 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.


Advanced proficiency in Procedural Language/Structured Query Language (PL/SQL). Including knowledge of, and experience implementing, applications and processing algorithms directly within an Oracle database.


Working knowledge of advanced features in Oracle database versions 11 and 12.


Understanding of Unix filesystems.


Experience in data modeling.


Experience in writing technical documents.


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.