Systems Engineer/Software Developer with Polygraph

Herndon, VA
Apr 24, 2017
Sep 25, 2017
Full Time
Seeking a Systems Engineer/Software Developer who will monitor and troubleshoot data related issues in order to learn the customer’s data domain.  The developer will write code and scripts to fix the data issues, with the ultimate goal of automating the data repair process.  As the developer’s skills increase, he/she will be given additional new development work commensurate with skill growth.


  1. Performs systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, and analog or digital systems engineering.
  1. Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.
  1. Participates in the upgrading of operating systems and design of systems enhancements.
  1. Provides input for documentation on new or existing systems.
  1. Develops and conducts tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.
  1. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves operating/hardware system problems.
  1. Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.
  1. Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.
  1. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  1. Participates in special projects as required.
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 Required Skills

    Experience with Linux operating systemExperience with Basic scriptingProblem-solving skillsExcellent communication and collaboration skillsDevelopment experience in JavaSome knowledge of XML and XSLT
Desired Skills

    Experience working in Agile environmentFull lifecycle web application development​ Development experience in the following languages and platforms:  Spring, Spring-Boot, Gradle, Ant, JavaScript, both SQL and no-SQL databasesExperience with middleware products such as Apache and TomcatExperience with AWS offerings such as EC2, ELB, ASG, RDS, DynamoDB, EMRExperience with DevOps/CI such as Puppet, CloudFormation, Jenkins, TravisCI Experience with both the operation of and interfacing with search engines such as Solr/ElasticsearchUnderstanding of ETL, and experience with ETL tools: NiFi, Pentaho, Twister


8-10 years of related systems engineering 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.