Principal Software Engineer (TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph Required)

Location
Chantilly, VA
Posted
Jul 12, 2017
Closes
Sep 25, 2017
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
The successful candidate will provide software design and developer expertise in support of both maintenance and new feature development tasks. Additionally they will provide support in the areas of data extraction, transformation and load (ETL), data mapping, data extraction, analytical support, operational support, database support, and maintenance support of data and associated systems. As a member of the team, candidates will work in a multi-tasking, quick-paced, dynamic, process-improvement environment that requires experience with the principles of large-scale (terabytes) database development, large-scale file manipulation, data modeling, data mapping, data testing, data quality, and documentation preparation.

 

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

 1. Designs, develops, codes, tests, and debugs complex new software products, or makes significant enhancements to existing software.

 2. Researches and integrates design strategies, product specifications, development schedules, and user expectations into product capabilities.

 3. Resolves complex hardware/software compatibility and interface design considerations.

 4. Conducts investigations and tests of considerable complexity.

 5. Researches emerging technologies to determine impact on application execution.

 6. Provides input to staff involved in writing and updating technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials.

 7. Troubleshoots complex problems and provides customer support for software operating systems and application issues.

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

 9. Prepares reports on analyses, findings, and project progress.

 10. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced software engineers.

 11. May serve as a technical team or task leader.

 12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

 13. 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 8-10 years of related software development experience.

 

Excellent organizational, coordination, interpersonal and team building skills.

 

Excellent communication (oral/written) skills with respect to team members, peers, and management with only general guidance.

 

Self-motivated with highly developed analytical and problem solving skills.

 

Must be able to work effectively under very broad direction with minimal supervision.

 

Full software development life cycle experience in a mission-centric environments (Requirements assessment, design, coding, testing and production support)

 

Excellent S/W design skills and knowledge of advanced data structures

 

Experience working with pre-existing and large code baselines

 

Desired Skills:

 

Experience with the following languages: Java/J2EE, C, C++, SQL, XML, XQuery, XPath, Ruby on Rails, HTML/XHTML, CSS, Perl, Shell Scripting

 

Knowledge of servers operating systems; Windows, Linux, AIX, UNIX, Linux Clusters, Grid Computing, Blade Centers

 

Strong problem solving skills

 

Ability to comprehend database methodologies

 

Focus on continual process improvement with a proactive approach to problem solving

 

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. #CJPOST

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