Web Application Developer/Systems Administrator

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
Aug 01, 2017
Sep 25, 2017
Full Time


General Dynamics IT has an opening for a Web Application Developer with a self-motivated personality and eagerness to learn.  Responsibilities include building and integrating systems and assisting in the migration of applications, COTS, GOTS, and FOSS products to cloud resources; implementing the solution(s) required to fulfill the system and solution level requirements; and for supporting development, integration, test, and validation activities to prove system effectiveness, performance, and readiness during critical test events. Strong Information Assurance (IA) / CyberSecurity knowledge and troubleshooting skills desired. 


Web based software development experience required. Microsoft system administration experience is highly desired.

We use supporting technologies like PHP, MS SQL, PostgreSQL, LDAP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, etc. 






Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.





*2-5 years of related experience in web software development.

*Secret Clearance required


Specific roles & responsibilities for the position include but not limited to the following:

    Maintains the integrity and security of Microsoft servers and systems.Sets up Microsoft administrator and service accounts.Provides input on the development of design, implementation, operations, user guides, and training materials.Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.Develops and monitors MilCloud policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.Maintains knowledge and understanding of current and emerging technologies, equipment and systems. Keeps current on issues, practices and proceduresReviews and provides input to policies and standard operating proceduresPerforms other related duties as assigned
 Desired Experience:

  • Current and emerging data center and infrastructure technologies

  • Cloud, virtualization and distributed computing technologies Fundamental storage concepts: filesystems, backup, cloning, snapshotting, logical volume management, disk encryptionPlanning, installing, configuring, patching, and troubleshooting issues on Windows Operating SystemsWindows Server Update Services (WSUS) McAfee security applications, preferably Host Based Security System (HBSS) and ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) serverExtensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) servers (Openfire) Source and artifact control and configuration managementSupporting project teams in all phases of development the development lifecycleShell scriptingApplication and web servers (Apache Tomcat and Jetty)OSGi management and containers (Apache Karaf and Felix)Web Service frameworks (Apache CXF)Message queues (Apache ActiveMQ)Enterprise Integration Patterns (Apache Camel)Relational Database Management Systems (PostgreSQL, MS SQL)Geospatial Information Systems
      Geospatial Data Servers (GeoServerGeospatial Data Storage (PostGISWeb-based maps (OpenLayers, Google Maps)
    Web-based Applications
      Java, PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, etc. Google Web Toolkit (GWT)Ozone Widget Framework (OWF)
  • Solid time management skills with the ability to plan, organize and implement multiple initiatives and deadline-driven workloads

  • Detail-oriented, proactive self-starter demonstrating a positive, willing attitude and desire to learnOrganizational Skills: Can plan and prioritize work, both their own and that of project team. Follows tasks to their logical conclusion and makes sure that everything has been done to the right standard. Good attention to detailTeam Work: Comfortable working both individually and as part of a team. Prepared to challenge ideas within a group in a constructive way. Ability to influence others and move a proposal effort toward a common vision or goal Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently to team members and clients, verbally and in writing. Able to present ideas in a variety of ways depending upon audience and context. Excellent active listening skillsProblem Solving: Natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics. Ability to analyze problems and determine root cause, generating alternatives, evaluating and selecting alternatives and implementing solutionsResults oriented: Able to drive things forward regardless of personal interest in the task
 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.