Principal Engineer, Software

Aug 08, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
Full Time
Join a team of eight elite software and systems engineers in Europe supporting software for intranet, extranet and collaborative portal environments.  Experience in network-centric environment is required. Must be qualified to provide support as backup to DBA. 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.


  1. Provides administrative support and may act as backup SQL Server DBA.

  1. Applies STIG and IAVAM for applications and database.   16. Evaluates and recommends improvements to change management and service transition processes.


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.


SQL and SharePoint software development skills are required for this position.


Employee must have an current 8570 Certification such as Security + with CE to be considered.

  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  #DPOST  #ZPOST