OMA Technical Lead

Herndon, VA
Sep 07, 2017
Sep 27, 2017
Full Time
Enterprise System Engineer serve to maintain a strong awareness of technical trends in information technology, develop and maintain a strong awareness of on-going IT projects, and business unit requirements; be able to apply the project management model (e.g. Spiral, Waterfall, Agile) selected for a given development effort; and provide analysis, design, development, deployment, and lifecycle support for innovative hardware systems and applications. Work involves being able to develop end-to-end cost analysis for projects; ensure systems being developed comply with the enterprise technical architecture; help project and program teams prepare for CIO Project Management Program control gates; and keep senior management apprised of project or program status. Assignments may include leading teams consisting of contractor personnel.

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

  1. Leads the research and development of new software products and applications on the leading edge of established knowledge and standards.
  2. Conceives, designs, prototypes, and tests new methods, algorithms, and models.
  3. Defines architecture requirements and performance standards to meet or exceed management and customer specifications.
  4. Identifies and directs resolution of complex hardware/software interface issues.
  5. Advises hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements.
  6. Prepares reports on analyses, findings, and project progress, and presents results to management and/or customer personnel.
  7. Serves as the primary customer interface to resolve problems and ensure requirements are met on a timely basis.
  8. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced software engineers, and may have supervisory responsibilities.
  9. Serves as a technical team or task leader.
  10. May provide expertise to multiple projects and tasks.
  11. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  12. Participates in special projects as required.

Unique Requirements:

Must have the willingness to provide hands on technical support 50% of the time and the other 50% helping with strategic technical Initiatives within the business area.  

Working expertise of Java, weblogic, Lucene (Solr/Elasticsearch), Hadoop and oracle is preferred

Understanding of AWS is preferred

Ability to brief senior level customers on technical information related to the program

Initiative to bring best practices and methodologies to the business area


Education 1. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

 2. Masters Degree Preferred.

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Qualifications 15-20 years of related software development 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.