Principal Software Engineer - Java/C++

Location
USA, Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Oct 06, 2017
Closes
Nov 10, 2017
Ref
2017-31303
Contact
General Dynamics
Function
IT
Hours
Part Time

Job Description

Job Responsibilities:


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

  • 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.

    Qualifications

    15-20 years of related software development experience.

    • Expert knowledge of software engineering principles, methods, and techniques.
    • Knowledge of the associated hardware, software, and equipment.
    • Professional certification in one or more specific technologies may be required, depending on job assignment.
    No government security clearance needed at start, but must be eligible to obtain and keep DOD TS/SCI.

    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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.