Sr Full Stack Java Developer - Spring, React and AWS - US Citizenship required - Military Veterans

at General Dynamics

Mc Lean, Virginia

Type of Requisition:


Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:


Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:



Agency Specific

Public Trust/Other Required:


Job Family:

Software Development

Job Description:

GDIT is seeking a Senior Full Stack Developer to join our team.

Senior Architect/Full Stack Java Developer required with experience with Java Spring Boot.

The candidate must be proficient in React.

The candidate will work in an agile team in an AWS environment. 

Candidate must be US citizen and ability to get USCIS 6c Public Trust clearance.

Functional Responsibility:

Duties include designing the overall system architecture to meet business requirements.  As Senior Solution Architect additional responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

Create architecture solutions which align with overall project objectives and requirements through project assessments and gap-analysis of existing versus required capabilities.
· Conducts project evaluations to identify possible software, hardware and system architecture solutions which can be used toward fulfilling project objectives.
· Utilizes current technical trends for up-to-date architect solutions and actively researches emerging technologies to support proof-of-concept (POC) capabilities and identify future solutions for assigned projects.  
· Identifies hardware and software architectural needs.
· Produces necessary architecture design documents during the entire course of the project.
· Works with software, network, and system engineers to propose technical architecture based on analysis of project requirements and/or new technologies.
· May have knowledge and experience in implementing and modifying specialized off the shelf tools (i.e., COTS, GOTS, Open Source, etc.) that are highly configurable and allow customization without the need for custom software development.
· Interfaces with customer technical staff to present architectural concepts and propose architectural solutions.
· Leads development team during architectural concept and solution conversations.
· Supports the development team throughout the software development process with trouble shooting complex architectural and design concerns.
· Defines and manages architecture models, frameworks, and artifacts throughout the course of the project.
· May lead and manage less experienced Solution Architects.  

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS, 7+ years experience supporting the delivery of technology solutions, with a minimum of 2 years of experience performing design and architecture of systems. 

Desired Skills:

Documented Technical Leadership
DevOps experience
Documented experience in most or all of the technologies listed
Ability to Lead Development Efforts or work autonomously
Ability to mentor Developers in most or all of the technologies listed
Demonstrated vision and experience leading open source microservices development efforts


React (typescript)
Java with Spring MVC/REST/Data/Boot/Security, Junit and JPA
Docker, Docker Compose, Git, Jenkins, Java Applications servers (Tomcat/Jboss/etc)
Gradle or Maven
Agile Development
Others: Liquibase, Elastisearch, Flyway, Solr/Lucene, Cucumber
Web Based Security: OAuth/JWT
Microservice architecture

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Travel Required:


Telecommuting Options:

Some Telecommuting Allowed

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We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.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.

Mc Lean, Virginia

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

Should I Apply?

At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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