Chantilly, Virginia

Type of Requisition:

Regular

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Top Secret SCI + Polygraph

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

None

Suitability:

No Suitability Required

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:

Software Engineering

Job Description:

The Software Engineer will design, develop, code, test, and debug complex software products, or make significant enhancements to existing software. The ideal candidate is a hands-on platform builder with significant experience in developing scalable data platforms, with experience in business intelligence, analytics, and data science and data products. They must have strong, firsthand technical expertise in a variety of configuration management and big data technologies and the proven ability to fashion robust scalable solutions that can manage large data sets. They must be at ease working in an agile environment with little supervision. This person should embody a passion for continuous improvement and innovation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with a team to analyze existing software applications and tools, and recommend new technologies and methodologies to improve system performance and usability.
  • Design, develops, tests, debugs, and deploys new software tools that extend or replace existing capabilities.
  • Advise hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements and works with them to resolve incompatibilities.
  • Write and updates technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, training materials, processes and procedures.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with data scientists, analyst, project managers and other engineers and analysts.
  • Provide ongoing maintenance, support, and enhancements in existing systems and platforms.
  • Design and develop a processing platform using various configuration management technologies.
  • Provide ongoing maintenance, support, and enhancements in existing systems and platforms.
  • Troubleshoots complex problems and provides customer support for software systems and application issues.
  • Provide recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Work alongside other engineers on the team to sustain and advance our organization’s capabilities.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or other related technical discipline, or equivalent combination of education, technical certifications, training, and work/military experience.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with modern programming languages including Java, JavaScript, and Python.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience integrating and developing code for visualization of data (e.g, using D3.js or React libraries or developing Tableau or Kibana dashboards).
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience working with Docker, Kubernetes, Kafka, and Elasticsearch.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with building APIs and services using REST
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with Linux.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated hands-on experience in programming and software development experience in programming web and client/server applications using Java, JavaScript, Python, and TypeScript.
  • Demonstrated hands on experience working with PostgreSQL and Apache NiFi.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience working with Hadoop, Apache Spark and their related ecosystems.
  • Demonstrated hands-on DevOps experience building and deploying infrastructure with technologies such as Ansible and Puppet
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with Linux-based systems and shell scripting
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with monitoring technologies like ELK, Prometheus, Grafana, etc.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with build automation technologies like Maven, Jenkins, etc.


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 15+ years of experience

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Travel Required:

None

Telecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:

USA VA Chantilly

Additional Work Locations:

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.

Chantilly, 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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