Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Type of Requisition:

Pipeline

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

None

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

None

Suitability:

No Suitability Required

Public Trust/Other Required:

Other

Job Family:

Software Development

Job Description:

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important. 

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day. 

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into an opportunity. And our work depends on an API Developer joining our team to support the United States Postal Service (USPS) activities located in Wilkes-Barre, PA, or Remote. 

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Performs all phases of the software development lifecycle.
  • Analyze user/business needs and functionality to plan and design software systems to meet those needs.
  • Creates a variety of models and diagrams that show programmers the software code needed for an application.
  • Performs software updates, refinement, testing, and debugging to meet business needs.
  • Prepares and analyzes reports on software project specifications, activities, or status.
  • Document the software or system process for future maintenance and updates.
  • Create RESTful API based on the Java Spring framework that run as microservices on Kubernetes within Docker containers
  • Create Kafka producers based on the Java Spring framework
  • Using Apigee, implement requirements of the API layer

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • 10+ years of experience and a four (4) year degree in Computer Science or a related field is required; An equivalent combination of education or experience in computer or telecommunications architectures, systems analysis, and management of information technology may be substituted 
  • 5-8 years related to:
    • Experience with OpenAPI (OAS)/Swagger API specification development
    • Experience with Web application frameworks allowing REST, JSON, etc. integration such as Spring & Struts
    • Experience with Google Cloud Apigee (API Management)
    • Experience with Apache Kafka (including the Confluent platform)
    • Experience with Microservice development
    • Experience in Kubernetes
    • Experience in Docker
    • Experience with container orchestration (Openshift, Rancher, etc.)
    • Experience with Drupal Content Management System

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU: 

  • Full-flex work week 
  • 401K with company match 
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you 
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams 

Note: The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years. The selected candidate cannot have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days and no more than 180 cumulative days.  

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The likely salary range for this position is $75,599 - $126,250, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Travel Required:

None

Telecommuting Options:

Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:

USA PA Wilkes-Barre

Additional Work Locations:

Any Location / Remote

Total Rewards at GDIT:

Our benefits package for all US-based employees includes a variety of medical plan options, some with Health Savings Accounts, dental plan options, a vision plan, and a 401(k) plan offering the ability to contribute both pre and post-tax dollars up to the IRS annual limits and receive a company match. To encourage work/life balance, GDIT offers employees full flex work weeks where possible and a variety of paid time off plans, including vacation, sick and personal time, holidays, paid parental, military, bereavement and jury duty leave. To ensure our employees are able to protect their income, other offerings such as short and long-term disability benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment, personal accident, critical illness and business travel and accident insurance are provided or available. We regularly review our Total Rewards package to ensure our offerings are competitive and reflect what our employees have told us they value most.

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Florida, Montana, Tennessee, Texas, or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement. 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.

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

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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