Plano, Texas

Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA NY Home Office (NYHOME)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ126106

Type of Requisition:
Regular

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
None

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
None

Public Trust/Other Required:
Other

Job Family:
Software Development

Job Description:

At GDIT, our employees are driven, resourceful, and unwavering. As a Senior Software Developer, you will be trusted to modernize mission-critical Financial Systems. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you'll play an essential part in preparing our nation for the future.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own. Bring your creativity to help us find simple solutions to complex problems.

This position works under the general guidance of the Project Director, and in a fast-paced, rapidly changing, collaborative environment. The Senior Software Developer has strong troubleshooting and analytical skills, strong critical thinking, complex problem solving, appropriate judgment, and decision-making skills.

The Senior Software developer will research design, develop, test and/or modify enterprise-wide systems and/or application software. Additionally, the candidate for this position:

  • Performs all phases of the software development lifecycle
  • Analyzes 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
  • Provides analysis for reports on software project specifications, activities, or status
  • Thoroughly documents the software or system for future maintenance and updates
  • May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals
  • May serve as a team or task lead

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    • BA/BS or equivalent, 5+ years of experience
    • Configuring Workflows and Business rules using low code platforms
    • Building browser-based applications that conform to Section 508 compliance
    • Integration using Representational State Transfer (REST) Application Programming Interfaces
    • Prior experience with containerization and associated toolsets
    • Prior experience with relational databases, preferably Oracle and/or DB2
    • Prior experience in agile development environments
  • Preferred Technical Skills:
    • Ruby on Rails
    • MySQL
    • Elasticsearch
    • jQuery, React
    • Redis, Resque
    • Java
    • Play
    • Devops and AWS
    • RESTful APIs
  • Outstanding Candidates:
    • Handle demanding situations with clarity, focus and professionalism, and to respond quickly to quick turnaround taskers.
    • Resolve issues with little oversight; ability to gather and analyze information skillfully and develop alternative solutions
    • Have excellent oral and written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to communicate complex topics to management and other stakeholders
    • Use their interpersonal skills to collaborate with customers and internal cross-functional teams
    • Work independently, as well as interact regularly with government and non-government stakeholders at multiple levels of authority
    • Use excellent analytical skills, including the ability to integrate information from multiple sources
    • Are self-motivated, well-organized, and exhibit strict attention to detail
    • Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully; develop alternative solutions; Critical thinking and creative problem solving
    • Understand and manage customer expectations and software implementation methodology
    • Prioritize and work on multiple projects at the same time, including the ability to plan, prioritize, and execute multiple initiatives/deadlines autonomously and shift priorities as necessary

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:
  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

The likely salary range for this position is $80,000 - $120,000, 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:
Less than 10%

Telecommuting Options:
Remote

Work Location:
Any Location / Remote

Additional Work Locations:

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.

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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 

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