General Dynamics Information Technology Software Developer in Reston, Virginia
o Develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirementso Provides specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, use of COTS/GOTS in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software componentso Designs, implements, and integrates software applications or performs software engineering taskso Utilizes software engineering and design methodologies appropriate to the development, integration, and production environmento Ensures efficient delivery of software engineering capabilities using industry standards and repeatable processeso Mitigates risks, controls costs and schedule variance, and effectively manages large scale, integrated software projectso Reviews and tests software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results
BA/BS, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.
Skills and Tasks. Complex - develops new concepts and processes. Analyzes root causes and resolves issues. Supports more junior level technicians and specialists in their activities. Can perform all tasks of lower level technicians or specialists.o Leadership/Management. Works individually, actively participates on integrated teams, and may also lead a task, project or team.o Guidance. Requires guidance and direction from more senior level technicians, specialists, and managers only when dealing with new, uncertain situations. Provides guidance to lower level technicians and specialists.o Training and Certifications. DoD 8570 compliance or information assurance certification commensurate with technical objectives and services required within the task order. Applicable software or hardware training and certifications commensurate with the technical objectives, services required, and IT environment specified within the task order.
o Capabilities and additional Requirements. In addition to Standard Characteristics of Labor Category, develops or implements algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards. Assists with developing and executing test procedures for software components. Writes or reviews software and system documentation. Develops software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, confers with users or system engineers; analyzes systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigates problem areas. Serves as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project. Modifies existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance. Designs, develops and modifies software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design. Designs or implements complex database or data repository interfaces/queries.o Education and Experience. HS/GED + 8 years Associates Degree + 6 years Bachelor’s Degree + 4 years Master’s Degree + 2 years PhD + 0 years
For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.
Job FunctionInformation Technology
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