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Principal Software Engineer with Polygraph in Herndon at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Herndon
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/30/2018
  • Job ID:
    2018-48899

Job Description

Researches, designs, develops and/or modifies enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software.

  • Demonstrated hands-on development experience with Javascript required, other programming languages such as Java, C, Ruby on Rails highly desired
  • Experience developing in an Agile enterprise software development environment
  • Experience working with Unix/Linux/Windows environments
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with the software development life cycle and best practices
  • Demonstrated on the job experience or training with AWS/C2S

1. Designs, develops, codes, tests, and debugs complex new software products, or makes significant enhancements to existing software.

2. Researches and integrates design strategies, product specifications, development schedules, and user expectations into product capabilities.

3. Resolves complex hardware/software compatibility and interface design considerations.

4. Conducts investigations and tests of considerable complexity.

5. Researches emerging technologies to determine impact on application execution.

6. Provides input to staff involved in writing and updating technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials.

7. Troubleshoots complex problems and provides customer support for software operating systems and application issues.

8. Advises hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements.

9. Prepares reports on analyses, findings, and project progress.

10. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced software engineers.

11. May serve as a technical team or task leader.

12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

13. Participates in special projects as required.

Job Requirements

8-10 years of related software development experience.

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.



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