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Sr Software Engineer in Philadelphia at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 2/28/2019

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Job Description

Design and develop web-based Information Systems for use on US Navy Ships.

  1. Plans, develops, tests, and documents US Navy Information System software.
  2. Generates new Java code and corrects, converts, and/or modifies existing code to meet specifications.
  3. Prepares detailed specifications from which code will be written. This includes software requirements documents, user stories and test plans.
  4. Writes and updates technical documentation such as users’ manuals, product specifications, and training materials.
  5. Performs a variety of testing procedures on assigned products, analyzes test results, and corrects problems.


Job Requirements

  1. 5-10 years of programming experience.
  2. Strong object oriented programming skills (Java highly preferred, C# may be okay for a strong candidate)
  3. Experience with version control software, such as SourceSafe, Subversion, Git (preferred), etc.

Must have active Secret clearance or the ability to obtain a Secret clearancse

  1. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  2. Desire, interest and proven capabilities to operate in a fast-paced team environment with distributed areas of expertise.
  3. A proven ability to initiate, investigate and solve technical issues with minimized technical oversight.
  4. Strong problem solving and debugging skills towards the identification and resolution of software issues.
  5. A key interest and proven pursuit of a strong desire to increase scope and depth of technical expertise.



  1. Programming languages – Java, JavaScript. Experience with Java Streams and CDI a big plus.
  2. Relational Databases – PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server. Time series database experience a plus.
  3. Operating systems – Windows, RedHat or other Linux Shell administration and programming
  4. Frameworks – JSF, ReactiveX
  5. Experience working with DoD and in a CMMI environment a plus.

    Must be able to obtain/maintain Secret clearance.

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.