Principal Software Engineer

Clearance Level
Software Development
West Des Moines, Iowa

REQ#: G2019-64847

Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

Employer:           General Dynamics Information Technology Inc.

Position:             Prinicpal Software Engineer 2019-64847

Location:             1401 50th Street Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50266

Position Description:    

  • Research, design, develop, and modify enterprise-wide systems and applications software, drawing on experience with Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE); Siebel Analytics administration tool; web analytics; OBIEE Presentation Services; OBIEE Publisher and Scheduler; and using OBIEE/Siebel Analytics to create analytical repositories, business models, reports, and dynamic dashboards.
  • Design, develop, code, test, and debug complex new software products and make significant enhancements to existing software. 
  • Research and integrate software design strategies, product specifications, development schedules, and user expectations into product capabilities. 
  • Resolve complex hardware-software compatibility and interface design issues. 
  • Advise company IT staff regarding writing and updating technical documentation, including user manuals, system documentation, and training materials. 
  • Troubleshoot complex problem and provide customer support for complex systems and applications software issues. 
  • Advise company Hardware Engineers regarding machine characteristics affecting software systems, including storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements. 
  • Generate reports regarding software development analysis, insights, and project progress. 
  • Visa sponsorship not offered.


  • Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or a related field and six years of post-baccalaureate experience evidencing demonstrable ability in the skillset described above.


6 years of relevant professional experience.

Apply online at and reference Job # 2019-64847.

No calls.


Visa sponsorship not offered.


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.