Application Programmer

Clearance Level
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

REQ#: G2019-67753

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is looking for an Applications Programmer in Wilkes-Barre PA to join our team supporting the USPS. 


As an Applications Programmer you will:

  • Builds and codes applications and/or models using various computer programming languages.
  • Plans, develops, tests, and documents mainframe-resident and client/server applications programs.
  • Generates new code and corrects, converts, and/or modifies existing code to meet specifications.
  • Prepares detailed specifications from which code will be written.
  • Confers with end-users to analyze specified methods and procedures, identify problems, and document specific requirements.
  • Writes and updates technical documentation such as users' manuals, product specifications, and training materials.
  • Performs a variety of testing procedures on assigned products, analyzes test results, and corrects problems.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.

This program only accepts US citizens and/or Green Card Holders. The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years. The selected candidate cannot have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days and no more than 180 cumulative days.


Bachelor's Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.


A minimum of five (5) years of experience with Java/J2EE, EJB, JPA, Struts 2/Spring/JAX-RS (or similar Java Web Framework), Oracle/SQL, IBM WebSphere, Javascript, jQuery/React/Angular (or similar framework), CSS3/SASS/LESS, HTML5, RequireJS/Browserify/WebPack (or similar module loader)


Skills in containers, DevSecOps, Secure Coding practices, and the Solutions Development Framework (Docker, Jenkins, GitLab)


Strong knowledge in several of the following qualifications:

  • Facilitate design of business information systems that meet stakeholder requirements and are optimal solutions within cost and performance.
  • Facilitate designs that strengthen application core performance.
  • Knowledge/experience with Agile Methodologies
  • Ability to prepare cost estimates
  • Knowledge/experience of SDLC practices
  • Effective liaison between business and technical teams
  • Strong facilitation skills to effectively lead discussions across multiple groups
  • Change Management and Configuration Management (VersionOne, ServiceNow, etc)
  • Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)
  • Capacity Planning
  • Project Management / Project Planning
  • MS Office Suite







" 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.