Mid-Level C++ Software Engineer with Cloud Development Experience

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Software Engineering
Fairfax, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

C++ Programming Language


Helm (Tool)



REQ#: RQ144744
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

What you bring to the table:

  • Thorough understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories.
  • Expert at applying technical standards and methodologies to resolve issues in creative ways and help company meet financial and business objectives.
  • Very strong knowledge of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control, defect reporting and scripting. Responsibilities for this Position General Dynamics Information Technology has an immediate opening for an on-site C++ Software Engineer/Developer with AWS experience working with a company that is committed to pushing the limits of truly advanced technologies. At General Dynamics Information Technology, we create the products and services that help our service members, intelligence analysts and first responders keep our nation safe. The work we do is advanced and requires a security clearance. If you want to put your talent in the spotlight, it's waiting for you right now, right here.

We apply advanced technologies such as Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, AR/VR, and Cloud computing to solve our customer and mission challenges. As a Software Engineer, you'll work with a team of extraordinary scientists, engineers, and analysts. Together you'll perform software tasks across the development lifecycle from research, design and code through test and deployment.

  • Programming Paradigms include -- functional programming, algorithms, parallel and distributed processing, multi-threaded programming, cloud computing, scientific computing and object-oriented design.
  • Frameworks and libraries include -- Agile, Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS Lambda, AWS SQS/Kafka, Traditional Web Services, ActiveMQ, and the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Operation systems include -- Linux, Windows/NT.
  • Microservice architecture implementation.
  • Familiarity with complete SW engineering lifecycle.
  • Familiarity with generic (template) programming.
  • Familiarity with code reuse and refactoring in a rapid prototyping environment.
  • Proficiency in C++, especially modern standards (C++11, C++14, and C++17).
  • Familiarity with reading, writing, debugging, and testing C++, C, and Python.
  • Experience with profiling and optimizing source code.
  • Strong fundamentals in data structures and algorithms.
  • Familiarity with distributed programming using Amazon Web Services.
  • Familiarity with designing XML schemas and coding input/output.
  • Knowledge and experience with Continuous Development/Continuous Integration (CD/CI) technologies including Rancher, Kubernetes, Knative Eventing/Serving for CloudEvent communications, Docker Containers, Micro-services, GitLab, Helm, and Skaffold.
  • Frameworks and libraries include -- Agile, Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS Lambda, AWS SQS, Traditional Web Services and the Microsoft Office suite.

From inventing new products or enhancing existing applications, your talent and leadership abilities will be front and center.

What you'll experience:

  • Cutting edge technologies in digital signal processing, image exploitation, and machine learning/artificial intelligence.
  • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's next.
  • Opportunities to gain new knowledge through advanced research and development cycles.

What sets you apart:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Very strong knowledge of technology trends and the ability to champion new ideas, products and process improvements.
  • Ability to effectively handle complex assignments.
  • Creative thinking with the ability to effectively multi-task.
  • Very strong interpersonal skill to work collaboratively with customer and associate contractors.
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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

7 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

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.