Senior Application Developer

Clearance Level
Menands, New York

REQ#: RQ75848 Senior Application Developer (Open)

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has an immediate requirement for Application Developer to support ongoing efforts to enhance the NYS MMIS (eMedNY). We are looking for a qualified Application Developer to code functional programs and applications.  You will work as part of a team and individually.  The successful candidate will have excellent knowledge of the COBOL programming language, CICS, DB2 and mainframe technologies, Java programming language, and open systems interfaces and technologies. The ideal candidate will also have an analytical mindset and a keen eye for detail.  The goal is to write “clean” and flawless code to produce fully functional software applications according to requirements and design.

This position is based at GDIT’s office at Riverview Center in Menands, NY.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform analysis, design, development, testing, documentation, maintenance and support of complex applications and processes.
  • Meet eMedNY Program standards associated with specification development, coding, code review, unit and string testing, and related documentation.
  • Create appropriate documentation artifacts associated with the SDLC stage for review and approval.
  • Assist in preparing effort and duration estimates associated with systemic enhancements.
  • Assist in production and other support activities, and resolve issues that may arise.
  • Stay abreast of industry technical and development trends, and remain current with standards.
  • Keep abreast of competitor products and industry trends.


The position requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, or a related discipline.

Required Qualifications:

  • Five (5) years of experience in the IT industry
  • Five (5) or more years of COBOL, CICS and DB2 required
  • Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • JAVA application development experience required
  • Knowledge and experience with NYS MMIS or other Healthcare
  • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) - HIPAA X12 5010 and NCPDP D.0
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to communicate with customers, support personnel, application development personnel and management
  • Ability to work in a team environment with multiple team members, as well as productively as an individual.
  • Ability to work under pressure and adhere to tight deadlines with a strong attention to detail required

Desired Qualifications:

  • IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
  • Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
  • Java (multithreaded programming)
  • Java Message Service (JMS)
  • Java Unit Testing Framework (JUint)
  • Spring Framework  (Core, Boot, Batch, Data, REST)
  • Front-end frameworks like HTML/CSS/JavaScript/jQuery, Angular JS
  • SOAP/RESTful Web Services
  • Apache Ant, Maven
  • XML Related Technologies - XSD, XPath, XSLT, etc.
  • Eclipse IDE
  • Linux
  • Knowledge of Agile Scrum methodology
  • Knowledge of Atlassian Jira and Confluence, or similar tools
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.