Systems Engineer Expert: TS/SCI with polygraph required

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Systems Engineering
Location
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ89987

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Software Engineer will design, develop, code, test, and debug complex new software products, or make significant enhancements to existing software. The ideal candidate is a hands-on platform builder with significant experience in developing scalable data platforms, with experience in business intelligence, analytics, data science and data products. They must have strong, firsthand technical expertise in a variety of configuration management and big data technologies and the proven ability to fashion robust scalable solutions that can manage large data sets. They must be at ease working in an agile environment. This person should embody a passion for continuous improvement and innovation.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience
  • Minimum of eight (8) years current and related software development experience

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies. Experience with programming in Java. Capable of delivering on multiple competing priorities with little supervision. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Hands-on experience and is familiar with one or more of the following software/tools:

  • Experience with build automation technologies like Maven, Jenkins, etc.
  • Experience with modern programming languages like Python, Scala, etc.
  • Experience with building APIs and services using REST, SOAP, etc.
  • Experience with Elastic Search and relational databases.

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

Hands-on experience with distributed computing systems: Hadoop, Elastic, Spark, EMR, Databricks, or other Knowledge of AWS Cloud technologies: EC2, S3, SQS, SNS, VPC, ELB Knowledge of servers operating systems: Linux, Windows Strong problem-solving skills Ability to comprehend database methodologies Focus on continual process improvement with a proactive approach to problem solving Ability to follow directions and finish taskings

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Research, design, develop and/or modify enterprise-wide systems and/or application software. Develop complex data flows or make significant enhancements to existing pipelines. Research emerging technologies to determine impact on application execution. Test software development methodology in an agile environment. Provide ongoing maintenance, support and enhancements in existing systems and platforms. Collaborate cross-functionally with data scientists, analyst, project managers and other engineers. Troubleshoots complex problems and provides customer support for software systems and application issues. Provide recommendations for continuous improvement. Work alongside other engineers on the team to sustain and advance our organization’s capabilities.

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.