Chief Engineer (CE) of Motion GEOINT Services Flex/Hybrid workplace options

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Software Engineering
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ135414

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

General Dynamics Information Technology has an opening for a Fairfax, Virginia based Chief Engineer (CE) of Motion GEOINT Services.

The CE is responsible for the overall technical direction and execution for the AEC III Program development team and other efforts in the Multi-Int business of the Space and Intelligence Systems (SIS) Intelligence, Intelligence Solutions (IS) business area. The CE position is similar to an Integrated Product Team (IPT) lead or a Program Technical Manager (PTM). In this position, the candidate is required to support the development of systems and capabilities centered on our MAAS baseline and offshoot capabilities. The CE will create consensus among the development team, the government team, and the program manager. This position is a leadership position for our organization that performs our SAFe-compliant agile software development process.

Developing mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At General Dynamics Information Technology, you'll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.

We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customer's missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar space and everything in between.

As a Chief Engineer you'll perform software requirements analysis, system integration activities, lead research and design, develop and test software and tools, to include development of new work products or enhancing existing applications, systems or embedded products. We will rely on your experience and knowledge to solve the hardest technical problems facing the company, often requiring the utmost creativity and innovation. it's your chance to step up to the challenge and prove you're ready to lead the world.

What you'll experience:

  • Technologies that aren't just top-notch, they're often top-secret
  • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's next
  • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it's discovered What you bring to the table:
  • A Bachelors of Science in Engineering, a related specialized area or field and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience
  • Substantial leadership skills and proven team building and motivation skills
  • Proven problem-solving skills in complex environments
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time if necessary What sets you apart:
  • Skilled at applying and executing highly advanced technologies, principles, theories and concepts
  • Strong ability to work with leadership team to plan and execute tactical and strategic efforts
  • Strong ability to lead, mentor, and motivate experienced technical staff
  • High level of proficiency in project management, including managing to budgets, schedules, and technical execution
  • Through proactive leadership, creates an environment where the impact of technology on the business is clearly recognized
  • Use JIRA to manage daily, sprint, and increment metrics, performance, and backlogs
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate across multiple locations


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 the status of the federal contractor mandate and 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.