Senior Software Engineer - Secret Clearance

Clearance Level
Software Development
Stennis Space Center, Mississippi
Hybrid Workplace
REQ#: RQ138894
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description
General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) a leading provider of systems engineering, integration, IT service operations and support solutions, is seeking talented professionals to deliver valuable services and solutions to our customers.  GDIT has a great team consisting of experienced and knowledgeable managers who lead and support the career development objectives of our employees.  Our employees consider the company to be a solid partner in their career, with an abundance of opportunities for advancement.

GDIT is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to support the Naval Oceanographic Office at Stennis Space Center, MS. The team member will formulate and defines system scope and objectives for assigned projects. Prepares detailed specifications for programs and is responsible for program design, coding, testing, debugging and documentation.  **Relocation expenses are available. This position:
  • Participates in the design; development; analysis; and implementation of software operating systems and software application programs
  • Works under general supervision; performs software operating systems and application engineering; including full life cycle design and development
  • Works from specifications to develop and modify operating systems and software applications; participates in the design; coding; testing; debugging; and documentation of programs; participates in the definition of limited design specifications and parameters; assists engineers or analysts with the hardware/software integration of the application or utility into software operating systems
  • Analyzes system architecture requirements; performs requirements acquisition and definition and data analysis; may customize purchased applications; performs technical and subject matter research on emerging technologies to determine impacts on application execution; analyzes and documents client needs and requirements
  • Participates in the writing; modifying; and maintaining technical documentation and specifications such as user manuals; system documentation; and training materials; performs integration testing and support of various computer operating and/or network systems
  • Troubleshoots and provides customer support for software operating system and application issues; maintains current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications as assigned; participates in special projects as required.
  • 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.
  •  Reviews and evaluates software products; systems; and documentation to ensure adherence to company and customer quality standards as a member of an Agile Scrum Team.
  • Plans; develops; tests; and documents client/server applications programs.
Required Skills:
  •  Knowledge of the fundamental concepts; practices; and procedures used in computer programming.
  •  New Development experience with Python.
  • Experience with Linux operating systems.
  • Familiarity with bash Unix shell and command language. 
  • Proficiency with Perl programming language.
  •  Tests and debugs assigned software components and units.
  •  Troubleshoots problems and provides customer support for software operating systems and application issues.
  •  Writes and updates technical documentation such as user manuals; system documentation; and training materials.
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience. 5-7 years of related software development experience.
Desired Skills:
  • Experience in the development of Java and Java Script. 
  • Database Application development experience
  • Experience with ESRI geospatial software.
  • Experience working in an Agile Software Development Environment.
  • Knowledge using automated test tools.
  • Strong interpersonal presentation and communication skills.
Travel Required: None
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.