General Dynamics Information Technology Software Architect- TS/SCI- Fairfax, VA in Alexandria, Virginia

Job Description

  1. Leads the research and development of new software products and applications on the leading edge of established knowledge and standards.

  2. Conceives, designs, prototypes, and tests new methods, algorithms, and models.

  3. Defines architecture requirements and performance standards to meet or exceed management and customer specifications.

  4. Identifies and directs resolution of complex hardware/software interface issues.

  5. Advises hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements.

  6. Prepares reports on analyses, findings, and project progress, and presents results to management and/or customer personnel.

  7. Serves as the primary customer interface to resolve problems and ensure requirements are met on a timely basis.

  8. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced software engineers, and may have supervisory responsibilities.

  9. Serves as a technical team or task leader.

  10. May provide expertise to multiple projects and tasks.

  11. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  12. Participates in special projects as required.


  1. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

  2. Masters Degree Preferred.


  1. 15-20 years of related software development experience.

  2. Expert knowledge of software engineering principles, methods, and techniques.

  3. Knowledge of the associated hardware, software, and equipment.

  4. Professional certification in one or more specific technologies may be required, depending on job assignment.

  5. Must possess and maintain a Top Secret/SCI Clearance.

  6. Must meet DoD 8570 requirements and be eligible for IAT level II access upon hire for positions with elevated privileges and must obtain ITIL V3 Foundation within six months of hire.

  7. This position may be required to complete short-term deployments to austere locations worldwide

  8. The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment. The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job. #BICES and #CJPOST

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.

Job ID2018-43596

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelTop Secret/SCI

Full/Part TimeFull Time