General Dynamics Information Technology Software Engineer in Bolling AFB, District Of Columbia

Job Description

Researches, designs, develops and/or modifies enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software.

  1. Designs and codes software components, units, and modules that meet product specifications and development schedules.

  2. Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.

  3. Tests and debugs assigned components and units.

  4. Participates in large system and subsystem planning.

  5. Collaborates with hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems and works with them to resolve incompatibilities.

  6. Writes and updates technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials.

  7. Troubleshoots problems and provides customer support for software operating systems and application issues.

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

Specifically provide:

Technical support on computer hardware and software, that enables a robust technical environment providing hardcopy and scanned replication of historical satellite and airborne film based imagery.

Develop and capture functional requirements.

Define mission application Operating System requirements and application performance requirements.

Provide Linux software code updates to maintain the customer system in compliance with customer standards.

Package and Test IAVAs (mission applications)

Assist with the updating of the customer system. Specifically:

  • Publishing Mission data.

  • Provide subject-matter expertise in the area of server side scripting (e.g. PHP, JAVA coding).

  • Assist with third party vendor software changes.

  • Coordinate with the infrastructure service provider (ISP) on all changes and outages.

  • Backup the mission application with each change, and no later than monthly.

  • Prepare mission application for restore activities, as required and in conjunction with each back-up.

  • Provide Incident and Problem Management. Specifically, multi-level problem and root cause analysis - mission application service.

  • Provide data dissemination Specifically:

  • Conduct electronic data dissemination

  • Coordinate with all ASP providers to ensure mission continuity. Specifically, to ensure that software and hardware changes and upgrades are compatible.

  • Provide technical and administrative planning support to migrate system to the cloud in accordance with DCID 6/3 and customer cloud requirements.

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


5-8 years of related software development experience.

Desired experience includes:

JBOSS Server, Apache Web Server, ESRI ArcGIS, OpenGeo Server, Oracle Spatial, PostgreSQL + PostGIS, Microsoft Windows Server, and Oracle DB experience

Four years of aggregated relevant experience on the above-listed qualifications

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Job ID2018-38653

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelTop Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Full/Part TimeFull Time