General Dynamics Information Technology Sr Princ Engineer, Software - TS/SCI with Polygraph in Ft Belvoir, Virginia

Job Description

  1. Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, and analog or digital systems engineering.

  2. Plans upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements.

  3. Develops documentation for existing systems.

  4. Develops and conducts tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.

  5. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system and software problems.

  6. Provides system/software/specialized training and technical guidance.

  7. Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.

  8. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibility.

  9. May serve as a technical team or task lead. 10. Serves as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.

  10. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  11. 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.


10-15 years of relatedsoftware programing / development / engineering

Required: Windows, Linux, Amazon Cloud Services, Project Management; system deployments; software development (Java/J2EE) and database management. DoD 8570 certification required - Security+CE

Desired Skills: Experience with planning and executing software development / enhancements to web based applications. Combination front and back end changes. Experience working with JAVA using NETBEANS in Linux environment. Mostly project/task oriented work load; limited customer interaction.

DoD 8570 requirements Security+CE or equivalent required

CISSP/CASP or equivalent prefered

Benefits of this Position:

  • Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program

  • Professional Development Assistance – Covering the Cost of Obtaining Professional & Technical Certifications (depending on program)

  • Educational Reimbursement – toward degree programs and individual coursework

  • 401K Match – with 100% vesting on day one

  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage to keep you healthy, starting your first day

  • We know work-life balance is important, GDIT offers Paid Time Off, Plus 10 Paid Holidays

  • Parking and transit commuter benefits

    Why Work at General Dynamics IT?

  • Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field

  • Support missions that make a difference to our Nation

  • Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do

  • Thrive in the stability of a large organization, with the ability to move onto new opportunities, supporting different missions, building your career within GDIT

  • Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in the United States and the world

  • Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance

General Dynamics is a and .

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 ID 2018-40828

Number of Positions 1

Job Locations USA-VA-Ft Belvoir

Job Function Information Technology

Security Clearance Level Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Full/Part Time Full Time