General Dynamics Information Technology ETL Expert Software Developer w/Polygraph in Herndon, Virginia

Job Description

Researches, designs, develops and/or modifies enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software. ETL stands for Extract, Transform and Load. The engineers on this team use tools to perform ETL activities. The size of the files can range from very small to very large (hundreds of GB) in size.

Required Experience/Knowledge:

  • ETL Experience- particularly the TRANSFORM aspect of data

  • General familiarity populating/loading data into databases

  • Scripting language experience, as well as, string manipulation experience

    Desired Experience/Knowledge:

  • User-level knowledge of Pentaho, or similar ETL tools such as INFORMATICA, is preferred

  • Experience mapping datasets to a predetermined model

  • Familiarity with various databases (Oracle and Netezza) and associated utilities (such as SQL Loader, SQL Developer and SQuirreL)

  • User-level understanding of JIRA is helpful

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

  1. Designs, develops, codes, tests and debugs highly complex new software products or makes significant enhancements to existing software.

  2. Develops and applies advanced methods, theories, and research techniques in the investigation and solution of complex and advanced software applications and problems.

  3. Resolves highly complex hardware/software compatibility and interface design considerations.

  4. Conducts investigations and tests of considerable complexity.

  5. Factors emerging technologies and product supportability into design and implementation.

  6. Provides input to staff involved in writing and updating technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials.

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

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

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

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

  11. Serves as a technical team or task leader.

  12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  13. Participates in special projects as required.

Education

  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.

Qualifications

10-15 years of related software development experience.

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.

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Job ID2018-43850

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelTop Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Full/Part TimeFull Time