General Dynamics Information Technology Systems Engineer - Polygraph in Reston, Virginia

Job Description

Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems.

  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. Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.

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

  4. Develops documentation on new or existing systems.

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

  6. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.

  7. Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.

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

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

  10. May serve as a technical team or task lead.

  11. Serves as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.

  12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  13. Participates in special projects as required.

Skills-

Required:

  • Experience leading the planning (road map) and integration/implementation of large-scale COTS applications into the Sponsor’s environment

  • Experience coordinating or contributing to the phase-out and replacement of legacy applications

  • Experience gathering and communicating requirements in a software development environment

  • Ability to work with senior-level staff (portfolio-level and above), and contribute a holistic, “big-picture” perspective

  • Ability to respond quickly and thoroughly to data calls, develop and report on metrics, and support Staff as needed

  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.) and strong JIRA experience

Desired:

  • Knowledge of enterprise applications in the Sponsor’s environment, particularly those that are financial or requirements-based, strongly preferred

  • Experience with Agile Development best practices and/or ScrumMaster experience is a plus

Education

  1. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline.

  2. Masters Degree preferred.

Qualifications

10-15 years of related systems engineering 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.

Job ID2018-40762

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelTop Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Full/Part TimeFull Time