General Dynamics Information Technology Programmer in Suffolk, Virginia

Job Description

Builds and codes applications and/or models using various computer programming languages.

Translate application storyboards and use cases into functional applications

Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Java code

Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications

Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems

Help maintain code quality

Defines site objectives by analyzing user requirements; envisioning system features and functionality.

Designs and develops user interfaces to internet/intranet applications by setting expectations and features priorities throughout development life cycle; determining design methodologies and tool sets; completing programming using languages and software products; designing and conducting tests.

Recommends system solutions by comparing advantages and disadvantages of custom development and purchase alternatives.

Integrates applications by designing database architecture and server scripting; studying and establishing connectivity with network systems, search engines, and information servers.

Creates multimedia applications by using authoring tools.

Completes applications development by coordinating requirements, schedules, and activities; contributing to team meetings; troubleshooting development and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms.

Supports users by developing documentation and assistance tools.

Updates job knowledge by researching new internet/intranet technologies and software products; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

Enhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Education

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

Qualifications

3-5 years of directly related computer programming experience.

Must have active Secret Clearance

SKILLS:Java, Java Applets, Web Programming Skills, Teamwork, Verbal Communication, Web User Interface Design, Software Requirements, Software Development Process, Object-Oriented Design (OOD), Multimedia Content Development, Software Debugging.Proficient in Java, with a good knowledge of its ecosystems

  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming

  • Familiar with various design and architectural patterns

  • Skill for writing reusable Java libraries

  • Knowledge of concurrency patterns in Java

  • Familiarity with concepts of JDBC and RESTful

  • Experience with popular web application frameworks

  • Familiarity with Java GUI frameworks

  • Experience with both external and embedded databases

  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application

  • Basic understanding of the class loading mechanism in Java

  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes

  • Basic understanding of JVM, its limitations, weaknesses, and workarounds

  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

  • Familiarity with continuous integration

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 ID2018-44762

Number of Positions2

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelSecret

Full/Part TimeFull Time