General Dynamics Information Technology Software Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Description

Software Engineer


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

  • Participates in the design and coding of software products.

  • Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.

  • Prepares comprehensive test plans and conducts tests.

  • Analyzes test results and recommends moderately complex corrections to more experienced software engineers.

  • Designs and develops compilers, assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems.

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

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

  • Troubleshoots problems and provides customer support for software operating system and application issues.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  • Participates in special projects as required.



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



  • Knowledge of software engineering principles, methods, and techniques.

  • Knowledge of the associated hardware, software, and equipment.

  • Writing software in a Linux environment.

  • Software development with scripting languages such as: Linux shell, Perl, and Python.

  • FORTRAN experience.

  • Use of code repository systems and industry recognized configuration management concepts.

  • Use of standards and engineering principles when developing software.


  • Experience with Web Application development.

  • Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) development.

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. 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.

Requisition ID2018-42430

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Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelSecret

Full/Part TimeFull Time