• Software/Applications Architect - Secret Government Clearance Required

    Job Locations USA-VA-Alexandria
    Posted Date 5 months ago(11/8/2018 12:22 PM)
    Requisition Number
    Number of Positions
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    IMPACTFUL WORK. SMART SOLUTIONS. MEANINGFUL CAREERS. Come join a fortune 500 company that touches the lives of millions in the Information Security Community. Our office has a comfortable dress code and our team spirit is evident in our everyday work environment.  We seek a candidate to perform the following tasks:


    • Researches, designs, develops and/or modifies enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software.
    • Leads the research and development of new software products and applications in support of Technical Security Systems migration and integration initiatives.
    • Conceives, designs, prototypes, and tests new methods, algorithms, and models.
    • Defines architecture requirements and performance standards to meet or exceed management and customer specifications.
    • Identifies and directs resolution of complex hardware/software interface issues.
    • Advises hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements.
    • Prepares reports on analyses, findings, and project progress, and presents results to management and/or customer personnel.
    • Serves as the primary customer interface to resolve problems and ensure requirements are met on a timely basis.
    • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced software engineers, and may have supervisory responsibilities.
    • Serves as a technical team or task leader.
    • May provide expertise to multiple projects and tasks.
    • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
    • Participates in special projects as required.


    • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, certification or work/military experience.
    • Masters Degree Preferred.


    • 15-20 years of related software development experience.
    • Experience with hands-on debugging, use of SDKs for application integration, automation through code (Chef, Puppet, Ansibel, etc.) preferred.
    • Active Secret clearance.

    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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