Sr Princ Engineer, Software - Military veterans preferred

2018-10-23
General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee


Herndon
Virginia
United States

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

 
Expertise at configuring AWS/C2S Cloud environments following best practices.
• Assemble and integrate cloud operating platforms using open source & partner tools.
• Integrate infrastructure builds with continuous code deployment processes.
• Build automated deployments using configuration management playbooks and recipes.
• Ensure the performance, reliability, security and ease of maintenance for deployments.
• Measure success through the hand-over and successful adoption of solutions.
• Apply knowledge of the latest trends in the DevOps industry.
Qualifications:
• Experience working in a Linux environment
• Experience with Amazon Web Services
• Implementing build pipelines with Git commit hooks (Code Commit/Code Deloy), Jenkins plug-ins, configuration management and AMI builders.
• Using configuration management with tools like Ansible, Chef and Puppet.
• Creating automation scripts with Python, bash (Cloud Formation, Cloud Init)
• Linux OS and package management.
• RDS and NoSQL storage (DynamoDB).
• Experience building and running Docker containers is a plus.
• AWS Developer, SysOps or DevOps Certification is a plus.
 

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.

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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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.