Senior Principal Software Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2019-01-05
General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Stennis Space Center
Mississippi
United States

***TEMPORARY POSITION WITH BENEFITS AND WHICH COULD BECOME REGULAR EMPLOYEE POSITION***

 

 

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is looking for Sr. Principal Software Engineer to support NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) located at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.  This position develops, implements, and maintains scientific data workflows and software within the NCEI’s service-oriented architecture in support of data analysis and product development, to include upload to and extraction from digital databases and other data sources, stores, formats, and data aggregates, for REST-based consumption by web applications and scientific computing software.  This position also provides operations and maintenance support to in-house developed services and other linux scripts that collect and ingest coastal, ocean and other related environmental data into a geospatial database.  Experience with Python and certifications for Scrum Master and Cloud Development are preferred.    

 

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

 

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.