General Dynamics Information Technology Principal Developer, Web-Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph in Bethesda, Maryland

Job Description

Develops, codes, deploys and maintains web applications and websites.

  1. Provides application development and technical support for customer websites.

  2. Collaborates with graphic artists to develop web page graphics that support interactive, marketing-focused content.

  3. Provides technical consultation in new systems development, new package evaluations and enhancements of existing systems.

  4. Prepares functional specifications from which programs will be written, then designs, codes, tests, debugs and documents programs.

  5. Participates in the technical design, development, testing, implementation and maintenance of website enhancements.

  6. Plans, schedules and conducts systems tests, monitors test results, and takes appropriate corrective action.

  7. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff, and may have supervisory responsibilities.

  8. May serve as a technical team or task leader.

  9. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  10. Participates in special projects as required.





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


8-10 years of related experience in web software development.

Act as the technical representative/developer for directorate for the design, creation, and deployment of specialized web applications utilized by the community.

The application utilizes the Amazon Web Service (C2S) infrastructure and many AWS tools and services.

Knowledge and familiarity with Linux, Java (Spring Model-View-Controller (MVC) framework on a Windows server, PHP and the Codeigniter MVC framework. Additionally, familiarity with version control tools, such as Git/Github/Gitlab, are desired.

Knowledge of custom JavaScript files, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), jQuery, and Bootstrap. Specifically the web application transforms user inputs into valid .xml files, as well as transforms data read from uploaded Word documents into .xml files destined for a community repository that is often queried.

Work with Oracle and MySQL databases, and assist in the migration of data to/from these databases.

Familiarity with Ruby on Rails MVC framework is highly desired, but not required

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 ID2018-42206

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelTop Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Full/Part TimeFull Time