General Dynamics Information Technology Software Developer in Fort Meade, Maryland

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Secret (NACLC)

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Top Secret


No Suitability Required

Job Family:

Software Development

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Software Developer!

Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible for the development of application code related to various stand-alone and embedded databases, to include query tuning and optimization of database interactions.

  • Will be required to understand the non-database code that their database development efforts will support, meaning at minimum.

  • Participate in and help to organize development activities between multiple developers to ensure consistent and reliable application delivery.

  • Work closely with database administrators to ensure proper and efficient functioning of databases.

  • Responsible for review of functional and technical requirements, documenting code and technical implementations.

  • Perform defect analysis and resolution.

  • Work as a team member with other technical staff and vendors to ensure reliable interoperability between systems.

  • Able to perform direct and advisory roles in oversight, planning and implementation of projects and initiatives.

  • Responsible for the design, planning, & integration of various database development efforts for a variety of applications.

  • Advise management and team members of risks associated with technologies and implementation approaches and identify methods of risk mitigation.

  • Conduct problem resolution and identify process improvements.

  • Coordinate with Tier III team members as well as theater Tier II team members when necessary.

Required Skills

  • BS or equivalent + 2 yrs related experience, or MS + 0 yrs experience

  • Experience working with development teams using standard development methodologies.

  • Familiarity with source control systems, preferably SVN and MS Visual Source Safe

  • Ability to learn quickly on the job with minimal supervision

  • Excellent analytical, time management, and problem solving skills are essential

  • Ability to meet with customer, obtain requirements, analyze options, and provide solutions for multiple concurrent projects.

  • As part of global engineering team, test plan & report documentation management skills are must as are MS Office/Visio/Project/PowerPoint skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including ability to interact professionally with executives, customers, vendors and department staff.

  • Must be a US Citizen

  • Willing to travel - periodic travel to Fort Meade, Maryland required, if stationed at contractor facility (McLean, VA)

  • Basic understanding of programming concepts and methodologies

Desired Skills

  • At least 5 years of experience with various database development languages, with PL/SQL being the most important.

  • SQL scripting

  • PowerShell scripting

  • Perl scripting (lower priority)

  • Web design (ASP and ASPX)

  • Experience using Visual Studio

  • C# (lower priority)

  • Other programming languages (to include Java and .NET) are beneficial and desired

  • Familiarity with Web Services and SOA concepts

  • Knowledge of database tuning and analysis methodologies

  • Commercial Experience desirable

Additional Requirements

  • Current, or ability to successfully obtain a, DoD Top Secret Clearance (Secret w/ IT I is also acceptable)

  • IAT II Certification (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCP)

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Scheduled Weekly Hours:


T elecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:

USA MD Fort Meade - 6910 Cooper Ave (MDC082)

Additional Work Locations:

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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