General Dynamics Information Technology Senior Software Engineer in Redstone Arsenal, Alabama

Job Description

The Network, System Integration and Test Environment (NSITE) is a Government owned, managed, and developed software suite. NSITE is used by the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Joint Services, and numerous labs in support of continued testing of systems employed for defense of the United States and our Allies. The NSITE software provides data collection, situational awareness, and analysis capabilities to a wide range of users who benefit from NSITE’s ability to act as an independent third-party truth teller. The NSITE team has in-depth experience in Tactical Data Links (TDL), Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Test, Enterprise Information Technology, Software and Systems Engineering and Information Assurance.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for designing, developing, deploying, and maintaining the NSITE software application suite.

  • Work on a small agile development team where success is defined by the ability to understand your path forward, effectively communicate that path, and complete the task inherent to that path in a timely matter.

  • Research advancements in computer science and related fields to help steer the product toward long term success.

  • Communicate with leadership and the customer to ensure a common understanding of requirements.

  • Document your work for the benefit of your teammates, the user, leadership, and posterity.

  • Identify and solve challenging problems by writing performant, elegant, and practical code.


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


Required Qualifications

  • Active Secret Clearance, or ability to acquire one.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering (or equivalent).

  • Proficient in C#, and in the Microsoft .NET 4.7 Framework.

  • Ability to build an intuitive User Interface (UI).

  • Knowledge of modern software engineering practices, including Agile methodologies.

  • Ability to analyze a requirement, generate a design, and produce efficient, robust, and testable software.

  • Mastery of computer science fundamentals, independent of a specific language.

  • Experience with database structures and fundamentals of database query languages, such as SQL Server and SQLite.

  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with WPF-based UI control sets, such as DevExpress.

  • Comfortable with C++ programming.

  • 5-8 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.

Job ID2018-50679

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelSecret

Full/Part TimeFull Time