General Dynamics Information Technology

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General Dynamics Information Technology Middleware/API Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

No Active Clearance Required

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

No Active Clearance Required


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Job Family:

Software Development

Job Description:

General Dynamics Information Technology and CSRA have united to create the premier provider of high-tech IT solutions to the government IT market. Together as General Dynamics Information Technology, we deliver cost-effective, next-generation IT solutions and services to the Department of Defense, the intelligence community and federal civilian agencies as they modernize their information systems.

ASO is currently seeking a Middleware/API Engineer to work in ASO’s dynamic software development division. This position is a DevOps position and will require the ability to take a development perspective as well as an operational perspective. As such, the position is a key contributor to the integration, design, development, implementation, maintenance, and production support for a variety of ASO systems. The position will adhere to the ASO development framework and interface with the AO IT operations processes.

  • Help establish an API-centric perspective whether the API is custom developed or a wrapper for existing or legacy API

  • Develop and support APIs on the chosen middleware platform

  • Support API usage in a polyglot programming environment including Java, C#, PHP

  • Support API usage in a diverse data environment across multiple databases and file formats

  • Gain expertise and be responsible for chosen middleware platform

  • Expertise in developing Java based API solutions primarily on a middleware platform and occasionally as custom development

  • Develop Provide full life-cycle development including design, development, testing and implementation of projects that support business goals.

  • Take ownership of projects/tasks/issues and work them through completion.

  • Develop and maintain architecture and integration documentation.

  • Participate in reviews to ensure processes support existing architecture, follow defined guidelines and coding standards and meet user requirements.

  • Monitor production ASO applications, supporting applications and integrated web services via production monitoring solutions.

  • Identify process improvements and enhancements to existing business and IT processes that will increase operating efficiencies.

  • Collaborate with end users and provide exceptional customer service by becoming a trusted business advisor.

Required skills and experience:

  • 5+ years of progressive systems development experience utilizing a full System Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

  • 5 - 7 years’ experience with Java development and associated tools; Eclipse, NetBeans

  • Experience with Middleware platforms such as JBoss Fuse, Camel library or comparable

  • Experience with ETL platforms

  • Experience with relational database development such as MySQL, Oracle, MS SQL Server

  • Experience with creating and consuming REST API services

  • Experience with other API services such as SOAP, XMLRPC

  • Tomcat and JBoss/Wildflly experience

  • Experience with the Model View Controller pattern in the context of web applications


  • Project life cycle methodology for application development

  • Agile development methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban, and Extreme Programming

  • Continuous integration tool such as Jenkins

  • JIRA work management tool is a plus

  • SVN and Git Experience

  • Windows and Linux experience

  • Familiarity with OpenShift / Docker a plus


  • Able to prioritize on delivery to production

  • Able to work a mix of short term and long term deliverables

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal

  • Strong documentation skills

  • Team player, flexible/adaptable, responsible and accountable

  • Strong problem solving and service delivery skills

  • Efficient problem identification and resolution skills

  • Value added mentality

  • Demonstration of careful attention to detail


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Information Systems Technology or 5-7 years of equivalent experience

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T elecommuting Options:

Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:

USA DC Washington - 1 Columbus Cir NE, Ste 34 (DCC004)

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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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