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Job Ref:  2016-11952
Employer:  General Dynamics US
Country:  United States
County/State:  Virginia
City:  Herndon
18/10/2016 05:16
Job Description

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.


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.


10-15 years of related software development experience.

Contract Required SKills:

  • Web development experience with (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript)

  • Development experience in Java

  • Some experience with PHP is required

  • Ability to write scripts (Powershell, Unix/Linux, PHP JavaScript, Python) for automation of web server and web application deployments

  • Good understanding of engineering processes and generating documents

  • Familiar with Linux or Windows operating systems: CentOS, RedHat, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 or 2012, Windows 7

  • Database interfacing and/or DBA experience: MS SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Contract Desired Skills:

Experience with at least one application migration to Amazon Web Services

  • Experience with Joomla/Joomla Extensions

  • Experience with GitHub

  • Familiarity with development on Windows operating systems: Windows Server 2008, Windows 7

  • Familiarity with development on Linux operating systems: AWS Linux, CentOS

  • Experience with any of the following:
Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)

Auto Scaling for Linux


AWS Elastic Beanstalk

Auditing Changes to Amazon EC2 Security Groups


Amazon DynamoDB

Amazon Redshift

AWS OpsWorks

AWS Tools for Powershell

Amazon CloudWatch

Using Dynamic Registration and Dashboards for Amazon EC2 Instances

Amazon CloudFront for Dynamic Content Acceleration


Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)

Elastic Block Store (EBS)

Elastic Load Balancing

Simple Storage Service (S3)

AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)

Contract Required Certifications: AWS Certification

Contract Job Description:

The selected candidate will take on the role of a Web Engineer. You must be experienced developing (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript). The candidate will support multiple efforts to support customer requirements which include documenting baselines and migration procedures for both custom developed applications and COTS application suites.

Core Hours 0930 - 1430

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial NA approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support NA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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