General Dynamics Information Technology | Senior Java Developer -

Senior Java Developer

General Dynamics Information Technology | Arlington, VA | Dev / Eng

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GDIT, a Federal marketplace leader in next-generation IT solutions and professional services, is seeking highly qualified and motivated IT professionals like you who are eager to contribute to our critical Homeland Security missions.  For the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM, formerly US-VISIT), GDIT performs operations and maintenance (O&M) of the Automated Biometric Identification System’s (IDENT) production and non-production environments and associated business systems.  In support of this effort, GDIT provides Task Order Management, Datacenter Operations, Disaster Recovery/Continuity of Operations, System Management and Monitoring, Service Request Management, Technology Analysis, and Non-production Support (to include Program Support Systems and Transition).

GDIT is excited to offer you a unique opportunity to join a best performing O&M team supporting one our nation’s most critical homeland missions – the storage and processing of biometric and associated biographic information for national security, law enforcement, immigration and border management, intelligence, background investigations, and associated testing, training, management reporting, planning and analysis.

GDIT is seeking a highly motivated senior developer to join our growing development and test team to develop, support, and modernize mission-critical applications for our DHS customer.  The successful candidate will help to develop, deploy, and maintain mission-critical applications under a Scrum/agile project lifecycle approach. You will also provide support and technical advice during conceptualization, development, and implementation phases to transform requirements to working solutions using an agile methodology. This includes involvement with users to define system scope and objectives, as well as contributing to design decisions. Other specific responsibilities include but are limited to:

• Coordinate with users to define system scope and objectives, as well as contributing to the design decision making process
• Work on new development and re-engineering efforts, including making system design recommendations
• Implement enhancements to existing system
• Coordinate with other developers working in parallel and perform QA/testing as needed
• Provide software development services on all tiers (UI, Java, Oracle)
• Database programming using SQL
• Team Lead responsibilities

Required Skills / Qualification
• DHS HQ EOD required to start; must be able to obtain DHS HQ Final Suitability
• Masters degree and 7+ years of relevant experience
• Experience with Java and/or C++ programming languages
• Experience in Agile development methodology
• Experience in Struts and Restful services
• Experience in developing integration software. specifically Oracle WebLogic and TIBCO
• Experience in Oracle RDBMS, PL/SQL and SQL*Plus
• Experience in UNIX/LINUX shell scripting
• Experience with test-driven development
• Proven track record as a self-learner

Desired Skills / Qualifications:
• BS or MS in computer engineering, computer science, or information systems fields of study
• 15 years as a developer with proven track record
• Experience working in IDENT system environments (both test and production)
• Significant IDENT system experience
• Strong IDENT business and workflow knowledge
• Experience implementing and configuring DevOps solutions
• Currency with latest techniques in automated code scanning, automated testing, continuous integration and continuous deployment concepts
• Experience in Jira to support configuration management in an Agile environment
• Demonstrated background in document management systems (e.g., Documentum)

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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Health & Wellness Benefits
  • Dental
  • Disability Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision
  • Wellness Programs
  • Remote Work
  • Travel
  • Work from Home
Parental Benefits
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Generous Parental Leave
  • Mother Rooms
Perks & Discounts
  • Casual Dress
  • Company Outings
  • Lunch
  • Special Discounts
Professional Development
  • Online Trainings
  • Tuition Reimbursement
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
  • 401K
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
  • Generous PTO
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days

GDIT brings critical thinkers and innovators together with cutting-edge technologies to solve our clients’ biggest challenges. We help civilian, defense, national security, and intelligence agencies take control of change and adapt to adversity in an uncertain world. For over 50 years, we have served the mission by ensuring today is secure and tomorrow is smarter.

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