General Dynamics Information Technology Sr Software Engineer in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Job Description


Perform detailed analysis, design, code development, integration, and test software components, services, scripts, and applications for computer based systems supporting Special Operations Forces. Perform and support rapid development efforts to satisfy critical mission needs and new innovative capabilities that enable delivery of real-world combat effects. Enhance and update existing software components, services, and applications for integration with new and/or updated hardware and software. Create and/or update build definitions for configuring and deploying software components, services, and applications. Design and configure environment for modeling, simulation, and testing. Design and develop utility programs and tools. Work with cross-functional teams following Agile Development Methods supporting daily stand-up meetings, sprint planning, tasking, and reviews. Provide technical support to intra-organizational staff on a regular basis as well as infrequent contact with inter-organizational staff and outside customers and vendors for technical expertise. Create or update program documents such as: Software Requirements Specification (SRS), Software Design Document (SDD), Interface Control Document (ICD), Software Test Descriptions (STD), Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM), etc. Provide technical direction to junior software personnel.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Essential Qualifications:

  • Software development experience in .NET, C#, WPF, WCF required

  • Software development experience using Object-Oriented principles required.

  • Software Source Control experience with Git, SVN, TFSVC, or other software configuration management tool required

  • Experience utilizing ICDs and SRS to develop quality software solutions that fully meet all requirements required

  • Working knowledge of fundamental design principles behind developing scalable services

  • Development experience with Microsoft PowerShell

  • Experience with creation and usage of Virtual Machines

  • Working knowledge of desktop Operating Systems (Windows 10, Windows 7, Red Hat, etc.)

  • Must be detail oriented and organized and have excellent technical analysis as well as business communication skills

Highly Desired Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Publish-Subscribe Model messaging pattern and/or Service Oriented Architecture highly desired.

  • Working knowledge of tactical datalinks (SADL, HPW, L-16, etc.) highly desired

  • Working knowledge of one or more applications: PFPS, FalconView, and CoT software applications used by DoD highly desired

  • Working knowledge of MIL-STD 1553 Data Bus architecture and protocols highly desired


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

Must be DoD 8570 IAT-Level-1 compliant (Security-Plus CE preferred) certification to start; with the ability to obtain the International ISC2 CSSLP certification within 6 months of hire


5-8 years of related software development experience.

The work is performed in an office and lab environment

Possible short term TDYs to meet with users

Must be able to obtain a passport for OCONUS travel, if required

Lift over 35 LBS

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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 sectors. With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Requisition ID 2018-40294

of Openings 0

Job Location USA-FL-Fort Walton Beach

Job Function Information Technology

Security Clearance Level Secret

Full/Part Time Full Time