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General Dynamics Information Technology Senior Software Developer in West Des Moines, Iowa

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Job Family: Software Development

Daily responsibilities include:

  • Design and code efficient software systems, components, units, and modules that meet product specifications, executional time constraints, and development schedules in SQL & PL/SQL.

  • Review, test, debug, and tune software components implemented by yourself and others.

  • Understand and maintain existing SQL & PL/SQL solutions.

  • Analyze data to develop understanding of validity, variance, and relationships to other data sets.

  • Develop relational data structures for compliance with and integration into larger relational data models.

  • Maintain existing data models as data expands and changes.

  • Develop processes to intake and integrate new data sources into relational data warehouses using data validation and ETL (Extract, Transform, & Load) methodologies.

  • Translate business needs and solutions into technology independent language.

  • Interpret business documentation into technical implementation.

  • Work with business analysts to improve understanding and documentation of customer needs and technical solutions.

Occasional responsibilities include:

  • Research new technologies and solutions.

  • Perform systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.

  • Participate in large system and subsystem planning.

  • Advise hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements.

  • Collaborate with hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems and works with them to resolve incompatibilities.

  • Write and updates technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials.

  • Provide customer support for software operating systems and application issues.

  • Develop and/or maintain knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

  • Participate in special projects as required.

5+ years of related software development experience. Including, but not limited to, planning and implementation of new software solutions. Knowledge of object oriented programming concepts a plus.

3+ years of direct experience in SQL and/or PL/SQL or closely related procedural language. Experience must come from a majority of daily time spent on these technologies.

Assertive and clear communication skills required.

Ability to be proactive in taking ownership of tasks and their solutions required.

Availability to travel 1-2 weeks per year desirable.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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.