Software Developer Senior

General Dynamics Information Technology - Herndon, VA3.8

Job Description

Work with the customer and development team to understand the needs and priorities to design implementation architecture solutions.

Apply technical knowledge with customer modernization roadmap and architectural requirements to meet business and IT needs, ensuring technical viability of new projects and successful deployments, orchestrating key resources and infusing key infrastructure technologies.

Develop deep relationships with key customer IT decision makers, who drive long-term cloud adoption.

Maintain and advance deep technical skills and knowledge, keeping up to date with market trends and competitive insights, and share within the technical community.

Be an AWS Platform evangelist with customers and external communities

Evaluate existing architectures, identify gaps, and propose courses of action to improve stability, availability, manageability, and costs;
Create architectural guidelines and standards;
Design, develop, and implement hybrid cloud environments;
Design, implement, and execute Backup and Recovery and Business Continuity processes;
Design, implement, and execute security standards;
Monitor environments for security vulnerabilities and take actions to remediate and/or mitigate risks ;
Perform troubleshooting and root cause analysis;
Monitor applications and services within the environments, take actions to resolve issues and implement strategies to prevent future occurrences;
Monitor AWS maintenance and outages, assess impact, and develop strategies to minimize impact;
Create and follow up on AWS support tickets.

BA/BS Computer Science or related field



5-10 years of IT infrastructure development experience;
Strong AWS experience especially in the following services (VPC, EC2, IAM, CloudFormation, S3, Route53, Security);
Strong Linux experience;
Strong networking experience;
Strong networking and systems security background;
Scripting experience especially in bash and python;
Experience deploying and managing Kubernetes cluster deployments preferably within AWS;
Experience deploying and managing DCOS cluster deployments preferably within AWS;
Experience managing environments having deployments of Kafka, Storm, ElasticSearch, Cassandra, HTTPS services and applications;
Strong background in Devops related practices such as CI/CD, infrastructure automation, and infrastructure as code;
Experience with the following development and Devops related tools: Git, Jenkins, Bitbucket;
Teamwork and communication skills.

Java development experience including usage of Spring Boot and Maven;
Experience supporting large AWS deployments using a multi-account organizational structure;
Experience supporting Node.js application deployments as docker images;
Experience supporting Spring Boot application deployments as docker images;
Experience managing deployments of any of the following: emqttd, Prometheus, ElastAlert, Vault, ELK stack;
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.