Senior Software Developer - 100% Remote!
Company: General Dynamics Information Technology
Posted on: January 15, 2022
**Type of Requisition:** Regular
**Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:** None
**Public Trust/Other Required:** None
**Job Family:** Software Development
The Mission of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veteran
Benefits Administration (VBA) is to provide benefits to our
Veterans that they have earned through military service. Under VBA,
the Office of Business Integration (OBI) is tasked with improving,
simplifying and accelerating delivery of benefits to our Veterans.
In meeting these goals, OBI strives to acquire managed service
solutions that are effective and use efficient Information
Technology (IT) to achieve desired VBA results. Your contributions
as a Senior Software Developer will be vital to providing a
positive, high-quality benefits delivery to our nation's
We are seeking a **Senior Software Developer** with strong skills
and hands-on experience in a DevOps environment to support the
development of and continued enhancements to support a progression
from a paper-based system towards an automated (or
computer-assisted) processing environment. Your contributions and
leadership will be vital to providing a high quality user
experience to our customers. You will utilize your highly
proficient Java skills to incorporate new technologies into the
In your role as the Senior Software Developer, you will work within
agile teams to develop customer-centric applications that support
Veterans and their families in receiving benefits and services. You
will perform complex analysis, design, development, testing, and
debugging of computer software ranging from operating system
architecture integration and software design to selection of
computer systems, language, and/or equipment. Your activities will
include designing, coding, and testing of systems using test driven
development techniques and improving overall performance of any
application or module under examination.
This is a challenging, and rewarding, job that requires a top
performer who is able to keep on point, communicate quickly and
clearly with a large stakeholder group, and provide an organized
and calm response to issues and problems. You will be required to
be a quick learner who can readily adapt to new technologies and
rapidly changing requirements.
**As the Senior Software Developer, you will:**
+ Design and build solutions consistent with enterprise
architecture reference standards.
+ Work closely with the technical and leadership teams to actively
identify and log technical issues or risks associated with a
project, escalating them, as appropriate, and possibly implementing
mitigation strategies for risk prevention and timely
+ Work with a team of developers who are responsible for multiple,
complex, cross-functional projects by providing training,
mentoring/coaching, setting priorities/direction, monitoring
quality, and evaluating performance.
+ Communicate effectively even when not interacting face-to-face.
Must have outstanding verbal, interpersonal and written
+ Work with business partners of varying levels to understand,
expand, and gather system requirements.
+ You will have the opportunity to contribute on an individual
basis as well as demonstrate your strengths as a team player.
**Required/minimum qualifications** :
+ Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
+ 10+ years of relevant work experience as a Developer.
+ Java development experience with demonstrated skills in Patterns,
framework, and 3 or 4-tier service-layer platforms.
+ Hands-on experience in DevOps best practices, processes and
+ Proficient on Linux platforms with knowledge of various scripting
languages, developing highly available and responsive web
+ Strong skills and expertise with back-end SOAP and RESTful
+ Experience supporting deployments, troubleshooting issues, etc.
in a clustered environment.
+ Knowledge of Cloud technologies and developing software using
Java and relational databases.
+ Strong experience and skills at diagnosing exception stack-traces
and examining application log files as well as oracle table
+ Candidate must be a US Citizen or Green card holder to be
considered for this position.
+ Must be able to obtain and maintain a public trust.
+ Experience with Maven and Jenkins (ideally in a multi-server
build farm) and Nexus.
+ Experience with JDBC and JEE technologies with ability to
facilitate the sharing and exploration data through easy to use
graphical interfaces and API endpoints.
+ Proficiency in Grails to incorporate new technologies into the
+ Previous experience with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
+ Experience with AI and/or OCR technologies is highly desired.
**Attributes for Success:**
+ Enthusiasm for learning and results oriented in a team
+ Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making
+ Excellent problem solving skills with ability to analyze
situations, identify existing or potential problems and recommend
+ Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy,
professionalism, and a cooperative attitude.
+ Experience leading and mentoring other developers and providing
technical specs and/or documentation.
+ Ability to be flexible to handle multiple priorities.
+ Veteran status highly desired.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety
of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may
require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated
against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the
status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site
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.
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