• Senior Software Engineer, Secret Government Clearance Required

    Job Location USA-MS-Bay St. Louis
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Security Clearance Level
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    General Dynamics IT has an opening for a Software Programmer at Stennis Space Center, MS.

    Successful candidate must be able to obtain and hold a Department of Defense security clearance. Candidate must be a U.S. citizen.

    Seeking a motivated and energetic Software Developer to join our superb team of software professionals. We want a dedicated individual who wants to learn and expand their Java/C/C# and scripting expertise.

    Researches, designs, develops and/or modifies enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software. 

    • Designs and codes software components, units, and modules that meet product specifications and development schedules.
    • Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.
    • Tests and debugs assigned components and units.
    • Participates in large system and subsystem planning.
    • Collaborates with hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems and works with them to resolve incompatibilities.
    • Writes and updates technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials.
    • Troubleshoots problems and provides customer support for software operating systems and application issues.
    • Advises hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements.
    • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
    • Participates in special projects as required.



    • Plans, develops, tests, and documents client/server applications programs.
    • Generates new code and corrects, converts, and/or modifies existing code to meet specifications.
    • Prepares detailed specifications from which code will be written.
    • Confers with end-users to analyze specified methods and procedures, identify problems, and document specific requirements.
    • Writes and updates technical documentation such as users’ manuals, product specifications, and training materials.
    • Performs a variety of testing procedures on assigned products, analyzes test results, and corrects problems.
    • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
    • Reviews and evaluates software products, systems, and documentation to ensure adherence to company and customer quality standards as a member of an Agile Scrum Team.


    • 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 eligible for a Secret Security Clearance

    Requires five years’ directly related experience in software engineering, including the design, coding, testing, and documentation of computer programs Also requires knowledge of the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures used in software engineering and applications and systems development.

    Required Skills:
    • Knowledge of the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures used in computer programming.

    • Development experience with Java, C, C# and/or Java Script.

    • Tests and debugs assigned software components and units.

    • Troubleshoots problems and provides customer support for software operating systems and application issues.

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

    Desired Skills:
    • Database Application development experience

    • Experience in the development of Web applications

    • Experience working in an Agile Software Development Environment.

    • Knowledge using automated test tools.

    • Strong interpersonal presentation and communication skills.


    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. 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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