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Lead Systems Engineer/Software Architect

Company: General Dynamics Information Technology
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

**Type of Requisition:** Regular**Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:** Secret**Job Family:** Systems EngineeringWe are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, a Lead Systems Engineer/Software Architect is not just a singular part of our mission-it connects every one of us because it's embedded into every aspect of what we do.GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Lead Systems Engineer/Software Architect joining our team to support the USMC customer in the preferred locations of Newport, RI or San Diego, CA. (Remote acceptable)At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Lead Systems Engineer supporting a federal government customer, you will be trusted to support a software development and maintenance services team, which is evolving to an Agile environment. The team supports a C4ISR software suite and backend services that enable development and integration of external applications and data.In this role, a typical day will include:+ Scope of work includes requirements, design, implementation, testing, deployment, configuration management, information assurance, and maintenance. The Lead System Engineer will be authorized to and possess the system knowledge to manage, direct, execute and control all engineering elements on the contract.+ Lead engineering, software engineering, integration, and testing support efforts. The support shall include technical analysis, technical interchange meetings, collaborative engineering and development of test and analysis tools+ Provide assessments and recommendations on system development, improvements, optimization, or support efforts.+ Prepare technical presentations, briefings, and papers to address program management issues in such venues as technical design reviews, technical review boards, and others.+ Identify technical issues that need resolution.+ Work with applicable Government team leads to facilitate the resolution of technical issues.+ Identify risks and develop mitigation plans for identified cost, schedule, and technical issues.+ Conduct assessments and make recommendations for design, testing, and documentation utilizing full knowledge of all phases of application, analysis, and programming and research analysis techniques.+ Provide engineering solutions in support of continued operational sustainment**WHAT YOU'LL NEED****Required Qualifications:**+ Minimum 8 years of software development and design experience with at least 3 years in technical lead role+ Demonstrated ability to lead and direct cross-functional engineering teams through software development lifecycle phases+ Experience with service oriented architecture and microservices architecture design and implementations+ Working knowledge of DevSecOps processes and practices including IaC, continuous integration (CI), continuous delivery (CD) and test automation+ Experience managing software development life cycle using Agile practices (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, Lean, SAFe, etc.) and project tracking tools including Jira and Confluence+ Experience with application modernization best practices and refactoring methods for building modern and scalable software+ Familiarity with cloud architectures and deployment requirements for US DoD+ BS in a technical field or equivalent experience (Computer Science preferred)+ DoD Secret clearance**Preferred Qualifications:**+ UML design experience+ DODAF architecture or UML+ Platform One, Black Pearl or MCBOSS experience**WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:**+ Full-flex work week+ 401K with company match+ Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career+ Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators+ Ability to make a real impact on the world around youNot sure this job's the one for you? Check out our other openings at gdit.com/careers.Do you have a friend or colleague this posting describes? Let them know about the opportunity by clicking "Share."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 requirements.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.

Keywords: General Dynamics Information Technology, St. Paul , Lead Systems Engineer/Software Architect, IT / Software / Systems , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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