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Technical Lead / Architect

Company: General Dynamics Information Technology
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

  • *Type of Requisition:** Regular
  • *Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:** None
  • *Public Trust/Other Required:** NACI (T1)
  • *Job Family:** Software Development
    At GDIT we build cutting-edge applications that help the end user accomplish their mission.

    GDIT is your place. You make it your own. Bring your creativity to help us find simple solutions to complex problems. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you'll play an essential part in preparing our nation for the future.

    At GDIT, our employees are driven, resourceful, and unwavering. Our work depends on a Technical Lead / Architect supporting Technical Support Services (TSS) for the United States Postal Service (USPS) activities located in Eagan, MN or remote.

    **In this role, a typical day will include: (Primary Responsibilities)**

    • Lead projects that holistically look at the different elements of making API/SDK services delightful and productive for all kinds of developers and applications
    • Creating and publishing Java API/SDKs to support USPS APIs that meet business needs
    • Partnering with business, technical and architecture engineering counterparts to deliver a unified SDK for USPS API set
    • Partnering with Developer Advocates, Documentation, UX Research, Architecture and Software Engineering to deliver a delightful developer experience across the breadth of USPS APIs
    • Defining and manage the end-to-end developer experience around API/SDKs for each service
    • Define and prioritize developer scenarios, technical requirements, and product roadmaps
    • Identify system interface requirements and develop API architectures to meet the business requirements, including creation of technical architecture diagrams
    • Clarify business requirements and develop technical solutions that meet business milestones as well as directing the technical implementation
    • Lead architecture design and the development of key artifacts including, but not limited to architectural models, process diagrams, concepts of operation etc.,
    • Applies advanced knowledge and provides guidance for API/SDK updates, refinement, testing, and debugging to meet business needs
    • Provides advanced knowledge and guidance on APIs and SDK for optimal documentation and future maintenance and updates
    • May serve as a mentor to less experienced developers
      **WHAT YOU'LL NEED:**

      • Bachelor's Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline
      • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience with REST services, JAVA, PL/SQL, KAFKA
      • Knowledge/experience with DevOps or DevSecOps automation, and Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Deployment (CD), Lean, and Agile Scrum/Kanban development techniques, best practices and tools.
      • Knowledge/experience of SDLC practices
      • Knowledge/experience with End-to-end Agile Lifecycle Management, Test, Build, Deployment, Security and Application Monitoring CI/CD pipeline automation solutions (i.e., Jira, GitLab/GitHub, Selenium, Cucumber, Bamboo, Ant/Maven, Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible, Sonatype Nexus/CheckMarx, New Relic, AppDynamics etc.)
      • Change Management and Configuration Management (VersionOne, ServiceNow, etc.)
      • Desired experience with Struts, CSS, Html, Unix, Jenkins/EBS
      • Experience with cloud-native software architecture frameworks - including Open-Source and Commercial distributions (OCI-compliant containerized microservices, REST API, Kubernetes deployment and orchestration) and Cloud-based services (AWS Lambda, EKS, Azure DevOps, AKS)
      • Experience working with remote data via REST and JSON and familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Windows applications to back-end services
      • Experience with third-party libraries and APIs, particularly in Java (wrappered for .Net)
      • Java/J2EE/JEE/.Net(C#) or comparable application architecture, design and development experience
      • Development framework and design pattern experience including Model View Controller, React, AngularJS, Node.js, JSON, Spring, Hibernate, Struts, Bootstrap, Responsive UI and/or comparable
      • Working knowledge in API design and implementation as well as system integration using APIs
      • Working knowledge of various aspects of API management including orchestration and policy management, security management, traffic shaping, developer activity management, etc.
      • Familiarity with API Management tools such as Apigee or Microsoft Azure, Mashery, etc

        This is one our most important roles, and it will give you the opportunity to join a lean Application Services consulting practice to help define, execute, and grow GDIT's software development capabilities across the enterprise.

        You will have the opportunity to keep your skills sharp and continually grow by applying both traditional and emerging software development skills and technologies. We have amazing labs with access to emerging technology to build compelling solutions, pilots, and proofs. You will help define how these capabilities meet our customers current and future needs and priorities, craft technical solutions responsive to those needs, help to shape customer acquisitions, and position GDIT to win -- this is both a challenging and rewarding opportunity!

        • Full-flex work week
        • 401K with company match
        • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
        • Diverse, highly collaborative teams
          **The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years. The selected candidate cannot have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days and no more than 180 cumulative days.--- We can only accept Green Card Holders or US Citizens for this program.**

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          COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, 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, Tacoma , Technical Lead / Architect, IT / Software / Systems , Tacoma, Washington

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