Applications Developer (junior level)

USA-VA-Fairfax | USA-MA-Taunton
3 weeks ago
Job ID
# Positions
Information Technology
Hiring Company
GDMS - Legacy GDAIS Rate Structure

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or related field is required or equivalent experience.




No Clearance Required.  Due to the nature of work performed at our facilities, US citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Applications Developer.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.




The Application Developer responsibilities include:


Collaborating with a team of IT and business professionals to set specifications for new applications


Designs creative prototypes according to specifications


Writes high quality source code to program complete applications within schedule deadlines


Ensures application interoperability with IT infrastructure components while ensuring compliance with wide-ranging information security requirements


Ensures application integration interoperability with other applications or subsystems (e.g. interface management, data integration systems, job automation)


Performs unit and integration testing before launch


Troubleshoots and debug applications


Evaluates existing applications to reprogram, update and add new features


Develops technical documents to accurately represent application design and code


Recommends coding fixes to resolve outstanding issues and work to enhance applications to automate business process as best possible


Performs other duties as directed


Moderate business travel required




Understands business stakeholder requirements, gain a thorough understanding of their desired business outcomes, and how they translate in application features

Evidence of ability to follow detailed task direction and instructions on tasks of limited scope using entry level understanding of the Applications Admin discipline


Basic knowledge of programing languages.  Prefer C# but willing to train if have exposure to  Java


Demonstrates personally accountable behavior and shows initiative and enthusiasm on assignments


Clear & concise oral & written communication skills






BS in Computer Science or equivalent.


Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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