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Senior Python Developer in San Diego, California
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 28,000 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 - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Builds and codes applications and/or models using various computer programming languages.

1. Plans, develops, tests, and documents highly complex applications programs.
2. Generates new code and corrects, converts, and/or modifies existing code to meet specifications.
3. Prepares detailed specifications from which code will be written.
4. Confers with end-users to analyze specified methods and procedures, identify problems, and document specific requirements.
5. Leads staff involved in writing and updating technical documentation such as users manuals, product specifications, and training materials.
6. Performs a variety of testing procedures on assigned products, analyzes test results, and corrects problems.

Knowledge of database management and query creation (MySQL, PSQL, MSSQL, Oracle, etc). Experience with client server programming. Experience with various integrated development environments (e.g., Eclipse, Adobe Dreamweaver, etc.).
Proficiency in programming in the following computer languages: Python, Java, XML/HTML, XSL, CAML,, CSS, Javascript, and PHP. Understands and has performed all functions of the software engineering life cycle from requirements definition to production.

Bachelors Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

10-15 years of directly related computer programming experience.
- Experience with SSC PAC Desired (Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific)
Strong Python, SQL and LDAP (queries) experience.

Developer should know Object Oriented, Ajax, ORM, Framework, schemas (dB), migrating and maintain data.

Must hold Security+ certification along with an OS certification to meet 8570 requirements.

a) Python - Required
b) Web Application Framework - Required (Desired - Flask)
c) SQL/Database (DB) - Required. (Desired- PostGres)
d) Web Development - Required.
e) HTML - Required.
f) Distributed Version Control System - Desired. (Desired - Mercurial)
g) Templating Language - Desired. (Desired - Jinja2)
h) Object Relational Mapping - Required (Desired - SQL Alchemy)

Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Secret clearance required, U.S. Citizenship required.

Additional Information
Relocation No
Security Clearance Level Secret
Security Clearance Basis None
Security Clearance Polygraph None
Job ID Number 223636.1
Job Function Information Technology
Potential for Deployment No
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