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General Dynamics Information Technology Python Developer in Sioux City, Iowa

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

Job Family: Software Engineering

GDIT is looking for a passionate, skilled and driven Software Engineer to help our Navy team with building solutions and driving value to our customers. Our ideal candidate will have experience with deploying, configuring, and maintaining performance and event monitoring solutions, and a good understanding of software development best practices.


  • Building upon the ScienceLogic platform to integrate with and monitor diverse technologies.

  • Under minimal direction, contribute to building and maintaining highly scalable Python processes for the purpose of data collection, manipulation, data pruning, trending and analytics, etc.

  • Writing and maintaining unit tests and other automated tests

  • Building upon the ScienceLogic platform to integrate with and monitor diverse technologies with a focus on Splunk and ServiceNow

  • Contribute to the review and maintenance of product backlog, as well as assisting in the implementation of features while adhering to sound Engineering principles.

  • Advocating for the team's needs as part of backlog maintenance

  • Take an active role in understanding and prioritizing technical debt.

  • Contribute to the review and correction of defects.

  • Work in a collaborative and Agile environment that is geared towards a Continuous Delivery mechanism, exhibiting strong time management and communication skills; as well as flexibility/agility to changing environments.

  • Actively contribute in Scrum reviews, standups, retrospectives and backlog grooming.

  • Brief customers on phone or in person for project kickoffs, progress reviews, or closeouts

  • Travel to customer site, customer engagements, or GDIT office when required

  • Have a proactive attitude and a willingness to “go the extra mile” to get the job done

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience in lieu of degree

  • 2+ years supporting the creation of Python, Shell, and Bash automation scripts

  • Development of custom APIs (e.g. transforming SNMP MIBs into an API using XML wrappers)

  • Must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance

  • Experience supporting ScienceLogic and ServiceNow is a plus

  • Shell, Bash, and Python scripting experience is a plus

  • Proven development experience in application customization using scripting, forms, lists, tables, Business Rules, UI Scripts, Workflows, Flow Designer, PowerPacks, etc. to deliver solutions that meet requirements.

  • Strong organization and time management skills while working in a rapid solution deployment environment

  • Must be able to identify and learn new technologies quickly

  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills

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.