Alutiiq Senior Principal Systems Analyst in Ridgecrest, California

Senior Principal Systems Analyst

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Job Description

We are looking a Senior Principal Systems Analysts with strong leadership skills that can help our team modernize a suite of web applications by applying Software Development Life Cycle and Agile best practices; using Unified Modeling Language (UML) and Object Oriented Programming/Design (OOP or OOD).

Job duties include:

  • Analyze and evaluate a suite of applications and develop a plan to modernize the code into reusable components that are easily maintainable.

  • Mentor/work with a team of less-experienced analysts to implement the modernization plan.

  • Write/update functional requirements and software design specifications.

  • Perform quality assurance review of functional requirements and software design specifications.

  • Coordinate with the client to define problems; determine data availability; report requirements; and resolve system design problems.

  • Create logical data models based on functional requirements.

  • Develop analytical tools for use in the design and redesign of systems.

  • Analyzes detail systems factors; including input and output requirements; information flow; hardware and software requirements; and reliability characteristics.

  • Maintain current knowledge of web development software technologies; relational database design; UML; OOP; and SDLC

  • Define web application architecture (with dynamic component composition, data navigation, business processes)

  • Design re-usable web components (service-oriented architecture [SOA])

  • Analyze business requirements and lead the design, architecture, and implementation of highly scalable and flexible web applications using modern technologies and asynchronous programming


Security Clearance REQUIRED: Must already possess and be able to maintain, at minimum a SECRET Security Clearance.

  • Minimum of Ten (10) years of experience with information systems.

  • Experience with .NET with C#; Java; PL/SQL with Oracle; XHTML and JavaScript.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles; methods; and techniques used in web software development.

  • 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 32,000 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/Individuals with Disabilities.

Job Location

Ridgecrest, California, United States

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We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws (“protected status”). Our management team is dedicated to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.