Systems Engineer /Computer Scientist at General Dynamics (Baltimore, MD)

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Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Systems Engineer supporting Veterans Health Administration (VHA). GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career. The successful candidate will assist the engineering team for a VHA contract with responsibility for its technical healthcare innovative outcomes, and customer satisfaction. Today, wearable technologies, big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence, 3-D printing, and telehealth capabilities are driving significant and growing segments within the healthcare market. The candidate will have deep knowledge of healthcare innovation and automation with an emphasis on emerging technologies and agile software development. The Systems Engineer will work with customers to implement VHA's 5 major innovation task categories or "growth areas" in which ongoing efforts are focused on innovation to produce definitive outcomes for Veterans health solutions.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. You will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. This position requires knowledge of the operations of the Department of Veteran Affairs and its Administrations as well as healthcare operations and the support Veterans receive from this Federal Agency. In addition, the candidate will be expected to assist with the evolving design, development, testing of new products/services and accompanying care and service models in a real-world setting (Veterans Health Administration), ensuring they create meaningful value toward future solutions for VHA clinicians, administrators, and Veterans. The candidate will assist in leveraging their knowledge of emerging healthcare technologies and future VHA needs to develop and prototype solutions using the latest agile methodologies.

Duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • Assists with technological approaches to support the program desired outcomes in designing, developing, and testing/evaluating prototype solutions that influence future healthcare decisions and capabilities.
  • Assists with Design Thinking and Human Centered Design concepts in the VHA model to discover, test, replicate and scale innovation across the organization
  • Performs engineering work associated with the analytical, statistical, and programming skills to collect, analyze, and develop solutions to difficult clinical challenges
  • Supports agile and DEVOPS models for software prototyping
  • Monitor requirements, technical accomplishments and performance data used to track program metrics
  • Utilize professional judgement, critical thinking skills and research to improve program processes and resolve issues affecting program performance
  • Assist with action item management and definition of program risks related to fulfilling tasks and objectives


Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in business related field, engineering, or a related scientific or technical discipline with at least 6+ years of experience
  • Must have 2+ years of experience in supporting digital transformation and process improvement in health care solutions and innovations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of agile teams and applying modelling/simulation in all phases of the system lifecycle.
  • Knowledge of software and security architecture modeling, tools and solutions.
  • Ability to demonstrate the ability utilize critical thinking skills to resolve challenging issues related to fulfilling Veteran healthcare challenges.
  • Good team player, able to manage multiple assignments, and adapt to changing client needs
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present business leaders
  • Must be able to obtain a Position of Trust and successfully pass a thorough Government background screening process and fingerprinting


Desired Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree
  • Knowledge of with ML frameworks/libraries/packages: designing and developing Machine Learning solutions according to client requirements.
  • Knowledge of supporting program desired outcomes in building, improving, and using data science solutions including the utilization of known results to make future decisions (i.e., Artificial Intelligence (AI) Robotic Processing Automation (RPA)).
  • Knowledge of immersive technology, including Virtual Reality and tools, IoT and sensors to connect the physical world to the virtual world
  • Programming skills: MySQL, Python, LINUX, C/C++, JAVAScript, .NET
  • Active VA access including assigned CAG and PIV


GDIT is Your Place:
  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays


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About Our Work

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.

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.

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.
More Information on General Dynamics
General Dynamics operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Reston, VA, Fairfax, VA, Falls Church, VA, Sterling Heights, MI, Groton, CT, Bath, ME, Savannah, GA, St. Petersburg, FL and San Diego, CA. General Dynamics was founded in 1952. It has 13790 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K) and Employee Stock Purchase Plan. To see all 775 open jobs at General Dynamics, click here.
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