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Application Programmer (Application Sustainment)

Application Programmer (Application Sustainment)

Job ID 
Number of Positions 
Job Locations 
USA-VA-Ft Belvoir
Job Function 
Information Technology
Security Clearance Level 
Full/Part Time 
Full Time

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Job Description

This position assists with the management, development, testing and maintenance of computer programs to ensure that the application meets the needs of the users of the system.


Responsibilities include:

  • Assist systems analysts and/or designers in researching and documenting computer user requirements
  • Analyze objectives and problems identified by analysts and/or designers
  • Translate the solutions provided by systems designers into detailed program specifications
  • Assist with preparation of  documentation for other programmers, users of the system and other support services workers
  • Assist with program design activities including definition of data and error message arrangements
  • Assist with the modification and documentation of program code to correct errors or to enhance an application’s capabilities
  • Assist with the testing of applications
  • Assist with the preparation of reports on the status, operation and maintenance of system software applications for use by the customer


Undergraduate Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience in applications programming.




  • Minimum two (2) years of experience directly related to the above duties and responsibilities.
  • Must possess an IT-I security clearance or have a current Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) or equivalent
  • Must possess certification meeting the DOD 8570.01 IAT level II



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. 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.

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