Release Software Senior Developer

Clearance Level
Software Development
Rensselaer, New York

REQ#: RQ138775

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a Release Software Senior Developer at GDIT. Your work will have you fully immersed in our client’s domain in order to deliver simple solutions for their complex needs. At GDIT, you’ll prioritize the client while we prioritize your career.      


At GDIT, people are our differentiator. You will join our team in partnership with New York State of Health (NYSoH) to provide comprehensive health coverage to more than 6.7 million New Yorkers through its Health Benefit Exchange (HBE)    


  • You’ll join our talented Development Team. Our project is built on a multi-tier architecture including Service Oriented architecture, multi-tier web applications using Java and various other COTS products. 
  • Design, develop, implement and maintains unit test and automated tests and diagnostic programs. 
  •  Work closely with team lead towards the completion of specifications and procedures for new products.  
  • Define test cases and creates development integration and system test scripts from functional requirement documents and technical designs. 
  • Maintain defect reports and updates reports following regression testing efforts.  
  • Provide support for Sanity testing and monitoring the initial configuration and parameters of equipment for system credibility. 
  • Assist in the investigation and resolution of matters of significance in conjunction with other engineering and technical support to ensure cost effective and efficient resolution of problems.  
  • Participate in writing test plans for assigned projects. Maintain record of test progress, documents test results, prepares reports and may present results as appropriate. Use Data Analysis to report defect trends and identify risks. 
  • Perform testing, troubleshooting and analysis tasks on various phase(s) of network systems development including integration, systems testing, interoperability testing, field test plans and customer acceptance plans to maintain the credibility/viability of the system.  
  • Develop an internal development timeline for technical and non-technical deliverables during the SDLC process including release notes, deploy instructions, remediation and disposition plans. Perform audits of development deliverables aligned to the timeline and ensures standards are maintained and best practices are followed. 
  • Adhere to and advocate use of established quality methodology and escalates issues as appropriate. Take ownership of problems and drives coordination of team members to proactively prevent and solve problems. 
  • Track deliverables across the phases of the SDLC process to identify responsible parties and capture stage-gate sign off. 




  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related technical field.   


  • Five (5) years of intensive and progressive Information Technology experience
  • Two (2) years of experience in a software developer role or test engineer role preferably with Java/J2EE application stack 
  • Two (2) years of experience supporting software development teams and software development process  
  • One (1) year domain experience in Healthcare, Medicaid, Health Exchange, or Insurance Claims  


  • Excellent analytical and multitasking skills.  
  • Demonstrated capability to repeatedly implementing complex procedures without error. 
  • Strong. attention to detail in diagnosing problems and ensuring solutions address the issues  
  • Inquisitive nature with continual drive to learn and improve  
  • Innately organized and exceptionally detail oriented and able to task switch and work on multiple tasks 
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure and prioritize time to meet all deadlines   
  • Demonstrated ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment  
  • Strong Collaboration skills   
  • Handle demanding situations with clarity, focus and professionalism, and to respond to quick turnaround tasks 
  • Resolve issues with little oversight; ability to gather and analyze information skillfully and develop alternative solutions 
  • Self-motivated, well-organized, and exhibit strict attention to detail 
  • Prioritize and work on multiple projects at the same time, including the ability to plan, prioritize, and execute multiple initiatives/deadlines with minimal supervision and shift priorities as necessary 



  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home   
  • 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   
  • Technology you can learn from  
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and company-paid holidays    

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.