GDIT, a Federal marketplace leader in next-generation IT solutions and professional services, is seeking highly qualified and motivated IT professionals like you who are eager to contribute to our critical Homeland Security missions. For the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM, formerly US-VISIT), GDIT performs operations and maintenance (O&M) of the Automated Biometric Identification System’s (IDENT) production and non-production environments and associated business systems. GDIT’s O&M services support break-fix of current OBIM functional capabilities, as well as security remediation activities and developmental engineering (such as prototyping new code or configurations of OBIM functionality). GDIT is excited to offer you a unique opportunity to join a best performing O&M team supporting one our nation’s most critical homeland missions – the storage and processing of biometric and associated biographic information for national security, law enforcement, immigration and border management, intelligence, background investigations, and associated testing, training, management reporting, planning and analysis
GDIT is seeking a highly motivated Senior Software Developer to join our growing team to develop, support, and modernize mission-critical applications for our DHS customer. The successful candidate will help to develop, deploy, and maintain mission-critical applications. You will also provide support and technical advice during conceptualization, development, and implementation phases to transform requirements to working solutions. This includes involvement with users to define system scope and objectives, as well as contributing to design decisions. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Provide management support to Development and test team using Agile principles • Use Java and C++ development experience to develop, deploy, and maintain mission-critical applications • Provide support and technical advice during conceptualization, development, and implementation phases to transform requirements to working solutions. This includes involvement with users to define system scope and objectives, as well as contributing to design decisions. • Work on new development and re-engineering efforts, including making system design decisions • Implement enhancements to existing system in addition to coordinating with other developers working in parallel and perform QA/testing as needed • Provide software development services on all tiers (UI, Java, Oracle) • Database programming using SQL • Experience with test driven development • Scrum/agile project lifecycle approach to software development
Required Skills / Qualifications: • U.S. Citizenship • DHS HQ EOD required to start; must be able to obtain DHS HQ Final Suitability • Bachelors degree and/or 10+ years of experience in relevant fields • Experience with Java and/or C++ programming languages • Experience in Agile development methodology
Desired Skills / Qualifications: • Masters degree • Degree in computer engineering, systems engineering, computer science, information systems, or related field of study • 15+ years of experience as a developer with proven track record • Experience working in IDENT system environments (both test and production) • Experience implementing and configuring DevOps solutions • Experience in Struts and Restful services • Experience in developing integration software specifically Oracle WebLogic and TIBCO • Experience in Oracle RDBMS, PL/SQL and SQL*Plus • Experience in UNIX/LINUX shell scripting. • Experience with continuous integration or Ansible. • Proven track record as a self-learner keeping current with the latest techniques to include automated code scanning, automated testing, continuous integration and continuous deployment concepts • Experience in Jira to support configuration management in an Agile environment • Experience in Confluence to support documentation in an Agile environment • IDENT business and/or workflow knowledge • IDENT system experience
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.