Senior Software Engineer | Secret clearance

Clearance Level
Software Engineering
Point Mugu, California
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Agile Methodology

Software Development

Software Development Process

REQ#: RQ169935
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Transform technology into opportunity as a Senior Software Engineer with GDIT. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

Our work depends on a Senior Software Engineer to support our customer at Point Mugu, CA, The Joint Electronic Attack and Compatibility Office (JEACO) of the Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division (NAWC-WD).  The software development work is for the Intrepid Tiger II (IT II) Family of Systems (FoS) Electronic Warfare (EW) systems that currently address communication threats.  The JEACO IT II FoS systems provide adaptable, distributed and networked electronic warfare capability for fixed wing, rotary wing, and tiltrotor wing USMC aircraft.  A new IT II FoS variant is in development that will address radar threats, and another future planned variant will be flown on an UAS aircraft.

This is an onsite position at Point Mugu, California. No relocation assistance can be provided.

Intrepid Tiger II was the first deployed weapon system that was integrated with the EW Services Architecture (EWSA). The EWSA is a services-oriented architecture that enables the system to be dynamically controlled and re-tasked real time through a secure, tactical radio network. It provides the architecture framework and control interface enabling a common command and control and planning capability.

JEACO follows a tailored Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) development process.  JEACO also utilizes the Atlassian tool set (Jira and Confluence) and Microsoft Teams to plan and track tasking and enhance team collaboration.


  • Interface with management, various engineering disciplines (software, electrical, mechanical, RF, and systems), logistics, inventory, production technicians, outside vendors, and military customers.

  • Support creation or maintenance of required software documentation and test procedures

  • Review, read, and understand military EW requirements.

  • Assist with testing the Intrepid Tiger II systems as required for validation.

  • Software architecture design, development, integration, and verification.


  • Security Clearance Level: Active Secret (For a qualified candidate who does not already hold a secret or above clearance, support of the Navy JEACO Customer (and therefore the start of employment) cannot start until a final Secret clearance is obtained.)

  • Required Experience: 5 years

  • Extensive experience with the Programming Languages: Java, Python, Linux

  • Familiarity with best practices for Agile software development processes and/or DevSecOps.

  • Software architecture design, development, integration, and verification.

  • Ability to document and update software documents.

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Sciences or related STEM discipline and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience

  • Location: Onsite at Point Mugu, CA

  • US Citizenship Required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Additional programming languages: Pearl, Javascript

  • Familiarity with the following DevSecOps tools: Jira, Confluence, FishEye + Crucible, Jenkins, Gradle, GitLab, Docker, Nexus / Artifactory

  • Automated testing and test case development

  • Agile Scrum Master or Product Owner Experience

  • Software development for control of embedded systems

  • Laboratory integration test experience.

  • Software or Hardware EW engineering development experience.

  • Experience with Agile development methodology

  • Experience troubleshooting at the system level (hardware and software)

  • COMSEC experience


  • 9/80 work week

  • 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

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $115,600 - $156,400. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.