Software Engineer, Senior

Clearance Level
Interim Secret
Software Engineering
Dahlgren, Virginia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Compiling Code

Computer Coding

Computer Hardware Engineering

REQ#: RQ143306
Requisition Type: Pipeline
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

Software Engineer Senior

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a Senior Software Engineer at GDIT. Here, you’ll tailor cutting-edge solutions to the unique requirements of our clients. With a career in application development, you’ll make the end user’s experience your priority and we’ll make your career growth ours.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Software Engineer Senior joining our team to work side-by-side with the government at the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren Division’s Weapons Control & Integration Department (H Dept).


  • Design, develop, evaluate, plan and test engineering specifications for software programs and applications
  • Operate as part of the contract leadership to translate customer requirements into actionable workflows; marshal resources and facilitate development of technologically sound solutions
  • Operate as part of a development team that provides capabilities to multiple areas of the Armed Forces including Navy, Marine Corps and Special Forces.


  • Education: A Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline.
  • Required Experience: Ten (10) years professional technical experience which includes at least six (6) years performing computer hardware engineering, software design, coding and compilation of code; computer or software requirements management, computer systems or software integration; and utilizing systems engineering software tools.  Specialized experience includes demonstrated ability to engineer complex systems with integrated software and hardware solutions, and advanced sensory control loop development.
  • Required Technical Skills: Experience related to HTML, C/C++, Unix, Linux, and JIRA
  • Security Clearance Level: Active DoD Secret Clearance is required.  Ability to gain and maintain a Top-Secret clearance is desired.
  • Location: Hybrid – Company Site and customer site (on DoD Base)
  • US Citizenship Required


  • 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


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

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

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

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.