Software Developer, Sr. Advisor

Clearance Level
Software Development
Rockville, Maryland

REQ#: RQ74491 Software Developer, Sr. Advisor (Open)

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

GDIT is looking for a Software Developer Sr. Advisor with strong back-end skills to support ( support National Institute of Health ( NIH),  National Heart Lung and Blood Institute’s( NHLBI) reusable services and data management initiative. The Developer will deliver innovative solutions for improving the effectiveness, reach, and content of the enterprise data and service resources. Our team will migrate a set of existing services and data resources to an OpenShift environment on Azure, and then move on to extending these services and developing new ones.

This role requires a combination back-end programming skills (primarily Java using Spring Boot) and services (service design, implementation, scalability). The best candidate has a strong understanding of industry trends and using agile methodologies for development and deployment processes in a cloud environment.

You will be responsible for working across the software life-cycle, with an emphasis on design and development.  The ideal candidate, while focused on back-end development would also be able to contribute as developer to other parts of the application and testing stack. You will work collaboratively with the team to best realize system requirements in the Spring Boot framework, and when appropriate provide custom implementations to create a compelling experience for system users. 


  • Write clean, maintainable, testable, and extensible code using platform and industry standards using Java, especially Spring Boot. 
  • Writing code in JavaScript HTML, CSS, and frameworks such as React is a plus, as is experience with Azure and OpenShift.
  • Use SQL database to persist information. 
  • Configure libraries and builds using tools such as Maven and NPM
  • Create and publish web services as well as Integrate external resources, especially web services.
  • Contribute to all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle (e.g. Requirements, Design, Development, and Testing)
  • Conduct multiple levels of testing including unit, system, integration and performance, with automation where possible.
  • Collaborate with the team on agile activities including to estimation, iterative planning and retrospectives
  • Integrate development work as part of Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipelines
  • Manage code and other artifacts using Git
  • Participate in code reviews.


Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems/Technology, Engineering/Engineering Technology or relative field and 10 plus years of experience or equivalent relative years of experience for education.
  • Experience with Java, Spring Boot, JavaScript and/or SQL.

Desired Skills:

  • Managing code and other artifacts using Git
  • ETL experience
  • microservices is a plus
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.