Software Developer Associate - TS/SCI + Poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Software Development
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ124505

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

At GDIT we build cutting-edge applications that help the end user accomplish their mission.
GDIT is your place. You make it your own. Bring your creativity to help us find simple solutions to complex problems. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you’ll play an essential part in preparing our nation for the future. Our work depends on a Software Developer joining our team to support client activities in Herndon, VA. In this role, a typical day will include:


  • Designs, develops, and maintains web content and services using Ruby, Java, Python, MySQL, RDS, ServiceNow, Restful web services
  • Catalog, manage and protect application data using enterprise services.
  • Use existing enterprise services rather than building single-purpose solutions
  • Fully describe and document mission solution architecture and interfaces
  • Ensure each new application or system enhancement meets agreed upon performance SLAs for system up-time, concurrent users, and system recovery.
  • Implement changes to current applications and data pipelines based on Sponsor requirements.
  • Provide applications development and programming support to develop software to implement system-level requirements.
  • Implement changes to the current applications based on changing partner requirements, legislation, and policy.
  • Maintain current system software, including functionality testing for existing applications.
  • Develop applications and modifications to existing Sponsor applications in compliance with the architectural and Authorization and Accreditation (A&A) processes.
  • Document software and application architectures.
  • Document software code.


  • Demonstrated experience using JIRA and Confluence
  • Demonstrated experience using the technical and functional design requirements related to Java, JavaScript, Ruby, CMS, Angular, and ServiceNow developing languages.
  • Demonstrated experience using Spring, Hibernate, and JSF frameworks
  • Demonstrated experience with AJAX and Java EL for web applications and application data logic
  • Demonstrated experience with Apache TomCat as a web server for JAVA implementations
  • Demonstrated experience with web technologies, including CSS and HTML
  • Demonstrated experience with Frontend design: Bootstrap and Vanilla JS
  • Demonstrated experience using ElasticSearch search/analytics engine
  • Demonstrated experience using MySQL relational database management systems
  • Demonstrated experience with version control software, Git/GitHub
  • Demonstrated experience using MongoDB database environment
  • Demonstrated experience with scripting languages including Python and Perl
  • Demonstrated experience with Agile development.
  • Min. of 3+ years of experience
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent work experience
  • Current TS/SCI clearance with active Polygraph


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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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.