Back End Software Engineer TS/SCI with Poly Required

Clearance Level
Software Engineering
Chantilly, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success




Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

REQ#: RQ144650
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Software Engineer Expert

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a Software Engineer Expert 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 Software Engineer Expert you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Software Engineer Expert joining our team to build reusable components that align with the system design patterns. Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability. Participate in team design and code reviews Collaborate with a small team of engineers and designers to understand business requirements and user experience goals. Provide recommendations for continuous improvement Provide ongoing maintenance, support, and enhancements in existing systems and platforms. Troubleshoots complex problems and provides customer support for software systems and application issues.

The Back End Software Engineer will design and develop complex new software products, or make significant enhancements to existing software.  The ideal candidate is a hands-on developer with significant experience in building modular, reusable services and features.  They must have extensive, firsthand technical expertise in a modern service oriented architecture. They must be at ease working in an Agile environment with little supervision.  This person should embody a passion for continuous improvement and innovation.

● Education: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
● Required Experience: 15+ years of related experience and 2 - 5 years of related software development experience
● Required Technical Skills: NodeJS or Python
● Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI with Poly
● Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Expert knowledge of NodeJS or Python.
  • Experience designing complex discrete services.
  • Experience in services for performance and scalability.
  • Experience integrating with third party APIs.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Experience with Linux operating systems

● Location: Customer Site

Desired Skills and Abilities:

  • Docker or other container experience
  • Hands-on experience working with Elastic and RabbitMQ (or other queue technology)
  • NoSQL experience (i.e. MongoDB)
  • Nifi experience
  • Distributed architecture creation
  • Cloud based architecture creation or experience

● 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

4 + 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 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.