We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, Software Development is not just a singular part of our mission—it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.
GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Software Developer joining our team to support customer activities at Herndon, VA.
Duties/Task and Responsibilities:
Applies expert knowledge and provides guidance to all phases of the software development lifecycle
Applies expert knowledge in analyzing user/business needs and functionality to plan and design software systems to meet those needs
Applies expert knowledge in creating advanced models and diagrams that show programmers the software code needed for an application
Applies expert knowledge and provides guidance for software updates, refinement, testing, and debugging to meet business needs
Provides expert analysis for reports on software project specifications, activities, or status
Provides expert knowledge and guidance on the software or system process for optimal documentation and future maintenance and updates
May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced analysts
May serve as a mentor to experienced analysts
May serve as team or task lead. (Not a people manager)
May act as a consultant across multiple programs and/or contracts within a Division
Recognized as a subject matter expert in software development
Works independently under limited supervision
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated interpersonal skills, the ability to work effectively as a member of an integrated team and the ability to negotiate reasonable compromises among a diverse group of stakeholders with diverse opinions or diverging strategies
Knowledge of Federal Government and Commercial Industry best practices to include emerging cyber security capabilities and their application
Demonstrated familiarity with Agency Enterprise IT systems to include the Intelligence Community Integrated Technology Environment (IC-ITE)
Demonstrated record of good judgment and problem-solving skills necessary to make reasonable security
Excellent written and oral communications skills, with the ability to clearly express technical and complex strategy concepts to peers and seniors
Team and mission-oriented self-starter requiring minimal supervision
Ability to work in a fast-paced, technically challenging area; ability to anticipate and manage changes or problems; assess impacts and make sound recommendations
Strong desire to utilize new technology to meet mission needs, quickly research new technology, and derive larger themes from disruptive technology
BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 15+ years of experience
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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.
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.