Software Developer

Clearance Level
Interim Secret
Software Development
Fort Meade, Maryland

REQ#: RQ46321

Travel Required: Less than 10%

We are currently seeking a Software Developer to work at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Headquarters in Fort Meade, MD!

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for the development of application code related to various stand-alone and embedded databases, to include query tuning and optimization of database interactions. 
  • Will be required to understand the non-database code that their database development efforts will support, meaning at minimum. 
  • Participate in and help to organize development activities between multiple developers to ensure consistent and reliable application delivery. 
  • Work closely with database administrators to ensure proper and efficient functioning of databases.
  • Responsible for review of functional and technical requirements, documenting code and technical implementations.
  • Perform defect analysis and resolution.
  • Work as a team member with other technical staff and vendors to ensure reliable interoperability between systems.
  • Able to perform direct and advisory roles in oversight, planning and implementation of projects and initiatives. 
  • Responsible for the design, planning, & integration of various database development efforts for a variety of applications. 
  • Advise management and team members of risks associated with technologies and implementation approaches and identify methods of risk mitigation.
  • Conduct problem resolution and identify process improvements. 
  • Coordinate with Tier III team members as well as theater Tier II team members when necessary. 

Required Skills:

  • Possess an active Secret clearance w/Tier 5 investigation (formerly known as an SSBI investigation) OR an Interim/Final Top Secret clearance
  • Must currently have or obtain an IAT Level II certification (Security+ CE, CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, or SSCP), within 30 days of hire.
  • BS or equivalent + 2 yrs related experience, or MS + 0 yrs experience
  • At least 5 years of experience with various database development languages, with PL/SQL being the most important.
  • Experience working with development teams using standard development methodologies.
  • Familiarity with source control systems, preferably SVN and MS Visual Source Safe
  • Ability to learn quickly on the job with minimal supervision
  • Excellent analytical, time management, and problem solving skills are essential
  • Ability to meet with customer, obtain requirements, analyze options, and provide solutions for multiple concurrent projects.
  • As part of global engineering team, test plan & report documentation management skills are must as are MS Office/Visio/Project/PowerPoint skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including ability to interact professionally with executives, customers, vendors and department staff.
  • Basic understanding of programming concepts and methodologies

Desired Skills:

  • Active Top Secret clearance
  • IAT Level II certification
  • SQL scripting
  • PowerShell scripting
  • Web design (ASP and ASPX)
  • Experience using Visual Studio
  • Perl scripting
  • C#
  • Other programming languages (to include Java and .NET) are beneficial and desired
  • Familiarity with Web Services and SOA concepts
  • Knowledge of database tuning and analysis methodologies
  • Commercial Experience desirable

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.