Python Developer (Active Top Secret Clearance Required)

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Software Development
Quantico, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
REQ#: RQ134890
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

GDIT is offering an exciting opportunity to support an important and dynamic Department of Justice customer as an Application Developer. The successful candidate should independently be able to develop and code software applications that provide needed capabilities in support of customer mission related activities. The Application Developer will Design, develop, refactor, enhance, test and evaluate, and support software applications currently hosted on-premises to be hosted within a cloud environment instance compliant with customer policy directives (PD) and guides (PG) mandated to ensure legal and information security compliance. This will include analysis of the existing system in collaboration with other team members and Government PM, and designing an appropriate solution. Successful candidates should be skilled in multiple web application languages, reverse engineering, and have a strong background in building scalable, user intuitive, high-quality and high performing web applications ranging from a high mid-level and a senior. The customer application enhancements or modifications may include business and process changes to applications/systems as well as coordination with other integrated and non-integrated software systems. The Application Developer will work alongside infrastructure, development, and managerial team members to troubleshoot and resolve issues. The Developer will:

Support the Government’s effort to obtain and maintain an authority-to- operate (ATO) and protect the security posture of the program systems and applications; Possess exceptional interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills; Instruct and mentor junior development team members;

Provide Government personnel instruction, guidance, and documentation; and.

If requested, be able to attend CCB meetings with the Government as a subject matter expert (SME).

Minimum/General Experience:

Five (5) or more years of experience as a software developer in building multi-tier framework software applications using object-oriented programming languages, such as Java and Python;

One (1) or more years of experience with cloud (AWS preferred) application development and management;

Experience migrating on-premises hosted applications to the cloud (AWS preferred); Experience developing cloud native applications (AWS preferred);

Experience developing SOAP and REST APIs in a client/server environment

(i.e., Java, Python, etc.);

Experience writing and evaluating regular expressions;

Experience developing, debugging and/or refactoring code for popular programming languages (i.e., Java, Python, etc.);

Experience with scripting command line tools (e.g., Vim, Bash, PowerShell, etc.) to automate command tasks; Knowledge of object-relational mapping (ORM);

Knowledge of web-related technologies HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS;

Experience with any major database (e.g., PostgreSQL, MySQL, or SQL Server);

Preferred Skills are listed below:

One (1) or more years of experience with application development leveraging a SQL and/or PostgreSQL database as data storage;

Two (2) or more years of experience with cloud (AWS preferred) application development and management;

Experience in gathering and analyzing requirements and direct interaction with a Government customer (e.g., gathering metrics for reporting);

Experience developing Section 508 compliant applications;

Experience in a Government client environment and working alongside a Government PM in assisting with project goals and direction of development team; Ability to design, develop, troubleshoot, and test software to satisfy requirements;

Ability to oversee and guide junior and mid-level team members with project work, including defining upcoming goals, in-depth requirements evaluation and planning, detailed task write-ups, and code reviews.

Experience with integrating and troubleshooting complex software interactions/interconnections between infrastructures that traverse between firewalls and cross-domain systems to other enterprise systems or services;

Experience leading an Agile development environment with short duration tasking; Experience writing optimized database queries and stored procedures;

Experience presenting change requests to the Configuration Control Board (CCB) for approval prior to making changes to application configurations once deployed to production; and

Minimum Education: Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Computer Science, Software Development, Information Systems or related field of study, or in lieu of education, six (6) additional years of relevant experience

Travel Required: None
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.