Software Development Architect, SECRET (TS/SCI preferred), Springfield, VA

Clearance Level
Software Development
Springfield, Virginia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Microsoft .NET Development


REQ#: RQ147181
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Please take this opportunity to join one of GDIT’s fastest long-standing growing programs!  US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting-edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for solving real world issues on a cross-functional, fast paced team. 


  • Demonstrates initiative and expertise resulting in new technical capabilities and approaches.
  • Designs and codes software components units for windows/web-based technologies.
  • Designs data analytics tool sets
  • Performs full-spectrum of software development lifecycle (SDLC), to include systems modeling, simulation, analysis, testing and debugging assigned components and units.
  • Participates in internal and customer meetings, understands requirements, identifies unique use cases, and implements information technology solutions / initiatives.
  • Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.
  • Tests and debugs assigned components and units.
  • Participates in large system and subsystem planning.
  • Collaborates with system engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems and works with them to resolve incompatibilities.
  • Writes and updates technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials.
  • Enhances team capabilities, improves security, and maximizes software development Return On Investment (ROI).
  • Mentors teammates as needed on software best practices.
  • Maintains all agreed upon professional and technical certifications.


Required Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of related software development experience required. 
  • Secret or Top Secret SCI Clearance
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or a relevant field – may substitute additional years of experience
  • Expert knowledge of software engineering principles, methods, and techniques.
  • Expert knowledge of the hardware, software, and systems associated with software engineering.
  • 10+ years programming in Microsoft .NET Technologies
  • 10+ years with database design and development (Microsoft SQL Server)
  • Expert knowledge of Solution Design Patterns and Best Practices
  • Expert knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle and Agile methodologies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience with source control systems (i.e. Git, Azure DevOps, Team Foundation Server)
  • 10+ years of experience with task management systems (i.e. Jira, Azure DevOps, Team Foundation Server)
  • 5+ years of experience with developing web services/web Application Programming Interfaces (API)s with REST
  • 5+ years of experience with software package managers (i.e. Nuget, NodeJs)
  • Scripting experience
  • Understanding of object-oriented development technique
  • Familiar with intelligence toolsets and metadata standards.
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

15 + 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.