Software Developer - Active Top Secret required

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Software Engineering
Arlington, Virginia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success



Software Development

User Interfaces (UI)

Web Services

REQ#: RQ165976
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 Developer Advisor

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a Software Engineer Advisor 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 Advisor, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a knowledgeable Software Engineer Advisor joining our team to contribute to the architecture of our ongoing modernization efforts, development of new features and enhancements, and making our products better.

● Designs, develops, evaluates, plans and tests engineering specifications for software programs and applications
● Collaborate with other talented software engineers within an Agile development environment to produce quality solutions that deliver value early.
● Maintain responsibility for the end-to-end lifecycle for software development and the application in production. This includes the technical analysis of the requirements, development of the software, automated testing, builds, deployment, monitoring, and feedback.
● Contribute to the development of applications that are designed to improve the national security of the United States of America
● Use experience and skills to build well-architected, readable, efficient code. Develop code encompassing the full stack of the application, including the JavaScript UI framework, Java back end, database modeling and queries, and web service API.

● Education: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Computer Science, or other related analytical, scientific, or technical discipline.
● Required Experience: 6+ years of experience with programming and software development in multiple layers in the software stack (UI, web services, micro services, database, search); Significant experience with analysis, design, development, implementation, testing, maintenance, quality assurance, troubleshooting and/or upgrading of software systems; Experience troubleshooting and support enterprise applications while maintaining 24/7 availability
● Required Technical Skills: Java, JavaScript
● Security Clearance Level: Top Secret
● Required Skills and Abilities: Significant development experience with Java and RESTful Web Service components; Experience working with PostGres, Oracle, or OpenSearch; Experience using the JIRA toolset, Experience working in an Agile environment

● Preferred Skills: Significant development experience with ExtJS User Interface framework; Significant experience developing against Amazon Web Services APIs

● Location: Hybrid with on-location work in Crystal City ,VA and Washington, DC
● US Citizenship Required

● Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
● 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

6 + 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. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.