Software Engineer TS/SCI with Poly

Clearance Level
Software Development
Herndon, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Application Development

Software Applications

Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Software Systems

Windows Applications

REQ#: RQ126779
Public Trust: None
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

We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges. GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to securely and expertly apply the latest technology. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate.

Our work depends on a Senior Software Engineer joining our team to support our client activities in McLean, VA. We are looking for a Software Engineer/Software Developer to help design, develop, and maintain the next generation of a Windows application on one of our Customer’s network. The successful candidate must have C++ programming skills and be able to work as the newest member of a three-person software team devoted to the development of the special application. The successful candidate must also possess a "can-do" attitude with ability to learn and adapt to a very dynamic customer environment. Job duties will include software design and development, interacting with Customer staff, troubleshooting and developing/implementing updates to the software application, fielding service requests from end users of the application, documenting the system, and keeping the team and program management of work progress and issues. A significant responsibility of the job will be interacting with the Customer’s component that manages the network and system that host our special software application.


  • Performs and may provide guidance on all phases of the software development lifecycle.

  • Analyze user/business needs and functionality to plan and design software systems to meet those needs.

  • May provide guidance for less-experienced software developers in creating a variety of models and diagrams that show programmers the software code needed for an application.

  • Performs and provides guidance on software updates, refinement, testing, and debugging to meet business needs.

  • Provides relevant analysis for reports on software project specifications, activities, or status.

  • Thoroughly documents the software or system process for future maintenance and updates.

  • May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced analysts.


  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph

  • BA/BS or equivalent, 5+ years of experience

  • Strong C++ development skills and experience

  • Windows Application development skills

  • MS Visual C++ skills and experience

  • Experience developing encryption applications or ability to learn cryptography

  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and to also perform tasks independently as needed.


  • Experience developing applications for our primary customer’s network

  • IT Customer Service and/or O&M experience







Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required

Less than 10%

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.