On-Site Software Engineer / Web Development

Clearance Level
Software Engineering
Oakton, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Application Development

Application Implementation

Web Applications

REQ#: RQ135381
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

All contract work must be performed within our GDIT facility located in Oakton, Virginia.

Help make the technologies, products and services that make a difference. that's the opportunity that's waiting for you at General Dynamics Information Technology. We help our nation's heroes keep our nation safe by creating solutions so advanced, they redefine innovation for the world. it's an amazing challenge. And it's waiting for you now.

This challenging and interesting software development position is a chance to participate in the development and operation of a state-of-the-art Big Data system and join a longstanding, stable program consisting of a team of exceptional individuals using defined Agile software principles and practices.

As a Software Engineer / Web Development, you'll perform software requirements analysis, participate in research, and design, and develop and test software and tools. From inventing new products or enhancing existing applications, your talent will be front and center.

 What you bring to the table:

  • Bachelor’s degree in S/W Engineering or related technical field or Master's degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with JavaScript and Modern Web Frameworks (e.g., React, Redux, NodeJS, GraphQL)
  • Development experience in a Linux environment
  • Proficient understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • An understanding of object-oriented and functional programming, design patterns, data structures, and algorithms
  • A passion for developing well-crafted and testable software, in a collaborative environment
  • Strong attention to detail


Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a government background investigation and must meet eligibility and suitability requirements. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

What you'll experience:

  • Design and develop new features and capabilities for several existing web applications
  • Evaluate and implement changes and/or enhancements to existing applications and determine the feasibility, benefits, and risks
  • Evaluate emerging technologies and apply best of breed technologies to the operational system

Ideally, you will also have experience with:

  • Test-Driven development and experience with test frameworks (e.g., Chai, Enzyme, Jest, Sinon)
  • Ruby Development (Ruby on Rails)
  • Modern C++
  • Scripting languages such tcsh or bash
  • Apache web server
  • Very Large Databases/Big Data/Data Warehousing
  • Multi-thread and multi-process applications
  • Continuous Integration and Deployment tools and techniques

What sets you apart:

  • Ability to interact effectively with project teams, managers, and end users
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Solid ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and handle increasing responsibilities with growing complexity
  • Creative and innovative thinking with the ability to multi-task

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

2 + 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 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.