Software Developer

Clearance Level
None
Category
Software Development
Location
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ69257

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

In your role as the Software Developer, you will work within agile teams to support the development of customer-centric applications that support Veterans and their families in receiving benefits and services. You will assist with the performance of complex analysis, design, development, testing, and debugging of computer software ranging from operating system architecture integration and software design to selection of computer systems, language, and/or equipment. Your activities will include helping to design, code, and test systems using test driven development techniques and improving overall performance of any application or module under examination.

In the Software Developer role you will have the opportunity to gain experience in multiple areas and work closely with a high functioning, motivated team. You will be required to be a quick learner who can readily adapt to new technologies and rapidly changing requirements.

Responsibilities:

As the Software Developer, you will:

  • Assist with the design and development of solutions consistent with enterprise architecture reference standards.
  • Work closely with the technical team and leadership to actively identify and log technical issues or risks associated with a project, escalating them, as appropriate, and possibly support the implementation of mitigation strategies for risk prevention and timely resolution.

You will have the opportunity to contribute on an individual basis as well as demonstrate your strengths as a team player.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Bachelors or equivalent and 2+ years experience
  • Must have Java development experience with demonstrated skills in Patterns, framework, and n-tier service-layer platforms.
  • Must have a good understanding of front-end CSS, javascript, ajax and servlet programing.
  • Understanding of DevOps best practices, processes and tools.
  • Knowledge of Cloud technologies and developing software using Java and relational databases

Desired:

  • AWS or Azure experience
  • Enthusiasm for learning and results oriented in a team environment.
  • Experience with diagnosing exception stack-traces and examining application log files as well as oracle table data.
  • Experience working with business partners of varying levels to understand, expand, and gather system requirements.
  • Knowledge of Grails to incorporate new technologies into the application platform.  
  • Solid verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills. Must have the ability to communicate effectively even when not interacting face-to-face.
  • Analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities.
  • Problem solving skills with ability to analyze situations, identify existing or potential problems and recommend solutions.
  • Interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude.
  • Ability to be flexible to handle multiple priorities.
  • Veteran status highly desired.
  • Previous experience with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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.

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.