Sr Software Engineer - DevSecOps/Cyber focus

Clearance Level
Software Development
Rockville, Maryland
Tampa, Florida
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Software Development

Software Projects

Software Solutions

REQ#: RQ173164
Public Trust: None
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

Responsible for engineering teams’ processes to ensure our products are free from security vulnerabilities. Design, deploy, operate, and maintain secure Cloud products and services within a Cloud-based environment to enable development teams to deliver features in the most efficient way possible. Develop information systems by studying operations; designing, developing, and installing software solutions and CI/CD pipelines; supporting and developing software team. In addition, the Senior Software Engineer will lead a team of developers responsible for building new and supporting existing websites.


  • Works with a team of developers, data engineers and data scientists to create web applications to collect and manage data in support of Internet and social media activities

  • Participates in Agile project management methodologies to support all aspects of the software development lifecycle (SDLC)

  • Works within a team environment using Confluence, Jira and Slack to manage, assign and collaborate on work tasks

  • Develops Web applications in Ruby on Rails or Django/Python on Linux and deployed in AWS using MySQL and RedShift databases

  • Reviews projects’ ability to deliver robust and scalable solutions, learning and incorporating new technologies as appropriate

  • Supports database engineering by providing Python support using AWS Lambda

  • Builds and operates scalable and secure systems on AWS

  • Develops, implements, communicates, and enforces security policies or plans for data, software applications, hardware, telecommunications, and information systems

  • Ensures the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring and reporting

  • Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments to verify systems are being operated securely and information systems security policies and procedures are being implemented as defined in security plans, including user accounts, application access, file system, and external Web applications

  • Reviews code for security and compliance with coding standards

  • Safeguards the network against unauthorized infiltration, modification, destruction, or disclosure

  • Assists with implementation of countermeasures or mitigating controls

  • Conducts investigations of information systems security violations and incidents, reporting as necessary to management

  • Monitors and analyzes Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation; Recognizes potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information

  • Prepares incident reports

  • Ensure compliance with regulations and privacy laws

  • Responsible for DevSecOps of project applications supporting the customer

  • May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals

  • May serve as a team or task lead


  • EDUCATION: BA/BS in Computer Science or related field

  • Additional Education, Training, Certifications or Work Experience can be substituted in lieu of a degree or work experience.

  • EXPERIENCE: 5+ years of relevant experience.

  • CLEARANCE: Must be able to obtain Secret Clearance; current DoD Secret clearance preferred

  • LOCATION: This position can be located in either Tampa, FL or Rockville, MD.



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%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $106,250 - $143,750. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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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.