Software Engineer w/ C++ and Linux - Secret clearance preferred - US Citizenship required

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

Application Development

Software Development

Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

REQ#: RQ146315
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

GDIT is seeking a Sr Software Engineer to join our team.

GDIT will sponsor the Secret security clearance and the candidate must be local to the area and work onsite.

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a Software Engineer Senior 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.

This challenging and interesting software development position is a chance to participate in the development and operation of a high-performance big data system, and join a longstanding, stable program consisting of a team of individuals using defined Agile software principles and practices. As a Software Engineer, you’ll perform software requirements analysis, participate in research, design, development, testing, and maintenance of an operational big data system.


  • Proficient using modern C++ in a Linux development environment
  • Demonstrated understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Experience with database technologies, and an understanding of SQL, ETL, indexing, and performance
  • In-depth understanding of object-oriented and functional programming, design patterns, data structures, and algorithms
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in software engineering or a related technical field.

  • Required Experience: 5+ years of related experience

Nice to Have

  • Scripting languages such Python, Ruby, JavaScript, bash
  • Very large databases/big data/data warehousing
  • Multi-and multi-process applications
  • Web development
  • Cloud technologies

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


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.


● 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

5 + 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 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.