Java Software Developer - TS/SCI w/Poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Software Development
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ136728

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

At GDIT we build cutting-edge applications that help the end user accomplish their mission.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own. Bring your creativity to help us find simple solutions to complex problems. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you’ll play an essential part in preparing our nation for the future. Our work depends on a JAVA Developer joining our team to support program activities at Herndon, VA.

At GDIT, our employees are driven, resourceful, and unwavering. As a JAVA Developer supporting a modernization effort, you will be trusted with developing applications and modifying existing applications. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Leveraging the current design concept and architecture and, with agreement from stakeholders, recommending changes that contribute to the quality and maintainability of the applications.
  • Defining all design concepts and architectures in a software design document. The design shall include modeling a solution for each requirement, evaluating it against the original requirements, and transforming it into data and software architecture.
  • Providing a capacity plan for the applications to ensure application availability and responsiveness.
  • Providing infrastructure recommendations for the applications.
  • Providing assistance in maintaining data integrity.
  • Compiling with coding standards to develop software modules that implement the detailed design.
  • Leveraging enterprise services to the greatest extent possible when performing system development and system enhancements.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED (Required Skills):

  • Experience developing enterprise Java applications
  • Familiarity with the Spring framework to create web services and JMS listeners using both autowiring and an application context XML file
  • Ability to identify the correct AWS service given a technical requirement and to configure that service within the customer’s environment
  • The ability to maintain existing Spring micro services and create new microservices.
  • Experience with J2EE applications that use JMS to manage guaranteed delivery of messages.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Can-do attitude and aptitude to scale process.
  • EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: BA/BS or equivalent, 10+ years of experience
  • TS/SCI with Poly

WHAT WOULD BE HELPFUL (Preferred Skills):

  • Able to code and maintain PL/SQL packages, functions, and triggers.
  • Prior experience using an agile software development methodology, the Scrum methodology in particular.
  • Using Jenkins to manage the continuous build of the codebase and fixing issues as they arise.
  • Use of JBoss to serve up J2EE applications.  This include the configuration of the JBoss container and troubleshooting issues with applications deployed in JBoss.
  • The use of Puppet scripts with a puppet master to manage the state of the servers that host J2EE applications.
  • Familiarity with the angular UI framework.
  • Able to use Terraform to configure AWS services.
  • Experience using Ansible for DevOps pipeline.
  • Location: Chantilly, VA - Customer site


  • 401K with company match
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams.
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees


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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.