Java Software Developer-with Active Polygraph clearance

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Administration
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ119076

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.
We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge that we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Java Software Developer (Systems Software) - Mission Software Developer joining our team to support Government activities at Herndon, VA.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Java Software Developer, you will provide demonstrated experience using Java, JavaScript/HTML5/CSS3, Angular, Object Oriented techniques for analysis, design, and programming, Model-View-Control (MVC) architecture tools such as Spring Boot, Object/Relational Mapping frameworks such as Hibernate, DevOps practices, AWS Services, and Microservices. Here are some of the other duties during a typically day:

  • Develops advanced technical solutions for the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures
  • Troubleshoots highly complex system hardware and software issues
  • Develops training materials for end users on the proper use of hardware and software
  • Develops implementation plans for software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages
  • Monitors and tunes systems to achieve optimum performance levels
  • Ensures workstation/server data integrity by implementing standard software and hardware solutions
  • Leads efforts to ensure data/media recoverability by following a schedule of system backups and database archive operations
  • Conducts advanced hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines
  • Develops performance and security plans for computers that meet the needs of network users
  • Evaluates existing systems and plans long-term strategies
  • May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals
  • May serve as a team or task lead
  • Recognized as a Subject Matter Expert in systems administration


  • Demonstrated experience using Java
  • Demonstrated experience using JavaScript/HTML5/CSS3
  • Demonstrated experience using Angular
  • Demonstrated experience using Object Oriented techniques for analysis, design, and programming
  • Demonstrated experience using Model-View-Control (MVC) architecture tools such as Spring Boot
  • Demonstrated experience using Object/Relational Mapping frameworks such as Hibernate
  • Demonstrated experience developing applications on java web servers such as Apache Tomcat
  • Demonstrated experience automatically build Java applications with Maven
  • Demonstrated experience programming, troubleshooting, and debugging web-based tools and applications
  • Demonstrated experience using source code control tools such as Git and GitHub
  • Demonstrated experience developing server-side content with Node.js
  • Demonstrated experience storing software artifacts in a Nexus repository
  • Demonstrated experience with DevOps practices
  • Demonstrated experience with AWS Services
  • Demonstrated experience developing Microservices
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • Minimum of 15 years related experience.
  • Current TS/SCI clearance with active polygraph

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience working in Agile teams within the Sponsors organization
  • Demonstrated experience applying Enterprise Agile approaches and best practices
  • Demonstrated experience using Jira
  • Demonstrated experience building software applications using Jenkins


  • Alignment to a mission-critical role that directly impacts the customer’s ability to effectively execute its mission.
  • Direct engagement with contractor leadership that centers upon career development/mobility, enhanced performance evaluation, and corporate information sharing & networking opportunities.
  • Placement on a dynamic team of talented professionals that organically fosters an environment of innovation, collaboration, and trust.
  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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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.