Software Developer Senior

Clearance Level
Software Development
West Des Moines, Iowa
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Data Warehousing

Oracle 12c


Software Development

REQ#: RQ147796
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

Senior Software Developer

We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges. 

GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to securely and expertly apply the latest technology. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on a Senior Software Developer joining our team to support Arkansas Payment Improvement Initiative activities at 1401 50th Street, West Des Moines, IA.

At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. As a Senior Software Developer supporting Arkansas Payment Improvement Initiative, you will be trusted to work on Oracle 12c PL/SQL and SQL database implemented applications, data warehousing, and reporting. In this role, a typical day will include:

Daily Responsibilities Include:

  • Design and code efficient software systems, components, units, and modules that meet product specifications, executional time constraints, and development schedules in SQL & PL/SQL.
  • Review, test, debug, and tune software components implemented by yourself and others.
  • Understand and maintain existing SQL & PL/SQL solutions.
  • Analyze data to develop understanding of validity, variance, and relationships to other data sets.
  • Develop relational data structures for compliance with and integration into larger relational data models.
  • Maintain existing data models as data expands and changes.
  • Develop processes to intake and integrate new data sources into relational data warehouses using data validation and ETL (Extract, Transform, & Load) methodologies.
  • Translate business needs and solutions into technology independent language.
  • Interpret business documentation into technical implementation.
  • Work with business analysts to improve understanding and documentation of customer needs and technical solutions.
  • Collaborating with the State of Arkansas and related entities to improve quality of healthcare while reducing costs.
  • Your success will be measured through the ability to learn and manipulate healthcare related data, implementing complex analytic processes, comprehensive unit testing, ownership of tasks and challenges, and efficiency of algorithms.

Occasional responsibilities include:

  • Research new technologies and solutions.
  • Perform systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.
  • Participate in large system and subsystem planning.
  • Advise hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements.
  • Collaborate with hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems and works with them to resolve incompatibilities.
  • Write and updates technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials.
  • Provide customer support for software operating systems and application issues.
  • Develop and/or maintain knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Participate in special projects as required.


  • BA/BS
  • 5+ years of related software development experience.  Including, but not limited to, planning and implementation of new software solutions.  Knowledge of object-oriented programming concepts is a plus.
  • 3+ years of direct experience in SQL and/or PL/SQL or closely related procedural language(s). Experience must come from a majority of candidates’daily time spent on these technologies.
  • Assertive and clear communication skills.
  • Ability to be proactive in taking ownership of tasks and their solutions required.
  • Availability to travel 1-2 weeks per year desirable.


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Customizable health benefits packages
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees

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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

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.