Software Engineering Team Lead (Remote)

Clearance Level
Software Development
Remote, Based in the USA

REQ#: RQ122382

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT is seeking a well-versed, hands-on Software Engineering Leader to join our Federal program team to collaborate and work closely with our Federal customer stakeholders and leadership to understand, document, enhance, implement, maintain, and continuously improve the business processes and supporting Unified Case Management (UCM) low code applications (e.g. Appian, Pega, etc.). You will be the responsible for cultivating and managing the trusted partner relationship with the customer team, learning and improving the customer business processes, and providing technical leadership and hands-on expertise to plan projects and lead the technical agile team designing, implementing, and maintaining the applications.  You will collaborate with other technical leads and agile teams on the program to integrate the UCM COTS applications with the broader Java system and Oracle database. The position will require an individual that thrives in a fast-paced, rapidly changing, collaborative environment, and requires strong troubleshooting and analytical skills, strong critical thinking, complex problem solving, appropriate judgment, and decision-making skills.


  • Work with non-technical leadership and business users to solve open-ended business problems using techniques they understand
  • Be the single point of contact (SPOC) for the customer on this development effort
  • Design, develop, and deploy modern technology solution (e.g. Appian, Pega)
  • Apply modern application development techniques
  • Lead an integrated team (people manager) of employees and subcontractors
  • Work with program and technical staff in all aspects of daily work
  • Fully engaged in the implementation of a DevOps practices for supporting IT
  • Support information assurance process in a technical role by complying with technical controls, technical checklists etc.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and feedback during requirement sessions
  • Lead the team through the scrum process, run daily stand-up meetings, tailor and document team processes, curate backlog of stories
  • Facilitate inter-team cooperation by working effectively with other parts of the Federal program to ensure proper support for the UCM effort
  • Provide overall direction for business and technical leads to ensure that primary goals of the contract are met on-time
  • Review completed work units, ensuring that unit tests are complete and that we are meeting the traceability goals of the CMMI for Development Maturity Level 3 process

WHAT YOU’LL NEED (required):

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 10+ years of related IT experience
  • 3+ years in an IT technical leader role of ~5 staff or more
  • Expertise working with Atlassian suite of tools like Jira and Confluence
  • Experience working with non-technical business users to solve open-ended business problems using data
  • Experience gathering requirements and eliciting the information needed to understand the actual outcome wanting to be achieved
  • Superior customer service skills working proactively and collaboratively with the UCM stakeholders, other Federal customers and across other GDIT program teams.
  • Superior writing and communication skills. Must write and speak succinctly and clearly and explain complex technical details in plain English to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Excellent multi-tasking and organization skills. Must manage multiple simultaneous tasks and prioritize assignments and tasks accordingly, remaining flexible to changing priorities and new initiatives
  • Experience using agile methodologies to prioritize and perform tasks
  • SQL skills
  • Java Skills
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite


  • Masters Degree
  • 15+ years of related IT experience
  • Experience with low code platform (e.g. Appian, Pega, etc.)
  • Experience in the healthcare industry
  • Experience working for the Federal Government or Contractor
  • Proficiency with MS Project and MS Visio or other comparable tools
  • An understanding of 508 and how it impacts development efforts


The likely salary range for this position is $103,272 - $172,453, 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. 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.