Software Developer | Back-End

Clearance Level
Software Development
Eagan, Minnesota

REQ#: RQ71463

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT is looking for a Software Developer with strong back-end skills to support a client’s transformation and modernization of an enterprise budgeting system. The developer will deliver innovative solutions for improving the effectiveness and capabilities of the client’s budget forecast and management system.

Our team will modernize a set of existing services and data resources to an OpenShift environment on Azure, and then move on to extending these services and developing new ones. 

This role requires a combination back-end programming skills (primarily Java), MicroServices (service design, implementation, scalability) and front-end UI development (using AngularJS). The best candidate has a strong understanding of industry trends and using agile methodologies for development and deployment processes in a cloud environment.  

The candidate will be responsible for working across the software life-cycle, with an emphasis on design and development.  The ideal candidate, while focused on back-end development would also be able to contribute as developer to other parts of the application and testing stack. The candidate will work collaboratively with the team to best realize system requirements in Java, and when appropriate provide custom implementations to create a compelling experience for system users.    

The candidate should be able to: 

  • Write clean, maintainable, testable, and extensible code using platform and industry standards using Java.  Writing code in JavaScript HTML, CSS, and frameworks such as ArnularJS is a plus, as is experience with Azure and OpenShift
  • Use SQL database to persist information.  The ability to use NoSQL databases is a plus (Cosmos, Mongo) 
  • Kubernettes experience a plus 
  • Configure libraries and builds using tools such as Maven and NPM 
  • Create and publish web services as well as Integrate external resources, especially web services
  • Contribute to all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle (e.g. Requirements, Design, Development, and Testing) 
  • Conduct multiple levels of testing including unit, system, integration and performance, with automation where possible
  • Collaborate with the team on agile activities including to estimation, iterative planning and retrospectives  
  • Integrate development work as part of Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipelines 
  • Manage code and other artifacts using Git 
  • Participate in code reviews

Required Qualifications

  • BA/BS in technical, business, or related field.  (Bachelor’s or equivalent in in computer science/systems, information systems/technology, engineering/engineering technology, software engineering/programming, management, natural sciences, social sciences, mathematics or business/finance)
  • 8 years of relevant experience

The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years. The selected candidate cannot have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days and no more than 180 cumulative days.


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.

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.