Command & Control Software Engineering & Support (C2SES) 4 Force Survivability, Analysis, and Management (FSAM) Lead Software Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Software Engineering
Offutt AFB, Nebraska
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Agile Software Development Lifecycle

Leading Project

Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Waterfall Model

REQ#: RQ141861
Requisition Type: Pipeline
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Discover a career that is challenging, impactful, and mission critical. Join our team as a Command & Control Software Engineering & Support (C2SES) 4 Force Survivability, Analysis, and Management (FSAM) Lead Software Engineer and make an impact for Air Force Life Cycle Management Centers Combatant Command C2 Division’s (AFLCMC/HBC) acquisition program portfolio on the C2SES 4 contract supporting United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM). While you help us advance the mission, we’ll help advance your career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can't turn into opportunity. As a C2SES 4 FSAM Lead Software Engineer, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter by enabling Commander USSTRATCOM with C2SES capabilities.  C2SES provides Commander USSTRATCOM, supported Combatant Commands, Component Commands, and other authorized users with modernized mission critical communications and computer systems utilizing common integrated information and decision toolsets, applications, and capabilities in a fully synchronized, net-centric information environment, necessary to maintain deterrence and, if required, dominate in conflict. Simply put, you are supporting our Nation’s number one mission of Nuclear Deterrence. Our work depends on C2SES 4 FSAM Lead Software Engineer, who is TS/SCI level cleared, joining our team to serves as a technical liaison between the Contractor and Government. You must possess the ability to work independently with little supervision, embrace autonomy, seize opportunity, and be trusted to deliver your best every day. 


You will enable technical architecture planning and execution in near-real time with mission requirements ensuring development activities keep pace and support operational needs with approximately two-week delivery sprints. The Lead SW Engineer ensures the team documents customer-desired outcomes and required functionality. Additionally, the Lead SW Engineer documents specific software requirements and designs and validates the requirements with the complete problem/project in mind. This includes maintenance operations, performance, test, cost and schedule, training, and support. Software engineering considers both the operational and the technical needs of all stakeholders with the goal of providing a quality product that meets the user needs to accomplish the mission. This position requires the ability to work independently with little supervision.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Participate in planning, definition, and high-level design of the solutions or alternatives.
  • Enable the Continuous Delivery Pipeline through appropriate design guidelines.
  • Actively participate in the Continuous Exploration process as part of the Continuous Delivery Pipeline, especially in identification, planning, and execution of technical work.
  • Communicate with the customer executive leadership regarding all technical matters on the project.
  • Define subsystems and their interfaces, allocate responsibilities to subsystems, understand solution deployment, and communicate requirements for interactions with solution context.
  • Support technology/engineering aspects of Program planning and execution.
  • Provide oversight and foster Built-In Quality and Team and Technical Agility.
  • Work directly with Agile Team(s) to determine velocity, prioritize tasks, implement requirements, and implement automated testing concepts.
  • Manage Product Backlog and assist the Product Owner to arrange the Product Backlog to maximize value.
  • Perform lessons learned and/or root cause analysis for production issues and provide resolutions in a timely manner.
  • Recommend improvements to existing software applications, as necessary.



  • BS degree in a technical discipline

Required Experience:

  • 10+ years of recent experience with Agile Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) from conception through end of life.
  • 5 years’ experience leading projects using Agile/Scrum development processes and DevSecOps (including continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD), services, continuous security, and containerization with the associated automation techniques) principles.
  • Experience should include using iterative development, test driven development, introducing testing concepts (both manual and automated) early in the process, and installation and troubleshooting techniques.
  • Experience being a partner in successful transition to an incremental delivery methodology from a waterfall methodology a plus

Security Clearance Level:

  • Must possess a Top-Secret clearance based on a Special Background Investigation and be eligible for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI), Nuclear Command and Control (NC2) and Special Access Program (SAP) access.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with USSTRATCOM ISPAN domain.
  • Experience with the C2SES Suite of Software Applications: NPES, FSR, and FSAM.
  • Certified Scrum Master.
  • DOD 8570 IAT level 2 baseline certification.


On Customer Site


  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required

Less than 10%

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.