Software Developer Senior

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Software Development
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: G2019-55309

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.


GDIT is seeking a Software Developer at the Senior level who will be working with the customer and development team to:


  • Understand the needs and priorities to design implementation architecture solutions
  • Apply technical knowledge with customer modernization roadmap and architectural requirements to meet business and IT needs, ensuring technical viability of new projects and successful deployments, orchestrating key resources and infusing key infrastructure technologies.
  • Develop deep relationships with key customer IT decision makers, who drive long-term cloud adoption.
  • Maintain and advance deep technical skills and knowledge, keeping up to date with market trends and competitive insights, and share within the technical community.
  • Be an AWS Platform evangelist with customers and external communities


  • Create architectural guidelines and standards;
  • Evaluate existing architectures, identify gaps, and propose courses of action to improve stability, availability, manageability, and costs;
  • Design, develop, and implement hybrid cloud environments;
  • Design, implement, and execute Backup and Recovery and Business Continuity processes;
  • Design, implement, and execute security standards;
  • Monitor environments for security vulnerabilities and take actions to remediate and/or mitigate risks ;
  • Perform troubleshooting and root cause analysis;
  • Monitor applications and services within the environments, take actions to resolve issues and implement strategies to prevent future occurrences;
  • Monitor AWS maintenance and outages, assess impact, and develop strategies to minimize impact;
  • Create and follow up on AWS support tickets.


  • 5-10 years of IT infrastructure development experience;
  • Strong AWS experience especially in the following services (VPC, EC2, IAM, CloudFormation, S3, Route53, Security);
  • Strong Linux experience;
  • Strong networking experience;
  • Strong networking and systems security background;
  • Scripting experience especially in bash and python;
  • Experience deploying and managing Kubernetes cluster deployments preferably within AWS;
  • Experience deploying and managing DCOS cluster deployments preferably within AWS;
  • Experience managing environments having deployments of Kafka, Storm, ElasticSearch, Cassandra, HTTPS services and applications;
  • Strong background in Devops related practices such as CI/CD, infrastructure automation, and infrastructure as code;
  • Experience with the following development and Devops related tools: Git, Jenkins, Bitbucket;
  • Teamwork and communication skills.



  • Java development experience including usage of Spring Boot and Maven;
  • Experience supporting large AWS deployments using a multi-account organizational structure;
  • Experience supporting Node.js application deployments as docker images;
  • Experience supporting Spring Boot application deployments as docker images;
  • Experience managing deployments of any of the following: emqttd, Prometheus, ElastAlert, Vault, ELK stack;



BA/BS  Computer Science or related field
















" 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.