Mobile Applications Developer

Clearance Level
Dahlgren, Virginia

REQ#: RQ127197

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: SSBI (T5)
Requisition Type: Pipeline

Join GDIT and be part of the team of men and woman that solve the world’s most complex technical challenges.  The team is seeking a Mobile Application Developer to support a Department of Navy customer in Dahlgren, VA.

The Mobile Application Developer will:

  • Lead by translating system requirements into the design and development of customized systems in an agile environment
  • Work autonomously to deliver project phases on time and budget according to project specifications
  • Plan, conduct and coordinate programming of mobile applications of considerable complexity requiring a thorough understanding of all parameters affecting and interfacing with the application
  • Provide technical advice and consultation on complex programming applications
  • Lead architecture and development of iOS applications
  • Communicate technical limitations and roadblocks to the team
  • Assist the client support team using technical background
  • Assess feasibility, difficulty, and provide time estimates on implementing new features to an application
  • Work with backend developers to integrate and consume restful API’s
  • Recommends and develops programming and documentation standards
  • Prepares cost analysis and justification for programming projects
  • May provide work leadership for lower level employees


  • BA/BS degree preferred, Four (4) years of additional experience will be considered in lieu of degree
  • Three (3) years of experience in hybrid and native mobile application development and integration
  • Meaningful development experience in modern development frameworks including React Native, Ionic, Angular, Node, Swift, Kotlin
  • Familiarity with agile development practices
  • Experience working with Git version control in a collaborative team environment, creating pull requests and performing code reviews
  • Ability to work in various team sizes that could scale anywhere from working solo to a team of ten plus developers across various disciplines
  • Deep understanding of UIKit, Foundation, and other core iOS frameworks
  • Experience integrating restful APIs and Web services
  • Contributed to at least one application on the Apple AppStore
  • Secret clearance based on T3 investigation required, T5 investigation desired

Additional skills may include:

  • Coding Languages: CSS, HTML5, Java, JavaScript, Python, Ruby
  • Code Versioning Tools: Bazaar, CVS, Git, Mercurial, SVN
  • Frameworks: Angular, AVFoundation, CloudKit, Core Animation, Core Data, Core Graphics, Core Text, Foundation, Laravel, React, Symfony, UIKit, Vue, WebKit, Zend
  • UI Frameworks: Cocoa Touch, Jasmine, Jest, Karma, Protractor, Selenium
  • Cloud platforms: AWS, Azure, GCP

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.