Software Engineer Senior - TS/SCI w/Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Software Engineering
Tysons Corner, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Agile Scrum Development

Java Spring

Software Development

REQ#: RQ171187
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a Software Engineer Senior at GDIT. Here, you’ll tailor cutting-edge solutions to the unique requirements of our clients. With a career in application development, you’ll make the end user’s experience your priority and we’ll make your career growth ours.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Software Engineer Senior you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Software Engineer Senior joining our team to design, develop, code, test, and debug complex new web applications and micro services, or make significant enhancements to existing software. The ideal candidate is a hands-on software developer with experience with application development to customer specifications. 


  • Designs, develops, evaluates, plans and tests engineering specifications for software programs and applications

  • Hands-on experience with web development using a JavaScript framework (Angular, React)

  • Hands-on experience with application development using Java (Springboot) for web server APIs

  • Experience with a RDBMS (SQL) or a NoSQL data store a plus

  • Experience with test-driven development and automated testing frameworks Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies.

  • This includes participating in daily team stand up meetings and being an active participant in code reviews and pull requests

  • Experience with cloud technologies (AWS, Azure) a plus

  • Capable of delivering on multiple competing priorities with little supervision Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • The position requires an active Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph clearance

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience

  • 5 - 8 years related software development experience

  • 3 to 5 years of experience and is familiar with the following software/tools:

  • Experience in modern programming languages like JavaScript, Typescript, Node, Java, Python, etc.

  • Experience with build automation technologies like Maven, Jenkins, etc.

  • Experience with building APIs and services using Java spring-boot

  • Experience with Elastic Search and relational databases

  • Experience with UI/UX Design

  • Experience with Angular Typescript is preferable

  • Analyze, design and develop web applications, micro services with unit tests

  • Test software development methodology in an agile environment

  • Provide ongoing maintenance, support and enhancements in existing systems and platforms

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with data scientists, analyst, project managers and other engineers

  • Troubleshoots complex problems and provides customer support for software systems and application issues

  • Provide recommendations for continuous improvement

  • Work alongside other engineers on the team to sustain and advance our organization’s capabilities

  • Location: On Customer Site

  • US Citizenship Required


  • 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

5 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.