Lead Programmer, Sr. Software Architect - Secret - Springfield, VA

Clearance Level
Software Development
Springfield, Virginia

REQ#: RQ51896

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Lead Programmer, Sr. Software Architect
SECRET required
Springfield, VA

Please take this opportunity to join one of GDIT’s US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System eXtended (US BICES-X) program.  We are a cutting edge program supporting the Department of Defense (DoD) collaborative information environment for intelligence sharing with allies and international partners. We are a global team with multiple locations in the U.S. and abroad supporting U.S. Combatant Commands mission critical or episodic operations. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for working with cutting edge technologies, learning new things, and solving real world issues that impact U.S. National Security. 

You will be joining a new, agile digital transformation initiative to improve the program’s global effectiveness, increase operational visibility into its IT assets, and drive cost savings by implementing the full range of Servicenow capabilities, to include ITSM, IT Operations Management (ITOM), IT Business Management (ITBM), Security Operations, dashboards, and automation and orchestration.


  • Function as a technical lead, developing process frameworks and services that encompass technology, & process
  • As a Subject Matter Expert, help internal teams accelerate Servicenow automation, application development, modernization, and integration through Agile & DevSecOps transformation, that may include cloud-native application design & development, customer & user experience, modern software deployment techniques, test automation frameworks, open source management solutions, serverless computing and application performance management
  • Lead or mentor junior staff on an agile, Servicenow implementation team
  • Provide and/or develop subject matter expertise on Servicenow development and modules as required.
  • Working with build and ops teams to automate tasks, integrate ML/AI to provide greater efficiency and reliability across traditional and cloud networks
  • Participate in internal and customer meetings understand requirements, identify unique use cases, and implement information technology solutions / initiatives.
  • Perform full-spectrum of software development lifecycle (SDLC), to include systems modeling, simulation, analysis, testing and debugging assigned components and units.
  • Maintain all agreed upon professional and technical certifications you have and are given the opportunity to achieve.


Required Qualifications:

  • 20+ years of experience required. 
  • SECRET Clearance
  • BS in Computer Science or a relevant field, or comparable work experience
  • Direct supervisory experience of software development staff
  • Experience designing and delivering solutions, preferably in a Defense or National Intelligence agency, is preferred

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI
  • Relevant Agile certifications
  • Experience with Servicenow development, including core ITSM tables, Glide, scripting, business rules, client scripts, data imports, custom apps, and development methods
  • Experience with Web development, including X–HTML, CSS3, SQL, XML, or Angular and at least one of the following back–end technologies: JavaScript, PHP, .NET, Java, or ColdFusion
  • Experience with Servicenow SERVICE PORTAL design and end-user/customer experience such as development of professional, compelling design and graphical interface for Service Portal
  • 5+ Experience in application development and automation functions utilizing Python/Java, Ansible, web services (REST, gRPC, YAML/JSON)
  • Understanding of Linux, VM and container environments and utilities
  • Strong desire to code, produce clean readable code, good understanding of CI/CD, open source systems and git repositories required
  • Experience with Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) concepts and scripting languages such as Yaml, JSON, Terraform etc
  • Experience in large scale network and cloud deployments and automation
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Experience in directing program activities to meet client and organization work objectives and have served clients to coordinate activities, negotiate tasks, and solve problems
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in applying service delivery business models and technologies to deliver successful outcomes that support and enhance customer mission capabilities
  • Firm knowledge of DoD/IC, Agile, DevOps, and Lean requirements, methodologies, and toolsets, and/or application development platforms
  • Experience with requirements management, JIRA (or similar RTM platforms)

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.

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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.