Software Engineer (Active TS/SCI w/Poly)

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

Cloud: Amazon Web Services (AWS)




Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

REQ#: RQ145018
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline
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

Own the opportunity as a Software Engineer and help ensure the mission is never interrupted. At GDIT, we deliver clarity with our cloud solutions and provide meaningful work. Your work will be an important part of transforming our clients for the modern age and help them face any obstacle

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Software Engineer supporting the customer, you will be trusted to solve complex IT issues while delivering outstanding customer service.

Ensure the safety and security of our nation as a Software Engineer at GDIT. You’ll apply the latest technology and provide operational support to deliver actionable intelligence for the Intelligence Community. Here, your work will have meaning and impact as you deliver your best every day.


The Sponsors office is the force of choice for the development of global infrastructure and delivery of solutions that drive influence operations. The Sponsor requires specialized skills in cloud engineering and full stack development.

Contractor personnel serving in designated High Risk Roles (HRR) are required to comply with the Sponsor’s screening program, whereby completion of a medical screening process to obtain a medical clearance is required. The Sponsor will determine the appropriate level of medical screening based on the High Risk Roles specifically identified by the GTM.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • Required Experience:
  • Demonstrated experience independently designing and developing cloud based applications using current best practices and architectural guidelines.
  • Demonstrated experience working in software engineering, applications development or web application development and deployment.
  • Demonstrated experience with object oriented development in a modern language (Java, Go, C##).
  • Demonstrated experience developing front ends in modern frameworks like React, Angular, or Vue.
  • Demonstrated experience developing in a Linux environment.
  • Demonstrated experience developing in a commercial clouds such as AWS, Azure, or GCP.
  • Demonstrated experience developing containerized applications using Kubernetes.
  • Demonstrated experience working with orchestration tools like Terraform, Ansible, or Helm.
  • Demonstrated experience with networking and Virtual Private Network (VPN) protocols like OpenVPN, Wireguard, and IPSec.
  • Demonstrated experience performing software and hardware upgrades, patches and reconfigs.
  • Demonstrated experience installing and upgrading computer components and software, managing virtual servers, and integrate automation processes.
  • Demonstrated experience troubleshooting hardware and software errors by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing impact of issues.
  • Demonstrated experience performing regular backup operations and implementing appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures.
  • Demonstrated experience monitoring the system daily and responding immediately to performance, security or usability concerns.
  • Demonstrated experience reviewing application logs to sustain system integrity and security.
  • Demonstrated experience communicating issues and resolutions to all levels of an organization.
  • Associate or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, System Administration, or a closely related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Security Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Preferred Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience with Java/Go.
  • Demonstrated experience with Javascript.
  • Demonstrated experience with React, Angular, or Vue.
  • Demonstrated experience with development in AWS, Azure, or GCP (specifically experience with EC2, S3, EKS, EFS, Route53, Load Balancers or their equivalents).
  • Demonstrated experience with Kubernetes.
  • Demonstrated experience with automation – CI/CD (Gitlab).
  • Demonstrated experience responding and resolving help desk and JIRA requests.

Location: Reston, VA


  • 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 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.