Software Engineer, NITES-Next Program - US Citizen - Remote

Clearance Level
Software Engineering
San Diego, California
Key Skills For Success

Applications Software Development



Software Development

REQ#: RQ147166
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

GDIT seeks a Software Engineer to contribute to the Naval Integrated Tactical Environmental System - Next Generation (NITES-Next) program.

As a Software Engineer for our NITES-Next program, you will be working on the Navy's premier suite of software tools for the distribution, display and analysis of meteorological and oceanographic data and its impact on Navy systems. This includes a web based React JS user interface running the Chromium Framework, JBoss Application Server, PostgreSQL RDBS with Post GIS extension, and GeoServer Geospatial Information System (GIS). Current work includes refactoring the system to support deployment in a ServiceMix based containerized architecture built through the Overmatch Software Armory (OSA) DevSecOps software factory. We implement for target deployments on Windows Laptops, Multi-VM Ship Based Hosting Environments, Ashore Cloud-based deployments, and Containerized Deployments.

Our customer is in San Diego, CA, however our development team members work from home at locations across the United States.

In this role, a typical day will include:

Working as a development team member of our 18-member Scrum Agile development team. The team includes both new developers and highly skilled software architects. We meet daily for standup meetings and have continuous availability through MS Teams. You will be assigned refined and detailed software development tasks for the design, implementation, dev test of JavaScript and Java backend web applications. You will make use of virtual machines on your assigned laptop, and our cloud hosted continuous integration environment to develop software. In our Scrum process we seek to refine all assigned tasks to small well defined user stories that on average take 1-2 days to complete. This level of refinement and detail helps developers better understand their tasks and productively complete one well defined small task at a time.


  • Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain a Secret clearance

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Level Security Clearance (being currently in possession of a clearance is a plus)

  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience) in computer science

  • 1-5 years of experience in software development

  • Languages: Java, JavaScript (school-based experience - 3 years)

  • Container based software development (0-3 years)

  • JBoss Application Server (0-3 years)

  • Ability to communicated clearly and concisely to describe technical problems and solutions.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience or knowledge of configuring DevSecOps pipelines

  • Amazon Cloud

  • Service Mix

  • GeoServer GIS

  • Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Web Services: Web Map Service (WMS), Web Coverage Service (WCS), Web Feature Service (WFS)

  • Quarkus

  • METOC Domain Experience


  • 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

1 + years of related experience

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

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $92,000 - $138,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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.