Software Engineer (TS/SCI with Poly Required)

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

Cloud: Amazon Web Services (AWS)


Java Script


REQ#: RQ144627
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


The Software Engineer will design, develop, code, test, and debug complex new software products, or make significant enhancements to existing software. The ideal candidate is a hands-on software developer with experience with application development to customer specifications. They must have strong, firsthand technical expertise in a variety of configuration management and software development and the proven ability to fashion robust solutions. They must be at ease working in an Agile environment with little supervision. This person should embody a passion for continuous improvement and innovation.


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


  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with modern programming languages including Java, JavaScript, and Python.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience developing with cloud-based services such as AWS.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience integrating and developing code for visualization of data (e.g, using D3.js or React libraries or developing Tableau or Kibana dashboards).
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience working with Docker, Kubernetes, Kafka, and Elasticsearch.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with building APIs and services using REST
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with Linux.



  • Work with a team to analyze existing software applications and tools, and recommend new technologies and methodologies to improve system performance and usability.
  • Design, develops, tests, debugs, and deploys new software tools that extend or replace existing capabilities.
  • Advise hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements and works with them to resolve incompatibilities.
  • Write and updates technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, training materials, processes and procedures.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with data scientists, analysts, project managers and other engineers and analysts.
  • Provide ongoing maintenance, support, and enhancements in existing systems and platforms.
  • Provide ongoing maintenance, support, and enhancements in existing systems and platforms.
  • 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.


  • Demonstrated hands-on experience in programming and software development with web and client/server applications using Java, JavaScript, and Python.
  • Demonstrated hands on experience working with PostgreSQL and Apache NiFi.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience working with Hadoop, Apache Spark and their related ecosystems.
  • Demonstrated hands-on DevOps experience building and deploying infrastructure with technologies such as Cloud Formation, Ansible and/or Puppet.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with Linux-based systems and shell scripting
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with monitoring technologies like ELK, Prometheus, Grafana, etc.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with build automation technologies like Maven, Jenkins, etc.

'**Location is Chantilly, VA  however, customer discretion may require temporary seating at another location within Northern Virginia.**





Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

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.