Junior Software Environment Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Software Engineering
Springfield, Virginia
St Louis, Missouri
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Scripting Languages

Software Application Development

REQ#: RQ144812
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

​Transform technology into opportunity as a Junior Software Environment Engineer with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Junior Software Environment Engineer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Junior Software Environment Engineer joining our team to support our intelligence customer in Springfield, VA or St. Louis, MO.


The Junior Software Environment Engineer is an active participant in SAFe and Scrum development teams and meetings. Understands DevSecOps and is able to develop/test for enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software.


  • Incrementally build functionality for DevSecOps products
  • Develop and deploy cloud-based applications securely, efficiently, and with high resiliency
  • Participate in sprint planning and release planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, retrospectives, and other agile-related events
  • Update agile tracking systems JIRA and Confluence to provide transparency on product and sprint backlogs; track and communicate overall progress against assigned user stories
  • Work with a scrum team to refine a prioritized backlog through story decomposition and task definition, including providing point estimates based on complexity
  • Must meet DoD 8570 IAT Level II requirements including one of the following:  Security+ CE, CND, SSCP, GSEC, GICSP, CySA+, or CCNA, or obtain certification within 90 days of hiring
  • Promote a collaborative team environment that fosters experimentation, creativity and innovation
  • Assist with internal and external communication


Required Skills:

  • Associate's Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, and work experience
  • Understanding of DevSecOps and software application development processes
  • Familiarity with programming or scripting languages (e.g. Javascript, Python), data structures, and techniques
  • Experience with web-based Knowledge Management (e.g. Confluence, SharePoint)
  • Experience with workflow orchestration tools (e.g. GitLab, GitHub)
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Experience working in dynamic team-based environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Active TS/SCI clearance required and eligibility to obtain a CI poly

Desired Skills and Certifications:

  • 3+ years of experience working within the DoD or IC Community
  • Experience with Atlassian Agile Products; specifically, JIRA and Confluence
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code such as Puppet, Ansible, Chef, Salt, CloudFormation or Terraform
  • Agile-related certification (e.g. SAFe Agilist, Certified Scrum Master)

● 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

3 + 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.