Software Engineer - TS/SCI w/Poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Software Engineering
McLean, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
REQ#: RQ139921
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

We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges. GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to securely and expertly apply the latest technology. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate.

The Software Engineer will design and develop complex new software products, or make significant enhancements to existing software, and deliver mission impacting applications to users across mission center. The ideal candidate is a hands-on developer with significant experience in developing scalable data platforms, with experience in business intelligence, analytics, data science and data products. They must have strong, firsthand technical expertise in a variety of configuration management and big data technologies and the proven ability to fashion robust scalable solutions that can manage large data sets. 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

* Minimum of eight years current and related software development experience

* TS/SCI with polygraph


  • Demonstrated experience building and operating a full stack application using Java and Angular or similar Javascript/Typescript framework

  • Demonstrated knowledge of working against distributed no-sql data stores, such as ElasticSearch, MongoDB, Cassandra, etc.

  • Proficiency in traditional SQL databases and knowledge of persistence frameworks like JPA

  • Hands on experience configuring Java web servers such as Tomcat or Firefly Familiarity with build automation technologies like Maven, Jenkins, etc.


  • Knowledge and experience building Business Intelligence dashboards and systems such as Elastic Kibana, MS PowerBI, or Apache Superset

  • Development experience in Python and experience with Anaconda

  • Familiarity with Ansible for deployment and management

  • Familiarity with HTTP proxy systems such as haproxy or nginx

  • Knowledge of containerization technologies to include Docker, Kubernetes, Helm,etc.


  • Design, develop, and support production, user facing applications in support of mission objectives.

  • 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.


  • 401K with company match

  • Rewards program for high-performing employees

  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

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Travel Required: None
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 the status of the federal contractor mandate and 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.