Lead Java/Node.js Developer (Active Polygraph Required)

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ99074

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular


  • Develop backend applications following design specifications using the appropriate tools.
  • Maintains and modifies existing software applications.
  • Analyzes detailed systems factors, including input and output requirements, information flow, software requirements, and alternative methods of problem resolution.
  • Performs modifications to and maintenance of operational programs and procedures.
  • Participates in code reviews to represent reviewed work for adherence to standards and specifications.
  • Writes or revises program documentation, operations documentation and user guides as it relates to code changes or applications.
  • Expertise at configuring AWS/C2S Cloud environments following best practices.
  • Assemble and integrate cloud operating platforms using open source & partner tools.
  • Integrate infrastructure builds with continuous code deployment processes.
  • Build automated deployments using configuration management playbooks and recipes.
  • Ensure the performance, reliability, security and ease of maintenance for deployments.


  • Proven experience in Java/SpringBoot, Node.js, AWS Lambda development
  • Hands on experience in designing and developing applications using Java EE platforms
  • Experience with Linux
  • Object oriented analysis and design using common design patterns.
  • Working knowledge of SQL and NoSQL data storage solutions
  • Experience with preparing and producing releases of software components
  • Exposure to Agile/SCRUM methodologies and iterative development
  • Experience with DevOps/CI tools such as Git Hub, Jenkins and Teraform


  • Experience with AWS offerings, such as EC2, ELB, ASG, RDS, DynamoDB, EMR, Lambda
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with Angular
  • Working knowledge of DevOps/configuration management tools such as GitHub, Jenkins, Teraform, and CloudFormation
  • Experience with unit testing, code reviews, merge requests, and continuous integration



DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 20+ years of experience

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, 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.

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.

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.