Java-AWS Software Developer (Systems Software), with Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Software Development
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ91980

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day. We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge that we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Java-AWS Software Developer joining our team to support government activities in McLean, VA.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. A Java-AWS Developer is needed to provide support for a critical mission system. In this role, a typical day will include: Performing on all phases of the software development lifecycle. Analyzing user/business needs and functionality to plan and design software systems to meet those needs. Providing guidance for less-experienced software developers in creating a variety of models and diagrams that show programmers the software code needed for an application. Performing and providing guidance on software updates, refinement, testing, and debugging to meet business needs. Providing relevant analysis for reports on software project specifications, activities, or status. Thoroughly documenting the software or system process for future maintenance and updates. Providing guidance and work leadership to less-experienced analysts.


Required Skills

  • Demonstrated proficiency in programming with Java.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver solutions using a cloud service (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc).
  • Demonstrated experience with RESTful interfaces.
  • Demonstrated experience with Apache Tomcat.
  • Demonstrated experience with version control systems (GitHub) and continuous integration systems (Jenkins).
  • Demonstrated experience with build automation tools (Gradle, Maven).
  • Demonstrated experience with Agile development methodologies and test driven development (JUnit).
  • Demonstrated experience with Linux and/or Unix.
  • BA/BS degree (or equivalent work experience), 3+ years of experience

Desired Skills

  • Demonstrated experience with the Java Spring framework.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in programming with Python.
  • Demonstrated experience with IdAM services.
  • Demonstrated experience with front-end web development (Angular, React, Vue, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience exhibiting oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience working in a team environment.
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or experience that would provide equivalent knowledge of computer science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, and algorithm design.


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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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.