Software Applications Engineer - Mobility Specialist for Special Warfare Capabilities

Clearance Level
Software Engineering
Fort Walton Beach, Florida

REQ#: RQ80911

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular


GDIT is seeking a professional, energetic, and reliable Software Application Engineer to join the GDIT-ARMA Team. Under general supervision, the individual will be responsible for the design of scalable, elastic, highly available, and fault-tolerant architectures and applications, including mobile. Assist in the integration and re-work of legacy systems and services leveraging established and well-accepted design patterns. Identify and implement solutions to support the accreditation of environments to meet compliance requirements.  Specific focus will be on Android Team Awareness Kit Samsung Tactical-Edition Operating System integration into tactical networks, extending tactical awareness for Special Operations Forces into contingency/bandwidth constrained areas of operation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with Android Team Awareness Kit (ATAK), and Software Development Kit (SDK)
  • Experience with Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions (e.g., Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM), VMWare Workspace One, etc.)
  • Experience/knowledge of with Radio Frequency (RF) data transmission systems
  • Familiarity Android OS, iOS, and Linux
  • Familiarity with Android Studio, IntelliJ IDEA, or the like
  • Strong understanding of web-based APIs (e.g., RESTful, SOAP, etc.)
  • Experience in mobile automation frameworks (e.g., Appium, AWS Device Farm, etc.)
  • Exposure to automation engines such as Puppet, Ansible, Chef, or Salt with either the Microsoft Windows Operation System or with Linux-based distros
  • Substantial experience working with one or more common programming languages such as JavaScript, PHP, Python, Objective-C, Swift, and Java
  • Experience using issue tracking tools such as Jira, GitHub, Redmine, Bugzilla, Team Foundations, or similar
  • Experience with virtualization technologies (e.g., VMWare, Docker, etc.)
  • Self-motivating and have the ability to work independently when necessary, but able to work with other on team projects
  • Understanding of Agile Software Development and have used either Kanban or scrum-based scheduling
  • Confidence in configuring and maintaining of a variety of various frameworks and applications such as Node.js, Ruby on Rails, .NET, Apache, Nginx, IIS, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MSSQL, or similar

Certification Requirements

  • DoD 8570 compliant for IAT Level II
  • AWS Associate (e.g., Solutions Architect, Developer, etc.) desired
  • Associate Android Developer Certification highly desired upfront, or within 6-months of development


  • Bachelors of Science Degree in a related discipline OR equivalent number years of related experience and/or technical training
  • 5+ years of demonstrable software development
  • Must have a Secret Clearance to begin work and the ability to obtain a Top-Secret Clearance

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.