Software Developer Senior - TS/SCI + Poly

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

REQ#: RQ124300

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

At GDIT we build cutting-edge applications that help the end user accomplish their mission.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own. Bring your creativity to help us find simple solutions to complex problems. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you’ll play an essential part in preparing our nation for the future.

Critical Core Competencies

  • Design, develop and maintain applications, new applications development, modifications of existing applications, transition of legacy applications to new technologies, including experience with restful services, ServiceNow and SalesForce

Required skills and demonstrated experience

The candidate shall have the following required skills, certifications and demonstrated experience:

  • Demonstrated experience identifying and validating requirements for web sites, applications, and web services
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Windows OS and associated Active Directory
  • Demonstrated experience using JIRA and Confluence
  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Products; MS Office 2016, Outlook 2016, and Skype for Business
  • Demonstrated experience using the technical and functional design requirements related to Java, JavaScript, Ruby, CMS, Angular, and ServiceNow developing languages.
  • Demonstrated experience using Spring, Hibernate, and JSF frameworks
  • Demonstrated experience with AJAX and Java EL for web applications and application data logic
  • Demonstrated experience with Apache TomCat as a web server for JAVA implementations
  • Demonstrated experience with web technologies, including CSS and HTML
  • Demonstrated experience with Frontend design: Bootstrap and VanillaJS
  • Demonstrated experience using ElasticSearch search/analytics engine
  • Demonstrated experience usingMySQL relational database management systems
  • Demonstrated experience with version control software, Git/GitHub
  • Demonstrated experience using MongoDB database environment
  • Demonstrated experience with scripting languages including Python and Perl
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with development teams for new codes, updates, modifications, transitions, and implementation of new and existing requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with system users and customers to determine present and future user needs.
  • Demonstrated experience with requirements life cycle to define new requirements, refine existing requirements, analyze, track, and test requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience with analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and resolve technical problems and issues.
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and within groups.
  • Demonstrated experience with Agile development.
  • Demonstrated experience with Help Desk customer support.

Highly Desired skills and demonstrated experience

Other skills and demonstrated experiences that are highly desired but not mandatory to perform the work, include:

  • Demonstrated experience leading design and development of solutions in an Agile environment
  • Demonstrated experience in developing APIs with REST, SOAP, and JSON
  • Demonstrated experience with tools for configuration management, requirements (e.g. JIRA), automated testing, and deployment
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of IT Service Management and common SLA measurements
  • Demonstrated experience with strong written and verbal communication and collaboration skills across diverse audiences (e.g. presentations)
  • Certifications
    • ITIL v3
    • ServiceNow Certification
    • Certified Application Developer
    • Certified System Administrator
    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)


  • 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

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.