Geospatial Systems Software Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Software Development
Fort Gordon, Georgia
Fort Liberty, North Carolina
Springfield, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Application Development

Computer Programming

Software Development

REQ#: RQ164826
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

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a Geospatial Systems Software Engineer at GDIT. Here, you’ll tailor cutting-edge solutions to the unique requirements of our clients. With a career in application development, you’ll make the end user’s experience your priority and we’ll make your career growth ours.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Geospatial Systems Software Engineer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Geospatial Systems Software Engineer joining our team to support our Department of Defense (DoD) customer in multiple regions of the Continental United States (CONUS).



  • Customize, deploy, and test enterprise GIS applications
  • Assess and support Risk Management Frameworks for tasks related to authentication and authorization
  • Provide accesses based on user roles and user types in ArcGIS Enterprise
  • Perform software development in Python, C#, C++, HTML, and JavaScript and write software documentation to design specifications (user manuals, technical updates in GitLab, use of SharePoint, etc.) supporting the technical editor team and configuration management
  • Designs and implements geospatial data acquisition, cleaning, preparation, and conversion procedures
  • Ensures the stability, integrity and efficient operation of systems associated with AI/ML/DL
  • Implements and monitors model benchmarks for training data management and model accuracy
  • Participate in Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) programs and oversee design and code reviews, database reviews, and other QA/QC activities throughout the project life cycle
  • Perform detailed software design and detailed database conversion design, and are directly involved in the coding and implementation of the more complex and strategic portions of application software and database conversion projects


Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, sciences or other business
  • GIS related field experience and 5 - 10 years of technical experience
  • Background in requirements analysis, design, and software development methodologies; documentation standards; configuration management; DoD software policies; and DoD test and evaluation requirements; distributed systems, modeling and simulation, and resource utilization assessment. Experience using Git/GitLab/GitHub
  • Experience with DevOps and DevSecOps processes and workflows
  • Experience in AGILE methodologies
  • Containerization experience and knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift
  • Demonstrated experience using COTS exploitation software such as ENVI, RemoteView, ArcGIS, Skyline Software, Erdas Imagine) in both Windows/Linux operating environments
  • Thorough understanding of Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) software (ArcGIS Pro, Desktop, Enterprise), Quantam GIS (QGIS), GeoServer, PostGIS (PostgreSQL), as well as software engineering and programming for GIS systems (SQL, Python, JavaScript, HTML) in large computer and minicomputer and microprocessor systems supporting a broad base of applications
  • Demonstrated ability to creatively solve technical problems
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a small team
  • Must have active Secret or TS/SCI clearance​

● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $106,371 - $138,000. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.