Software Engineer Sr Adv (TS/SCI with Poly Required)

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Software Engineering
McLean, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Operating Systems (OS)

Software Systems

REQ#: RQ171329
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

Software Engineer Sr Advisor

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a Software Engineer Sr Advisor 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 Software Engineer Sr Advisor you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Software Engineer Sr Advisor joining our team to work with stakeholders to design and develop web-based applications.  Additionally, they will design and develop the data workflows and processes required to support the applications.  As a member of the team, candidates will work in a multi-tasking, quick-paced, and dynamic environment.  Ideal candidates will also be familiar with the principles of large-scale database development, data modeling, data mapping, data testing, data quality, and documentation preparation.

● Designs, develops, evaluates, plans and tests engineering specifications for software programs and applications
● Research, design, develop and/or modify enterprise-wide systems and/or application software

● Develop complex data flows or make significant enhancements to existing pipelines

● Resolve complex hardware/software compatibility and interface design considerations

● Conduct investigations and tests of considerable complexity

● Research emerging technologies to determine impact on application execution

● Provide input to staff involved in writing and updating technical documentation

● Troubleshoot complex problems and provide customer support for the ETL process

● Advise hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements

● Prepare reports on analyses, findings, and project progress Provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced software engineers

● May serve as a technical team or task leader

● Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering, or other related technical discipline with 10+ years of equivalent experience.
● Required Technical Skills:

  • Experience with the following technologies: Java/J2EE, JavaScript, SQL, XML, XQuery, XPath, HTML/XHTML, CSS, Python, Shell Scripting, JSON, Elasticsearch/OpenSearch
  • Knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration/Deliver systems such as Jenkins
  • Strong problem-solving skills Ability to comprehend database methodologies
  • Focus on continual process improvement with a proactive approach to problem solving
  • Ability to follow directions and finish tasks

● Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI with Poly
● Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated experience building single-page web applications using Java and Angular
  • Excellent organizational, coordination, interpersonal and team building skills

● Location:** Remote, Hybrid, On Customer Site**
● US Citizenship Required

● 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

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $157,250 - $212,750. 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.
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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.