Software Developer - Automation Tools

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Annapolis Junction, Maryland

REQ#: RQ66322 Software Developer - Automation Tools (Open)

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

GDIT is seeking an Application Developer to support leading technology modernization projects from inception to operations in Annapolis Junction, MD. We are looking for candidates who are detailed-oriented, resourceful, results driven and able to multi-task and prioritize under deadlines. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience managing projects for a wide variety of IT solutions as well as excellent application development and oral communication skills.

Duties include but are not limited to:
•    Help internal teams accelerate ITSM automation, application development, modernization, and integration through Agile & DevSecOps transformation, cloud-native application design & development, customer & user experience, modern software deployment techniques, test automation frameworks, open source management solutions, serverless computing and application performance management.

•    Develop process frameworks and services that encompass technology
•    Support build and ops teams to automate tasks, integrate ML/AI to provide greater efficiency and reliability across traditional and cloud networks
•    Maintain current knowledge of cloud service provider offerings
•    Participate in special projects as required

Requited Clearance

•    Active TS/SCI with poly required

Required Education:
•    Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline Engineering, Business Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Systems/Technology, Business with a Technical Background, or equivalent work experience.

Required Qualifications:

•    3+ Experience in application development and automation functions utilizing Python/Java, Ansible, web services (REST, gRPC, YAML/JSON)
•    Knowledge and experience of Public Cloud: Azure, AWS, etc...
•    Understanding of Linux, VM and container environments and utilities
•    Strong desire to code, produce clean readable code, good understanding of CI/CD, open source systems and git repositories required
•    Experience with Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) concepts and scripting languages such as Powershell, Yaml, JSON, Terraform, etc
•    Good understanding of change management principles
•    Good understanding of security concepts, hardening of network and cloud infrastructure is a big plus
•    Experience with Microsoft Active Directory, Quest ARS, VMware Automation, and ServiceNow a plus
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•    Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
•    Firm knowledge of DoD/IC, Agile, DevOps, and Lean requirements, methodologies, and toolsets, and/or application development platforms;
•    Understanding of the Risk Management Framework (ICD 503) and successful experience obtaining Accreditation & Authorization of Agile / DevOps solutions with the DoD and IC environment is highly desired;
•    Outstanding oral and written communications skills are required
•    Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic, unstructured environment is desired; ability to be a self-starter

Desired Qualifications:
•    Relevant Agile certifications strongly preferred
•    Experience designing and delivering solutions, preferably in a Defense or National Intelligence agency, is preferred




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.