Geospatial Software Engineer SME - TS/SCI w/ Poly Required

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ82674

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular


The Software Engineer will design, develop, code, test, and debug complex new software products, or make significant enhancements to existing software. The ideal candidate is a hands-on software developer with experience with application development to customer specifications. They must have strong, firsthand technical expertise in a variety of configuration management and software development and the proven ability to fashion robust solutions. They must be at ease working in an Agile environment with little supervision. This person should embody a passion for continuous improvement and innovation.


1.                  Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

2.                  At least ten (10) years of related software development experience


1.                  Hands-on experience with application development in Java.

2.                  Hands-on experience with Linux.

3.                  Experience with a RDBMS (SQL) or a NoSQL data store.

4.                  Experience with test-driven development and automated testing frameworks

5.                  Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies. This includes participating in daily team stand up meetings and being an active participant in code reviews and pull requests.

6.                  Experience with container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes) or cluster servers a plus

7.                  Experience with automation technologies (Ansible, Puppet) or a desire to learn and build systems with automation technologies.

8.                  Capable of delivering on multiple competing priorities with little supervision.

9.                  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

10.              We’re looking for someone with 3 to 5 years of experience and is familiar with the following software/tools:

a.    Experience in modern programming languages like Java and Python.

b.   Experience with build automation technologies like Maven, Jenkins, etc.

c.    Experience with building APIs and libraries.


1.                  Analyze, design and develop software for a high-volume geospatial search application.

2.                  Design and develop a processing platform using various configuration management technologies.

3.                  Test software development methodology in an agile environment.

4.                  Provide ongoing maintenance, support and enhancements in existing systems and platforms.

5.                  Collaborate cross-functionally with data scientists, analyst, project managers and other engineers.

6.                  Troubleshoots complex problems and provides customer support for software systems and application issues.

7.                  Provide recommendations for continuous improvement.

8.                  Work alongside other engineers on the team to sustain and advance our organization’s capabilities

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, 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.

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.