Software Development Manager

Clearance Level
Software Development
Not Applicable, Maryland

REQ#: RQ74359 Software Development Manager (Open)

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

The Applications Development Expert provides design recommendations based on long-term IT organization strategy. The position shall use a variety of platforms to provide automated systems applications to customers. This individual will be viewed both internally and externally as a technical expert and critical technical resource across multiple disciplines. His/her responsibilities include performing the following tasks: 

Developing enterprise level application and custom integration solutions including major enhancements and interfaces, functions and features  Providing expertise regarding the integration of applications to both internal and external partners   Determining specifications, then plans, designs, and developing the most complex and business critical software solutions, utilizing appropriate software engineering processes (either individually or in concert with a project team)  Assisting in the most difficult support problems.  Developing programming and development standards and procedures as well as programming architectures for code reuse  Understanding and consistently applying the attributes and processes of current application development methodologies  Researching and maintaining knowledge in emerging technologies and possible application to the business  Acting as an internal consultant, advocate, mentor and change agent. 

This classification is expected to be used for the overall contract Application Development Manager which has been specified as a key position. 

Education: This position requires a Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field or equivalent work experience. (Note: A Master’s degree is preferred.) 

General Experience: The proposed candidate must have at least seven (7) years of IT and business/industry work experience. 

Specialized Experience: The proposed candidate must have at least three (3) years as a technical expert in an IT organization. This individual coaches and mentors the junior technical staff. The position will also provide technical input into the most complex and high impact IT decisions. This individual will be accountable for the most complex enterprise-wide applications and issues, translating highly complex concepts for peers and customers.  Five (5) years of progressive experience working in the field of Advanced Traffic Management Systems / Emergency Traffic Management Systems development, design and implementation.  Experience in surface transportation systems is preferred.  Recent hands-on experience must be within the last two years. 


The likely salary range for this position is $116,000 - $174,000. 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.

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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.