Environmental Modeling and Visualization Programmer

Clearance Level
Functional Experts
Triangle, North Carolina

REQ#: RQ57894

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular

The EPA High-End Scientific Computing (HESC) program requires a versatile programmer, ideally with a background in science or engineering, to provide technical consulting and code development services for the HESC Environmental Modeling and Visualization Laboratory (EMVL). The candidate will work with a team of GDIT scientists and code developers to consult on a variety of projects with EPA scientists.


  • Advanced degree in computer science or related discipline plus 0-2 years’ experience OR Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline with >4 years’ experience
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and a keen interest in learning new skills
  • Proficiency in R and one or more object-oriented languages like Python, Java, Perl
  • Some experience with compiled languages (e.g., C / C++ / Fortran)
  • Ability to work with legacy codes, “sleuthing” existing codes, and improving poorly written code
  • Experience in developing code for a Linux environment, particularly for HPC systems
  • Ability to work independently as well as with multidisciplinary teams of scientists and programmers
  • Science background (environment, health, physics, chemistry, etc.)

Highly desirable

  • Experience designing, building, and/or debugging client-server applications
  • Experience with unit/regression/integration testing and a test-driven software development
  • Some experience in developing code in IDEs (e.g. Eclipse, Visual Studio) that support multiple languages
  • Familiarity with server and client side web development languages (e.g., JavaScript)
  • Familiarity with mobile and web-development frameworks like React and Angular
  • Familiarity with techniques used in parallelization and optimization of code
  • Active Public Trust security clearance
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.