GDIT is seeking a full-stack Software Developer with familiarity of broad data science concepts to support our efforts with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office of Advanced Molecular Detection (OAMD) and the agency’s efforts to modernize surveillance and diagnostics. In this role, you will focus on design, development, deployment, and maintenance of highly-scalable solutions enabling integration, analysis, and visualization of laboratory, epidemiological, and molecular data within OAMD. You will be a member of a diverse, talented and highly collaborative team of bioinformatics scientists, engineers, and system administrators in Atlanta. This position will allow you the opportunity to work with highly skilled professionals in software engineering, data science, and public health informatics. As part of this team, you will develop web-based applications (front-end) and APIs (middleware/back-end) used for presentation and analysis of complex data structures. You will also gain experience with DevOps principles and tooling; containers; and developing and deploying solutions for cloud environments.
Key responsibilities include:
Develop front-end web interfaces to present complex data structures supporting scientific application development and data science capabilities
Actively participate in requirements-gathering and joint analysis and design sessions with other team members and customers
Prepare diagrams using tools such as Visio in order to communicate the design and architecture of tools and services
Conduct and attend design reviews of microservices, to include JSON object models, API designs, and configuration
Contribute to the team’s microservices development and testing capabilities via tool and process recommendations and prototype demos
Work with infrastructure operations team members, as part of a larger DevOps effort, to plan and coordinate releases and provision hosting environments
Serve as a subject-matter expert to guide microservices design and development activities
Required Skills and Experience:
BA/BS degree and 5+ years of experience in computer science, information systems, or another related field (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
Experience developing programmatic access to databases (ex.MySQL or PostgreSQL, or NoSQL, etc.) and file systems
Experience designing and deploying web services
Experience with software version control tools (e.g., Git)
Experience with Linux distros/environments (ie CentOS or Ubuntu)
Desired Skills and Experience:
Experience with practices and tools for the full software development lifecycle (i.e., Continuous Integration, build tools, and automated testing)
Experience with Agile software development practices
Experience modeling and communicating application design
Experience developing and deploying solutions for cloud environments
Familiarity with data science, visualization, and analytics concepts as well as state-of-the-art tools to implement these concepts (ex, Hadoop)
Knowledgeable in accessing and modeling data from databases, data lakes, and data warehouses
Attributes for Success:
Excellent written and verbal communications skills, and ability to interact productively in a scientific team environment
Comfortable working in a dynamic, fast paced environment
Effective at multi-tasking
Adept at balancing competing priorities.
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.