Software Engineer - TS/SCI w/Poly

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

REQ#: RQ126769

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges. GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to securely and expertly apply the latest technology. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate.

The Software Engineer will design, develop, code, test, and debug complex software products, or make significant enhancements to existing software. The ideal candidate is: a hands-on platform builder with significant experience in developing scalable data platforms, with experience in business intelligence, analytics, data science and data products OR a specialized hands-on performant frameworks builder with the know-how and modern experience of the most marketed products in business intelligence, analytics, data science and data products in the world. They must have strong, firsthand technical expertise in a variety of configuration management and big data technologies and the proven ability to fashion robust scalable solutions that can manage large data sets. They must be at ease working in an agile environment with little supervision. This person should embody a passion for continuous improvement and innovation.


  • Demonstrated experience in Operations, to include Git/Jenkins/Rundeck and Jira/Confluence

  • System administration of Centos/Linux servers to include Ansible/Puppet

  • Cloudera CDH/EDH or Hortonworks Hadoop platform to include services like HDFS, Kafka, HBase, Spark, etc.

  • Demonstrated experience with AWS/C2S

  • Ability to write short Python/Java/Bash scripts

  • Ability to write technical documentation for Security (ATO), architecture, and implantation guides

  • Team focused, willing to develop and implement solutions in a dispersed team environment

  • Available for off-hours deployment and off-hours system repair


  • TS/SCI with Polygraph

  • BA/BS plus 10 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

  •  The minimum knowledge, skills, abilities, traits, and other characteristics necessary for a new employee to effectively perform in the position. Knowledgeable in developing infrastructures and has experience with processing. The ideal candidate for this position will be a reliable and adept programmer who is eager to break down large technical problems and solve them systematically. 

  • 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 10 years of related software development experience

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

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

  • Troubleshoots complex problems and provides customer support for software systems and application issues. Provide recommendations for continuous improvement.

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


  • 401K with company match

  • Rewards program for high-performing employees

  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

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About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, 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.

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.