Software Engineer Expert with TS/SCI and Poly

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

REQ#: RQ98102

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

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, and data science and data products. 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.


  • Work with a team to analyze existing software applications and tools, and recommend new technologies and methodologies to improve system performance and usability.
  • Design, develops, tests, debugs, and deploys new software tools that extend or replace existing capabilities.
  • Advise hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements and works with them to resolve incompatibilities.
  • Write and updates technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, training materials, processes and procedures.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with data scientists, analyst, project managers and other engineers and analysts.
  • Provide ongoing maintenance, support, and enhancements in existing systems and platforms.
  • 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.


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or other related technical discipline, or equivalent combination of education, technical certifications, training, and work/military experience.


  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with modern programming languages including Java, JavaScript, and Python.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience integrating and developing code for visualization of data (e.g, using D3.js or React libraries or developing Tableau or Kibana dashboards).
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience working with Docker, Kubernetes, Kafka, and Elasticsearch.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with building APIs and services using REST
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with Linux.


  • Demonstrated hands-on experience in programming and software development experience in programming web and client/server applications using Java, JavaScript, Python, and TypeScript.
  • Demonstrated hands on experience working with PostgreSQL and Apache NiFi.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience working with Hadoop, Apache Spark and their related ecosystems.
  • Demonstrated hands-on DevOps experience building and deploying infrastructure with technologies such as Ansible and Puppet
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with Linux-based systems and shell scripting
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with monitoring technologies like ELK, Prometheus, Grafana, etc.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with build automation technologies like Maven, Jenkins, etc.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 15+ years of experience

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.