CODE51 PLC Programmer - Secret clearance

Clearance Level
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

C++ Programming Language

C Sharp (Programming Language)

Microsoft .NET Development

REQ#: RQ164080
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Join General Dynamics IT (GDIT) and be a part of a team that solve some of the world's most complex technical challenges. The Code 51 White Collar (Machinery Controls) program is seeking a PLC Programmer to join us in Philadelphia, PA.

In this role, you will design, maintain, and troubleshoot machines that use programmable logic controllers (PLCs), ladder logic code, Python, C#, and LabView as well as other related high level programming languages.

A typical day will include:

  • Develop and/or modify computer code in the following languages: C/C++; Java; C#; Visual Basic; MATLAB; and Simulink, as well as other related high level programming languages.

  • Perform shipboard software loads on Microsoft/Linux computers/processors VxWorks processors, embedded microprocessors, and circuit level firmware.

  • Support a range of integrated developer environments including, Visual Studio, NetBeans, and .NET Framework. Provide input to software team to develop requirements and desired functionality of the control system.

  • Document issues, faults, or deficiencies found during software or hardware testing.


  • BS in Science, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree

  • Strong experience with Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), ladder logic code, C#, and LabView as well as other related high level programming languages

  • Experience in software development in engineering and/or control systems using C++, Microsoft .NET framework, Microsoft Visual Studio to develop, compile, and debug source code in C++/CLI, Managed C++, or C#

  • Security+

  • Secret clearance


  • 401K with company match

  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from

  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

4 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Security+, CE - Comptia Security+

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.