Software Developer (Systems Software) - Mission Software Developer, with Polygraph

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

REQ#: RQ99054

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.
We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge that we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Mission Software Developer joining our team to support Government activities in McLean, VA.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Mission Software Developer supporting the customer, you will be trusted to build and maintain tools and applications in an AWS environment to support interactive web application production at a large government agency. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • The prospective developer will use AWS CodeDeploy, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, S3, RDS, DynamoDB, ELB, EC2, IAM and Lambda and Jenkins to build, host and monitor their applications. Technologies used to build and maintain applications servers are Node.js, Express.js, Koa.js, NGINX, Lerna, Probot, GitHub Enterprise, Git, Angular 4+, JavaScript, CSS and HTML. Data Stores used to support current applications are RDS: Oracle RDS: MySQL and DynamoDB.

Required Skills:

  • AWS CloudFormation, CloudWatch, S3, RDS, DynamoDB, ELB and ECS. Node.js, Angular 4+, JavaScript, Git. Experience with either Express.js, Koa.js, or NGINX. Experience with all three libraries is a plus. Experience with either Oracle, RDS, MySQL and DynamoDB.
    Desired Skills:
  • GitHub Enterprise, AWS RDS, AWS IAM, AWS Lambda, Jenkins. AWS CodeDeploy, Lerna, Probot, RDBMS experience or NoSQL data stores. Prior training in Architecting on AWS, Developing on AWS, Operations on AWS, DevOps on AWS.


  • Alignment to a mission-critical role that directly impacts the customer’s ability to effectively execute its mission.
  • Direct engagement with contractor leadership that centers upon career development/mobility, enhanced performance evaluation, and corporate information sharing & networking opportunities.
  • Placement on a dynamic team of talented professionals that organically fosters an environment of innovation, collaboration, and trust

Applies expert knowledge and provides guidance to all phases of the software development lifecycle.

Applies expert knowledge in analyzing user/business needs and functionality to plan and design software systems to meet those needs.

Applies expert knowledge in creating advanced models and diagrams that show programmers the software code needed for an application.

Applies expert knowledge and provides guidance for software updates, refinement, testing, and debugging to meet business needs.

Provides expert analysis for reports on software project specifications, activities, or status.

Provides expert knowledge and guidance on the software or system process for optimal documentation and future maintenance and updates.

May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced analysts.

May serve as a mentor to experienced analysts.

May serve as team or task lead. (Not a people manager)

May act as a consultant across multiple programs and/or contracts within a Division.

Recognized as a subject matter expert in software development.

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

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.

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.