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 we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Mission Software Developer joining our team to support government activities in Herndon, VA.
At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Mission Software Developer supporting the customer, you will be trusted to provide both critical support in addressing complicated security-related issues and exceptional customer service. In this role a typical day will include:
Working as part of a motivated, high-performing team
Resolving critical security-related issues that negatively impact the customer’s mission
Collaborating with teammates and government customers to identify process improvements
Providing technical and programmatic Information Assurance Services to internal and external customers in support of network and information security systems.
Designing, developing and implementing security requirements within an organization’s business processes.
Providing technical and policy interpretation and guidance regarding information security issues in support of ICD 503 accreditation activities. Ensure that operational security for cloud solution is maintained for information systems.
Developing and maintaining A&A documentation (SSP, Security Test Procedures, Security Controls Traceability Matrix, etc.) and conduct periodic reviews to ensure compliance attained ATO in full cloud implementation.
Providing technical direction in implementing defense in depth strategies for sensitive workloads.
Identifying deficiencies/weaknesses discovered in customer’s systems and recommend corrective actions to address identified vulnerabilities and non-compliance of systems, including infrastructure.
Utilizing applications and AWS services to support audit and continuous monitoring functions to ensure the security posture of system.
Performing insider threat mitigation, and alignment to NIST Standards.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
15 years of related experience.
Technical skills: Well-versed in AWS technologies and architecture; Ability to convey technical information to non-technical individuals; Ability to work in a dynamic and challenging environment; Strong oral and written communications and interpersonal skills; Experience working with Xacta 360; Experience working with scanning tools such as Nessus, AppDetective, and WebInspect; and Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work independently; self starter.
Security clearance level: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Preferred Qualifications: AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate; Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), EC-Council; ITIL Certificate – Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management; and/or Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP).
WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU
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
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.