Biometrics Enabling Capability Application Developer-All Levels

Clearance Level
Software Development
Clarksburg, West Virginia

REQ#: RQ101942

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT is seeking candidates to fill multiple levels of Application Developer roles in support of Department of Defense (DOD) Biometric Enabling Capability (BEC) Increment 1 program, which is a follow-on program and its associated system, DOD Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS).  DOD ABIS is the authoritative biometrics enterprise system that provides matching, sharing and storing of biometrics data. DoD ABIS biometrics matched results enable the warfighter, commanders, biometric submitters, the intelligence community (IC), and other government agencies with the capability to conduct identity intelligence, make informed decisions and act against threat actors and neutral/unknown/non-aligned adversaries.

PdM BEC is the manager of DoD ABIS. PdM BEC manages the business, technical, and support strategies to sustain a biometric ingestion, process, store, match, and share capability for the DoD, non-DoD agencies, and coalition partners. DoD ABIS must facilitate the following operational capabilities 24x7x365 in support of the warfighter worldwide: Biometric data management, Biometric data examination services, Biometric customer support, Biometric Enabled Watchlist (BEWL) operations, Biometrics Examination Services, User profile management, Biometrics metrics reporting and Watch List management via Cross Domain Solution.

In this role, responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Full-stack developer, versed in DevSecOps framework and DoD development best practices.
  • Troubleshoots production problems related to software applications. Researches, tests, builds, and coordinates the conversion and/ or integration of new products based on requirements from PdM BEC. 
  • Evaluates and recommends application software packages, application integration, and testing tools.
  • Designs and develops new software/ application products or enhancements to existing software.
  • Provides comprehensive testing services, including the coordination of security and customer acceptance testing for all requested DoD ABIS application enhancements prior to production deployment.
  • Consults with project teams and end users to identify application requirements for BEC 1 capabilities and enhancement. 


  • Active Secret security clearance preferred.
  • Must have familiarity with the following concepts and technologies: Web Services, API Gateways. CI/CD, Cloud services integration, Containers, Angular. 
  • Demonstrated experience with similar programs that include development and sustainment, or DevSecOps framework. 
  • Preferred prior DoD ABIS, Enterprise Biometric Systems, Web Application Development Enterprise Biometric Systems, and Web Application Development.


  • Entry Level: BA/BS degree and 0+ years of related experience.
  • Mid Level: BA/BS degree and 5+ years of related experience.
  • Senior Level: BA/BS degree and 8+ years of related experience.
  • Master Level: BA/BS degree and 10+ years of related experience.
  • Expert Level: BA/BS degree and 20+ years of related experience.


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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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.

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