Sr. Software Developer

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI

Suitability: Polygraph

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family: Software Development

Job Qualifications:

Skills: Application Development, Confluence, Continuous Integration (CI) Tools, Data Store, DevSecOps


Experience: 5 + years of related experience

US Citizenship Required: Yes

Job Description:

Transform technology into opportunity as a Sr. Software Developer with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Sr Software Developer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Sr Software Developer joining our team to support our intelligence customer in Springfield, VA or St. Louis, MO.


The Software Developer Sr. is an active participant in SAFe and Scrum development teams and meetings. The software developer will be responsible for developing and deploying custom solutions to the customer’s enterprise environment.


  • Researches, designs, develops, tests, and/or modifies enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software
  • Analyzes user/business software system requirements and determines needs
  • Determine the functionality of an application and performs upgrades over time
  • Maintains documentation to support software development policies, standards, and procedures
  • Establish and Improve system monitoring while maintaining established security protocols within development, test, and production systems
  • Works under the guidance of the Scrum Master to produce accurate delivery estimates and manage the transition from analysis through to design and delivery
  • Provides progress updates to Scrum Master and the team to ensure the management of any delivery risks or concerns
  • Works with the team to plan future sprints, define stories and estimate efforts
  • Works on a range of projects involving the implementation of new and existing systems, solutions, and processes
  • Designs, implements, and maintains application code on various networks
  • Contributes in all phases of the software development life cycle
  • Writes well designed, testable, efficient code
  • Ensures designs are in compliance with specifications
  • Recommends changes to improve established application processes
  • Prepares and produces releases of software components
  • Writes automated unit test cases and evaluation code quality using automated tools
  • Writes automated integration test cases and resolves issues
  • Supports formal testing and resolves test defects
  • Provides technical support and consultation for application and infrastructure questions
  • Aligns to the customer’s strategies
  • Utilizes the customer’s enterprise DevSecOps pipeline



Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.


5+ years of related software development experience

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or other business-related field
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Expert with at least one language and desire good experience with several others (Python, React, Java, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of DevSecOps and software/application development processes
  • Experience building and working with container images (Kubernetes, Docker)
  • Experience with utilizing CI/CD tools like GitLab, Jenkins, Nexus
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL data stores
  • Demonstrated ability to creatively solve technical problems
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a small team
  • Experience with deploying to on prem/data center infrastructure
  • Experience using Jira and Confluence on a daily basis
  • Active TS/SCI clearance required and eligibility to obtain a CI poly


  • Experience with ElasticSearch, GoLang
  • Front-end development skills (HTML/CSS/Sass/Less/JavaScript)
  • Experience deploying to RedHat Openshift Container Platform
  • Experience writing infrastructure as code (Helm/Terraform)
  • Experience with GraphDBs (Neo4j/RedisGraph)
  • Experience with Messaging Systems (NATS Jetstream/Pulsar)

● Location: On Customer Site

●US Citizenship Required


● 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

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Travel Required: None

Telecommuting Options: Onsite

Work Location: USA VA Springfield

Additional Work Locations: USA MO St. Louis

COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.

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