Sr. Software Developer

Job Description


Type of Requisition: Regular
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Public Trust/Other Required: Other
Job Family: Software Development
At GDIT, our employees are driven, resourceful, and unwavering. As a Senior Software Developer, you will be trusted to modernize mission-critical Financial Systems. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, youll play an essential part in preparing our nation for the future.
GDIT is your place. You make it your own. Bring your creativity to help us find simple solutions to complex problems.
This position works under the general guidance of the Project Director, and in a fast-paced, rapidly changing, collaborative environment. The Senior Software Developer has strong troubleshooting and analytical skills, strong critical thinking, complex problem solving, appropriate judgment, and decision-making skills.
The Senior Software developer will research design, develop, test and/or modify enterprise-wide systems and/or application software. Additionally, the candidate for this position:
Performs all phases of the software development lifecycle

Analyzes user/business needs and functionality to plan and design software systems to meet those needs

Creates a variety of models and diagrams that show programmers the software code needed for an application

Performs software updates, refinement, testing, and debugging to meet business needs

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

Thoroughly documents the software or system for future maintenance and updates

May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals

May serve as a team or task lead


BA/BS or equivalent, 5+ years of experience

Configuring Workflows and Business rules using low code platforms

Building browser-based applications that conform to Section 508 compliance

Integration using Representational State Transfer (REST) Application Programming Interfaces

Prior experience with containerization and associated toolsets

Prior experience with relational databases, preferably Oracle and/or DB2

Prior experience in agile development environments

Preferred Technical Skills :

Ruby on Rails



jQuery, React

Redis, Resque



Devops and AWS


Outstanding Candidates:

Handle demanding situations with clarity, focus and professionalism, and to respond quickly to quick turnaround taskers.

Resolve issues with little oversight; ability to gather and analyze information skillfully and develop alternative solutions

Have excellent oral and written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to communicate complex topics to management and other stakeholders

Use their interpersonal skills to collaborate with customers and internal cross-functional teams

Work independently, as well as interact regularly with government and non-government stakeholders at multiple levels of authority

Use excellent analytical skills, including the ability to integrate information from multiple sources

Are self-motivated, well-organized, and exhibit strict attention to detail

Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully; develop alternative solutions; Critical thinking and creative problem solving

Understand and manage customer expectations and software implementation methodology

Prioritize and work on multiple projects at the same time, including the ability to plan, prioritize, and execute multiple initiatives/deadlines autonomously and shift priorities as necessary

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

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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