General Dynamics Information Technology

Sr. Software Developer

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Type of Requisition:


Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:


Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Top Secret SCI + Polygraph



Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:

Software Development

Job Description:

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 Senior Software Developer joining our team to support our Department of Defense (DoD) customer in Alexandria, VA.

The Senior Software Developer will be a hybrid position consisting of remote and onsite work in Alexandria, VA. The Software Developer shall perform detailed software design will be directly involved in the coding and implementation of the more complex and strategic portions of application software and database conversion projects.  You will also actively participate in Scrum development teams and meetings. As a member of a larger product team, you will be responsible developing and deploying custom solutions to the client's software baselines, maintaining new software baselines, and supporting sustainment and maintenance activities. Other responsibilities include working with the team to define task breakdowns, establish new work estimates, application design, user manual creation, and test document validation.


  • Design, implement, and main application development phases
  • Contribute to all phases of the software development life cycle
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code, and test procedures
  • Provides feedback and suggestions to application designs and software functionality
  • Able to validate application design and ensure functionality adheres to system requirements
  • Recommend/implement changes to improve established application processes
  • Preparation software deliveries
  • Develop application code programs
  • Create and execute unit test plans
  • Support formal testing and resolve software defects
  • Provide technical support and consultations for application and infrastructure questions
  • Conduct software demos and application exhibitions

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or other business-related field plus 10+ years of experience in a related discipline
  • Microsoft C# and WCF (Windows Communication Foundation)
  • Proficient in ESRI product languages, programming languages, Internet markup languages, and other technologies
  • Experience with additional programming languages (Python, React, Java, etc.)
  • Experience using geospatial Commercial Off the Shelf Software (COTS) software in both Windows/Linux operating environments
  • Front-end development skills (HTML/CSS/JavaScript)
  • Strong understanding of DevOps and software/application development processes
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL data stores
  • Demonstrated ability to creatively solve technical problems
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively with a small team
  • Must have or be able to obtain TS/SCI Clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of GDAL translator libraries for raster and vector data formats
  • WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation)
  • ArcGIS Development with .NET Framework
  • Experience with public clouds such as AWS, Google, Rackspace
  • Experience with Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) products utilizing ESRI's suite of mapping products (ArcGIS, ArcGIS Server, Portal for ArcGIS, ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, etc.)
  • Strong background in requirements analysis, design, and coding methodologies; documentation standards; configuration management; DoD software policies; and DoD test and evaluation requirements; distributed systems, modeling and simulation, and resource utilization assessment
  • Experience with GitLab, Jenkins, Nexus, and other DevOps/Continuous Integration – Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) tools

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Travel Required:


Telecommuting Options:


Work Location:

USA VA Alexandria

Additional Work Locations:

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.

Job Summary

Alexandria, VA, United States Location
Full Time Job Type
General Dynamics Information Technology

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