Junior Software Environment Engineer

General Dynamics West Springfield, VA
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March 23, 2023
General Dynamics
West Springfield, VA

Responsibilities for this Position

Location: USA VA Springfield - 7152 Heller Loop (VAC418)

Full Part/Time: Full time

Job Req: RQ143126

Type of Requisition:


Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Top Secret/SCI

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Top Secret SCI Polygraph

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:

Software Development


Transform technology into opportunity as a Junior Software Environment Engineer 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 Junior Software Environment Engineer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Junior Software Environment Engineer joining our team to support our intelligence customer in Springfield, VA or St. Louis, MO.


  • Incrementally build functionality for DevSecOps products

  • Develop and deploy cloud-based applications securely, efficiently, and with high resiliency

  • Participate in sprint planning and release planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, retrospectives, and other agile-related events

  • Update agile tracking systems JIRA and Confluence to provide transparency on product and sprint backlogs; track and communicate overall progress against assigned user stories

  • Work with a scrum team to refine a prioritized backlog through story decomposition and task definition, including providing point estimates based on complexity

  • Must meet DoD 8570 IAT Level II requirements including one of the following: Security CE, CND, SSCP, GSEC, GICSP, CySA , or CCNA, or obtain certification within 90 days of hiring

  • Promote a collaborative team environment that fosters experimentation, creativity and innovation

  • Assist with internal and external communication


Required Skills:

  • Associate's Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, and work experience

  • Understanding of DevSecOps and software application development processes

  • Familiarity with programming or scripting languages (e.g. Javascript, Python), data structures, and techniques

  • Experience with web-based Knowledge Management (e.g. Confluence, SharePoint)

  • Experience with workflow orchestration tools (e.g. GitLab, GitHub)

  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Experience working in dynamic team-based environment

  • Strong communication skills

Desired Skills and Certifications:

  • 3 years of experience working within the DoD or IC Community

  • Experience with Atlassian Agile Products; specifically, JIRA and Confluence

  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code such as Puppet, Ansible, Chef, Salt, CloudFormation or Terraform

  • Agile-related certification (e.g. SAFe Agilist, Certified Scrum Master)

Must Currently Possess Clearance Level:Top Secret/SCI

Must Be Able to Maintain Clearance Level:Top Secret/SCI Counterintelligence Polygraph

Location: Springfield, VA or St. Louis, MO

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:


Travel Required:


Telecommuting Options:


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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