Cloud Operations Lead

Clearance Level
Information Systems Management
Remote, Based in Virginia
Remote, Based in Maryland

REQ#: RQ118333

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Cloud Operations Lead to help support the Defense Counterintelligence Security Agency SandBar program.

This position is remote with requirement to visit customer site on a limited ad hoc basis. Preference is that applicants live within commuting distance of Ft Meade, Maryland or Quantico, Virginia.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Oversee a team of experts in the delivery of cutting-edge enterprise cloud platform solutions

  • Architect, develop, and operate secure AWS cloud services to support the customer

  • Collaborate closely with fellow cloud architects and engineers specializing in AWS

  • Explore different ways of solving our customer's challenges

  • Partner with tenant stakeholders and lead your team to deliver the right technical solutions

  • Attend regular and ad hoc client meetings to coordinate/monitor customer satisfaction and overall program performance

Required Qualifications:

  • Current DoD Secret clearance or higher

  • Must have a valid IAT level II certification (i.e. CompTIA Security+(ce))

  • Bachelor's with 8+ years (or commensurate experience)

  • 4+ years' experience in overseeing, designing, developing and operating AWS cloud-based infrastructure

  • 2+ years' experience in software development

  • Experience with troubleshooting and optimizing RHEL and Windows to include  networking, scripting and automation, systems administration functions, and application troubleshooting

  • Experience with creating or optimizing deployment or support processes for cloud-based environments

  • Experience overseeing staff responsible for maintaining resilient IT infrastructure capabilities

  • Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate with customers and internal cross-functional teams

  • Excellent technical documentation and reporting skills

  • Effective written and oral communication skills

  • Highly motivated; strong desire to learn new technologies

Desired Qualifications:

  • AWS Solution Architect Professional

  • CISSP certification

  • Experience overseeing staff responsible for DevSecOps services

  • Experience with software deployment and deployment pipeline using container solutions including Docker and Kubernetes

  • Experience working in an Agile environment





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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.

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.

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.