Cloud Engineer Lead

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Fayetteville, North Carolina

REQ#: G2019-67253

The Cloud Engineering Lead is responsible for cloud systems plans and strategy; design development and deployment of applications into a Cloud or Hybrid Cloud; and implementation of enterprise infrastructure and platforms required for cloud computing. Cloud Engineering Lead responsibilities include architecting and leading the development and integration of cloud-based information and computer systems that meet specific needs, as identified in the TOR. The Cloud Engineering Lead is accountable for the end-to-end cloud deployment experience, from concept development to deployment.


BS in STEM focus area is desired


10+ years of IT experience with a minimum of one cloud professional certification


Cloud will have advanced technical expertise in designing, provisioning, operating, and managing distributed application systems on cloud platforms. Qualified candidates will have experience in:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience supporting cloud architecture design, development, implementation, and maintenance
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), or Software as a Service (SaaS).
  • Experience with either AWS or Azure cloud-commuting infrastructures
  • Experience supporting highly distributed applications
  • Experience leading cross-functional technology teams
  • Experience utilizing AGILE development methodologies and Application Life-cycle Management.
  • Experience working with programming languages such as Java, C++, JSON, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby, Pig/Hive, and/or Elixir
  • AWS Solution Architect or Professional Cloud Solutions Architect certification desired
  • Implementing and managing continuous delivery systems and methodologies
  • Implementing automated security controls, governance processes, and compliance validation processes
  • Defining and deploying monitoring, metrics, and logging strategies across applications, systems and services
  • Implementing systems that are highly available, scalable, and self-healing on cloud platforms
  • Designing, managing, and maintaining tools to automate operational processes, backups, ensuring cloud service offerings provide highly available services
  • Managing cloud integration and production service environment for a rapidly growing service model DoD 8570 IAT-L2 certification (Sec+ CE , Higher preferred)
  • Strong technical competence and aptitude
  • Quick thinker, experienced in unconventional problem solving
  • Comfortable initiating change; consciously managing and shaping change
  • Ability to balance and consider multiple issues and perspectives while focusing on the overall vision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of management from application developers to the CIO
  • Exceptional planning and organizational skills
  • Previous hands-on experience with complex Enterprise solutions and business applications
  • Ability to develop and maintain highly effective relationships, internally and externally
  • Positive "can do" attitude with focus on the success of the team over individual accomplishments
  • Strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills


" 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.