Site Reliability Engineer - Cloud

Clearance Level
Fort Walton Beach, Florida

REQ#: RQ115451

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a professional, energetic, and reliable Site Reliability Specialist to join the ARMA Team. Under general supervision, the individual will be responsible for the design of scalable, elastic, highly available, and fault-tolerant architectures within one or more Commercial Cloud Service provider. Assist in the migrations of legacy on-premises services leveraging established and well-accepted design patterns. Identify and implement solutions to support the accreditation of environments to meet compliance requirements.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Advanced knowledge of either the Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure ecosystem.
  • Strong understanding of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux or Microsoft Windows Server platforms.
  • Strong understanding of cloud APIs and interaction with the cloud service provider via the command line interface.
  • Experience with one or more products from industry technology partners such as DataDog, New Relic, Trend Micro, Sophos, Splunk,, and others.
  • Experience in automating tasks using scripted languages such as Bash, PowerShell, or Perl.
  • Exposure to automation engines such as Puppet, Ansible, Chef, or Salt with either the Microsoft Windows Operation System or with Linux-based distros.
  • Some degree of experience working with one or more common programming languages such as Python, Ruby, or Java.
  • Experience using issue tracking tools such as Jira, GitHub, Redmine, Bugzilla, Team Foundations, or similar.
  • Experience with virtualization technologies (e.g., VMWare, Docker, etc.)
  • Self-motivating and have the ability to work independently when necessary, but able to work with other on team projects.
  • Understanding of Agile Software Development and have used either Kanban or scrum-based scheduling.
  • Confidence in configuring and maintaining of a variety of various frameworks and applications such as Node.js, Ruby on Rails, .NET, Apache, Nginx, IIS, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MSSQL, or similar.

Certification Requirements

  • DoD 8570 compliant for IAT Level II
  • AWS Foundational, Associate or Professional Certification (e.g., Solutions Architect, DevOps Engineer, etc.)


  • 2+ years of demonstrable cloud experience (e.g., AWS, MS Azure, etc.)
  • Must have a Secret Clearance to begin work and the ability to obtain a Top-Secret Clearance

About Our Work

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.