DevSecOps Architect Lead

Clearance Level
Solutions Architect
Falls Church, Virginia
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ43429

The DevSecOps Architect Lead will provide support in design, implementation, test, deploy, monitor and support continuous integration pipelines utilizing cloud and container technologies. Build and deploy to development, testing, and production environments.  This role is key in expanding our automation framework to build and update the development, testing, and production environments (infrastructure as code).

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop better and more efficient ways of delivering solutions that meet business objectives.
  • Creates/updates and maintains system documentation
  • Write process requirements, technical design documents, and standard operating procedures
  • Automate management and orchestration tasks.
  • Build CI/CD pipelines for Microservices and deployment to containers and server less environments.
  • Perform and automate Linux /CentOS administration activities and collaborate with the development and test teams on continually improving our processes
  • Work with Scrum/Kanban teams to build and deliver software releases and infrastructure improvements through improved CI/CD processes.
  • Conduct investigations and analysis to provide recommendations regarding technology improvements, development best practices, standardization, upgrades, and modifications to the DevOps process.
  • Monitor the CI/CD pipeline to identify performance and perform troubleshooting
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with all levels of management and staff within the organization

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science information technology with minimum 10 years of experience in the Information Technology field focusing on development projects, DevSecOps and technical architecture specifically
  • Experience with DevSecOps and  IaC tools such as Jenkins, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, or SaltStack (Jenkins, OKD and Ansible preferred)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with infrastructure in a cloud environment (AWS under FedRAMP preferred)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience deploying and managing containers, OpenShift, OKD, Kubernetes, Docker, etc.
  • Experience and expertise in large scale, high performance enterprise big data application deployment and solution architecture on complex heterogeneous environments in AWS
  • Experience and understanding of scripting (e.g. bash)
  • Experience with GitHub or other source code control systems, branching and merging, automated unit testing frameworks, automated build tools, and automated deploy frameworks
  • Experience working with JIRA, Confluence, ServiceNow, and SharePoint
  • Experience working with a variety of open-source tools and technologies for managing source codes
  • Experience with software code testing and deployment (Cucumber, JMeter, Selenium, SOAPUI)
  • Experience in development, testing, and deployment technologies
  • Experience with software development through automation tools.
  • A firm working experience with Agile teams and methodology.
  • Good understanding of security and ability to integrate code quality scanning tools to CI/CD pipelines
  • Good skills in communication and working with teams.

Desired Education, Experience, and Skills

  • US Citizen with DHS Public Trust suitability clearance/EOD
  • Experience with any DHS agencies or entities
  • 5+ years’ experience with one or more programming or scripting languages such as bash, PowerShell, C#, Java, Python, Ruby or C++
  • Experience with modern web technologies such as HTML5, CSS, XML, REST, JavaScript, Angular, ReactJS, Vue.js and Node.
  • Ability to manage time effectively, to work under pressure, to meet schedules and deadlines, to multi-task, to plan, organize and prioritize work assignments and pay close attention to detail
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills


  • Candidate must be an US citizen able to obtain DHS Public Trust clearance and USCIS EOD to start 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.

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.