Ansible Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Systems Engineering
Arlington, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Ansible Tower



Red Hat Ansible

Systems Design

REQ#: RQ170738
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

GDIT is seeking an Ansible Engineer to help support our JSP ETM-NG (Joint Service Provider Enterprise Transport Management - Next Gen) team at the Pentagon. Due to the nature of this role, the employee must report full-time onsite in in Arlington, VA.

As an Ansible Engineer, you will be part of a team supporting the operations of the unclassified and classified networks. In this role, you will be part of a modernization effort to leverage Ansible to modernize the networking environment using IBM AIOps.


  • Automating the maintenance of a wide range of network infrastructure

  • Collaboratively work to design an automation framework to automate network management services

  • Work effectively with other teams to expand the role and capability of automation in network management

  • Implement automations that will replace time consuming, error-prone, manual repetitive configuration and provisioning activities

  • Help create and manage continuous integration systems


  • CLEARANCE: Active Top-Secret Clearance

  • CERTIFICATION: Active DOD 8570 IAT Level II (i.e. Security+ CE, or similar).

  • EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, OR the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience

  • EXPERIENCE: 8 years of hands-on Ansible experience


    • Solid understanding of networking principles and the desire to expand the scope of automation into firewalls, switches, routers, etc.

    • Demonstrated experience with Ansible playbooks for automating routine network changes, configuration management, patching, and network management

    • Experience with Linux/Unix variants, especially RedHat/RHEL and its derivatives

    • Scripting experience in Python and other languages (e.g., bash, R, Perl, Ruby)

    • Experience with Git/GitHub in a team DevOps environment

    • Experienced in creation and modification of Ansible playbooks and roles.

    • Experienced in configuring and working with job templates, inventories, workflows and other Ansible Tower

  • LOCATION: Full-time onsite in the Pentagon in Arlington, VA


  • 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









Work Requirements
Years of Experience

8 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


CompTIA - Security+ CE - CompTIA

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.