Cloud Engineer TS/SCI with Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Software Engineering
Herndon, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Amazon CloudWatch

AWS Devops

AWS Lambda



REQ#: RQ170766
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Transform technology into opportunity as a Cloud Engineer with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cloud Engineer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.


  • Poseidon is looking for a Observability Engineer to ensure our systems are operating effectively at scale. As an Observability Engineer you will be at the forefront of maintaining and enhancing the stability, scalability, and performance of our rapidly evolving infrastructure. Candidate will work closely with cross functional teams, including software engineers, product managers and DevOPS engineers to maintain and improve resilient systems.


  • Education: BA/BS degree

  • Required Experience: 6+ years

  • Required Technical Skills:

  • Documented experience developing and maintaining systems that allow for effective monitoring, logging, and tracing of applications.
  • Experience regularly analyzing system performance to identify areas for improvement. 
  • Experience with detecting anomalies, troubleshooting incidents, monitoring system health and supporting compliance and security efforts.
  • Documented experience with monitoring and alerting best practices within a cloud native environment. Associated tools: (CloudWatch, Icinga)
  • Experience with DevOps/Platforms: Amazon Web Services (S3, RDS, EC2, ECS, Lambda, SQS, SNS, CloudFormation, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing DevOps tools, such as GitHub and Jenkins, to enable continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • Identify, analyze, and resolve infrastructure vulnerabilities and application deployment issues
  • Regularly review telemetry data and make recommendations for improvements and cost efficiencies based on data.
  • Develop and maintain cloud solutions in accordance with customer best practices and guidance.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Agile Scrum based development team
  • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI with Polygraph

  • Location: On Customer Site, Herndon, VA

  • US Citizenship Required


  • 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

6 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $134,597 - $172,500. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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.