Special Operations Cloud Engineer

Clearance Level
Mary Esther, Florida
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Cloud Development




REQ#: RQ164395
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 / ARMA-Global is seeking a professional, energetic, and reliable Cloud Developer / Engineer  to join our Cloud Development Team. Under general supervision, the individual will be responsible for the design, deployment, and sustainment of scalable, elastic, highly available, and fault-tolerant architectures within one or more unclassified and classified commercial cloud service providers. Additionally, the successful candidate will perform migration and sustainment of traditional on-premises systems and services into unclassified and classified commercial cloud environments, and will identify and implement solutions to support the Risk Management Framework (RMF) accreditation of environments to meet compliance requirements.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Advanced knowledge of the Amazon Web Services ecosystem.
  • Strong understanding of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux and 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, evident.io, and others.
  • Experience in automating tasks using scripted languages such as Bash, PowerShell, or Perl.
  • Strong understanding and experience developing and using cloud formation scripts and playbooks with exposure to automation engines such as Puppet, Ansible, Chef, or Salt.
  • Demonstrated experience applying Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) controls and configurations.
  • 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, 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.
  • Confidence in configuring and maintaining 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 (minimum Sec+ CE)
  • AWS Associate or Professional Certification (e.g., Solutions Architect, DevOps Engineer, etc.)


  • Bachelor’s degree in a supporting discipline PLUS 3+ years of demonstrable cloud experience (e.g., AWS, MS Azure, etc.), or relevant training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree PLUS 3+ 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

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

3 + years of related experience

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


AWS Cloud Practitioner - AWS Certified

Travel Required

Less than 10%


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.