AWS Cloud Engineer - TS/SCI w/Poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Software Engineering
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ138683

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We take pride in providing our clients with the data they need to make important decisions that impact the world around us.

You make GDIT your place by delivering insights to help our clients make impactful changes real. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you’ll become a critical part in how we successfully solve our clients’ biggest challenges. Our work depends on an AWS Cloud Engineer joining our team to support our work in Chantilly, VA. The AWS Cloud Engineer will build, deploy, manage, and administer cloud infrastructure designed to deliver complex software products in a production environment. The ideal candidate is a hands-on Cloud engineering professional with significant experience in developing and deploying repeatable processes, tools, and cloud infrastructure that enable the delivery of software in an on-demand cadence. They must have strong, firsthand technical expertise in a variety of configuration automation, deployment, and continuous integration technologies and the proven ability to fashion robust solutions that can keep pace with software development. They must be at ease working in an agile environment with a cross-functional team. This person should embody a passion for continuous improvement and innovation.


  • Work with a team to build, administer, and secure cloud environments in both the customer and company lab environment in a repeatable and reliable manner.

  • Design, develop, test, debug, and deploy new cloud tooling and infrastructure that extend or replace existing capabilities.

  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team of software engineers, data scientists, analysts, project managers and other engineering groups.

  • Provide ongoing maintenance, support, and enhancements in production systems and platforms.

  • Troubleshoots complex problems and provides customer support for software systems and application issues.

  • Provide recommendations for continuous improvement.

  • Write and update technical documentation such as system documentation, training materials, processes and procedures.

  • Work alongside other engineers on the team to sustain and advance our organization’s capabilities.


  • TS/SCI with Polygraph

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or other related technical discipline, or equivalent combination of education, technical certifications, training, and work/military experience.

  • Demonstrated hands-on experience configuring cloud VPCs, subnets, route tables, and gateways.

  • Demonstrated experience scaling applications written in Java, Python or other programming languages with Cloud Native technologies.

  • Experience deploying code in AWS utilizing solutions such as Terraform, Ansible, and CloudFormation.

  • Demonstrated experience using the AWS CDK.

  • Demonstrated experience with AWS Route 53.

  • Experience working with cloud native technologies, Infrastructure as Code (IAC), and/or Serverless cloud technologies.

  • Experience securing cloud environments per NIST 800-53 security controls.


  • Demonstrated experience with cloud technologies used with ETL and big data pipelines such as Glue, EMR, HIVE, Spark, S3, SQS, and SNS.

  • Demonstrated experience with Kubernetes or EKS.

  • Demonstrated experience with Presto.


  • 401K with company match

  • Rewards program for high-performing employees

  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you.

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career.

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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.