Cloud Engineer

Clearance Level
Washington, District of Columbia
College Park, Maryland

REQ#: RQ97132

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is hiring a Cloud Engineer to assist us in delivering timely and consistent information technology (IT) and telecommunications support services to our federal client.  


  • University or College degree in computer science or software engineering or equivalent experience and 5+ years of relevant work experience.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Strong system administration (Linux/Unix or Windows) at the command-line level.
  • Strong scripting skill set.
  • Multi-tier architectures: load balancers, caching, web servers, application servers, databases, and networking.
  • Understanding of cloud security best practices.
  • Experience with templates and other configurable items to enable automation.
  • Familiarity with deployment techniques (and tools) in a distributed environment.
  • Basic monitoring techniques in a dynamic environment.
  • Design of self-healing and fault-tolerant services.
  • Understanding of stateless and loosely coupled distributed applications.
  • Familiarity developing with RESTful API interfaces.
  • Basic understanding of relational and non-relational databases.
  • Familiarity with messaging and queuing services.
  • Infrastructure as Code: design and security, configuration management, integration, deployment, performance monitoring and tuning, automation of infrastructure.
  • Working knowledge of one or more high-level programming languages (C#, Java, PHP, Ruby, Python, etc.).
  • Working technical knowledge of in-house network, server, and platform operating systems.
  • Working technical knowledge of current systems software, protocols, and standards, including [firewalls, Active Directory…].
  • Experience with running and maintaining scripting [PowerShell, Puppet, Chef, etc.].
  • Strong knowledge of network administration.
  • Hands-on software and hardware troubleshooting experience.
  • Experience with data management.
  • Experience documenting and maintaining configuration and process information.Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
  • Virtual private cloud operations Public cloud operations, including […].
  • Networking in the cloud Storage and archiving in the cloud.Security, identity, and access management: IAM in the cloud.
  • Deploying and monitoring workload in the cloud.
  • Managing resource consumption in the cloud.
  • Configuration management in the cloud
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.