Cloud Engineer

Clearance Level
None
Category
Cloud
Location
Fort Bragg, North Carolina

REQ#: RQ100375

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Work with a team of diverse architects and engineers with backgrounds in PaaS, DevOps, Security, and IaaS operations in order to spread knowledge and practices. All in support of the Government Program Office’s global cloud and platform services environments.
Responsible for the engineering and life-cycle management of, mostly cloud-based, platforms to attain a high degree of reliability and security.

Responsibilities include:

  • Run the production environment by monitoring availability and taking a holistic view of system health.
  • Build software and systems to manage platform infrastructure and applications.
  • Improve reliability, quality, performance for cloud-hosted applications.
  • Measure and optimize system performance, with an eye toward pushing our capabilities forward, getting ahead of customer needs, and innovating to continually improve.
  • Provide primary operational support and engineering for multiple large, distributed software applications.
  • Gather and analyze metrics from both operating systems and applications to assist in performance tuning and fault finding.
  • Partner with development teams to improve services through rigorous testing and release procedures.
  • Participate in system design consulting, platform management, and capacity planning.
  • Create sustainable systems and services through automation and uplifts.
  • Balance feature development speed and reliability with well-defined service level objectives.


Required qualifications include:

  • Able to obtain and maintain TS/SCI clearance
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 8+ years of relevant experience
  • DoD 8570 Level II (Security +)
  • Ability to program (structured and OO) with one or more high level languages, such as Python, Java, C/C++, Ruby, and JavaScript.
  • Adept Shell/BASH scripter
  • Experience with distributed storage technologies like NFS, HDFS, Ceph, and S3.
  • A proactive approach to spotting problems, areas for improvement, and performance bottlenecks along with an ability to offer and implement solutions to address these.
  • Experience creating dashboards to track service health that appeal to both technical and non-technical audiences preferably with Splunk.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a strong attention to detail and a head for problem solving.
  • Skilled at working in tandem with a team, or unsupervised as required.


Preferred qualifications include:

  • Experience working with identity and access management technologies and solutions.
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies; using collaboration tools such as Jira and Confluence.
  • Experience with monitoring and logging solutions, specifically Splunk
  • Any of the following: AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate or AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate or any Professional level of the above-mentioned certs where applicable
  • 1+ years’ experience working with Gitlab
  • Skilled at creating Ansible playbooks, working with AWX/Ansible Tower
  • 2+ years of experience working with container orchestration technologies, specifically Kubernetes.
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.