Sr Linux Cloud Engineer (DevOps) with TS/SCI Clearance

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Springfield, Virginia
St. Louis, Missouri

REQ#: RQ130037

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

The Cloud Engineer will be responsible for working with highly functional development team automating service deployments; optimizing system performance; integrating with enterprise authentication services; establishing/improving system monitoring; maintaining established security protocols; provide customers technical support. The Cloud Engineer will be integrated with an agile environment participating with scrums and other meetings.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with A&A Team to maintain security requirements for operation of systems
  • Maintain and improve existing infrastructure (build out autoscaling, support new services, optimize for cost efficiencies/authentication/search, etc)
  • Produce detailed documentation
  • Interact with Developers in a support role and do Tier 3 support for them when needed
  • Build Amazon WorkSpaces


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Programming, Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience
  • 10+ years' IT experience

Required Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of Amazon Web Services
  • Strong understanding of RHEL/CentOS Linux distributions
  • Strong understanding of cloud APIs and interaction with the AWS/CLI
  • Strong Troubleshooting skills
  • Experience in automating tasks using scripted languages such as Bash, PowerShell, or Perl
  • Exposure to Infrastructure as Code such as Puppet, Ansible, Chef, Salt or Terraform
  • Experience working with one or more Python, Ruby, or Java
  • Experience with virtualization technologies VMWare, Docker
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, Markdown, and portal development
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Familiarity with DevOps development processes and Continuous Integration tools: GitLab, Jenkins, Nexus
  • Strong communication skills

Certification Requirements

DoD 8570 compliant for IAT Level II

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.