Cloud Architect

Clearance Level
Software Engineering
Remote, Based in Virginia

REQ#: RQ128173

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Pipeline

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Cloud Architect joining our team to support government health organization activities in the National Capitol Region as a remote employee.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cloud Architect supporting the government health organization, you will be trusted to perform as part of a team to ensure the effective Modernization Support Services of the customer applications that support customer programs, activities, and resources. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Manage and implement Cloud Solutions for COTS, GOTS, Oracle Financial system and related applications.

  • Work with a team of DevOps/SecOps Engineers to architect cloud solutions

  • Support and advise on application assessment, migration and modernization

  • Provide machine-learning capabilities to monitor spikes, drops in usage, as well as lead discussions similar to well architected reviews.

  • Provide recommendations to optimize Cloud usage costs by analyzing usage patterns and trends while providing recommendations for consolidating instance types based on demand across all billing accounts.

  • Create assessments that include cloud deployment type (public/hybrid), cloud tier (AWS, Oracle, Azure, and Google), OS, COTS, codebase, database, cloud services, application dependencies, disaster resilience requirements.

  • Design cloud infrastructure, virtual private cloud, virtual private network, relational database services, auto scaling, and computing resources to meet customers’ requirements.

  • Maintain an understanding of advancing cloud capabilities, IT and business needs, while identifying and proposing cost and functional efficiency options for the customer’s collaborative decisions and actions.

  • Create and maintain a roadmap of customer cloud enhancements according to the customer’s decisions and directions.

  • Deliver end-to-end cloud architecture solutions

  • Provide expertise in high availability, contingency planning, and automated provisioning.

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with stakeholders and business owners to provide guidance and recommendations on improving IT infrastructure 

  • A proactive approach to identifying issues and problems, areas for improvement, and performance bottlenecks along with an ability to offer and implement solutions to address these.

  • Experience working within the federal government or serving federal government clients on Agile-based development contracts


  • U. S. Citizen

  • Ability to secure a Public Trust clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or related discipline

  • 12+ years of related engineering experience

  • Expertise in cloud service delivery models

  • Experience managing and leading technical teams in implementing Cloud solutions.

  • Strong understanding of Cloud Migration methodologies and best practices. 

  • Expertise in cloud service delivery models

  • In-depth Knowledge of various cloud solutions (hybrid, public, private, multi-cloud, on-prem) and related tools


  • Oracle Cloud, AWS and Azure experience

  • Any of the following certifications: Certified IT Architect (CITA-P), Certified SOA Architect (SOA), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD), Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MSCD), Certified Agile Developer (CAD), Certified System Architect (CSA).


  • 401K with company match

  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams

  • 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.