Sr. Capability Delivery Platform (CDP) Cloud Architecture and Operations

Clearance Level
Herndon, Virginia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Cloud Infrastructure

Cloud Operations

Cloud Solutions


REQ#: RQ145690
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Transform technology into opportunity as a Cloud Engineer and Architect with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. The Capability Delivery Platform (CDP) provides Devops tools and pipelines for internal unclassified software development in support of multiple customers and various missions at the IL4 level. Operating in AWS GovCloud, our offering consists of Atlassian Products, GitLab, Sonatype Nexus, and Sonar Cube. The Cloud Engineer and Architect is responsible for architecting/designing, building, maintaining, CDP infrastructure and program environments within AWS and migration of cloud resources to CDP. In this role you will build the infrastructure that delivers DevOps capabilities for software development projects and supports QA efforts. This role reports to the CDP Team Lead in the Intel and Homeland Security Division’s Chief Technology Office.

The role responsibilities include:

  • Design and Architect
    • Migration of AWS environments to GDIT and bring into CDP governance and maintenance.
    • AWS network and infrastructure to support CDP including Transit Gateways.
    • Lead requirements gathering with programs for cloud needs and translate into designs, build activities, and schedules.
    • Cloud landing zones and automated environment standup.
  • Build
    • Destination cloud environments to support migrations.
    • CDP cloud environment.
    • Program driven, net-new, cloud environments.
    • Modification of existing cloud environments to meet CDP tenant and program needs.
    • Support the configuration of AWS to meet security objectives.
  • Maintain
    • Maintain CDP cloud infrastructure and support cost control objectives.
    • Support program cloud environment as requested.
    • Monitor and adjust cloud infrastructure for group to maintain user and pipeline performance.
    • Keep system documentation updated as necessary.
    • Address any configuration required to mitigate security concerns or support security controls.
    • Perform proactive maintenance activities to ensure highly available services.
    • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Automate
    • Automate Cloud operations, maintenance, and migration activities and functions as appropriate to improve the capability, efficiency, and customer delivery time.


The candidate must possess the following skills:

  • Expert, five or more years, in AWS infrastructure and networking with a strong understanding of cloud operations and security monitoring capabilities and configurations.
  • At least three years in configuring and maintaining modern automated cloud environments.
  • At least two years of Terraform and/or CloudFormation.
  • At least two years of experience in operations automation.
  • A design and implementation level of experience with cloud identity management and access control concepts.
  • A design and implementation level of experience with cloud Heath and Status monitoring and cost controls.
  • An implementation level of experience understanding of networking concepts to include NAT, application proxies/load balancers, TCP/IP, and routing.
  • Familiarity with the software development process and building automated software development pipelines.

Additional Requirements:

  • Possess an AWS Professional Solutions Architect or DevOps Engineer designation or the ability to obtain within six months of hire date.
  • Due to the nature of the work performed and the privileged user access for this position, U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • The willingness and ability to obtain and hold a TS/SCI clearance.
  • Masters Degree or eight years or more experience with training and/or certifications.

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

8 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional - Amazon AWS

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional - Amazon AWS

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

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 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.