DevSecOps & CI/CD Lead Application Migration Architect

Clearance Level
Information Systems Management
North Bethesda, Maryland

REQ#: RQ113352

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: Other
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 rusted to deliver your best every day. 

We are looking for a Lead DevSecOps and CI/CD Engineer to join our team. You will support an essential data center and cloud modernization program for a critically important federal healthcare client. We are looking for a dynamic and collaborative leader to join our team to modernize and integrate several data centers and legacy systems with cloud-based solutions into a holistic shared services solution. This role requires an energetic individual who wants to enhance their professional career in a fast-paced federal environment. This role requires a leader who can drive strategy and implementation of a common set of processes and technical solutions for the customer. The role will require excellent customer-facing skills, outstanding written and verbal communication, and the ability to build consensus and drive solutions across multiple systems in a multi-vendor environment. The role will be engaged daily with the federal customer C-suite and other senior officials. The role will be savvy to Federal mandates for Government IT modernization and acquisition reform and lead a program that provides the workforce to serve the customer’s current state as well as enable digital transformation and innovation for the customer organization.  

The functional responsibilities will be to serve as the Lead DevSecOps CI/CD Engineer on an enterprise data center, cloud operations, and modernization contract responsible for organizing, directing, and managing multiple complex and inter-related transitional projects that often require managing teams of contractor personnel at multiple locations.

In this role, a typical day will include: 

  • Develops policies, guidelines, and standards for deploying to Cloud infrastructure, system and application security requirements, and developing security solutions 
  • Develops and deploys common toolsets and consistent modernized process to support application teams on their adoption and maturation of DevSecOps practices 
  • Assisting teams with cloud environment issues related to performance, configuration, or otherwise 
  • Identifying and implementing improvements to how we build and deploy software securely 
  • Helping create cloud infrastructure in a cost-efficient manner 
  • Develop effective and compelling briefings, proposal materials, reusable artifacts, and related materials for use by our customers, both internal and external 
  • Plan and help execute prototyping and technical implementation efforts 


  • A BA/BS degree (computer science/systems, information systems/technology, engineering/engineering technology, software)
  • This position requires a minimum of 15 years progressive experience in managing/leading IT projects and programs, including experience with data centers and infrastructure programs, and using Agile software development and DevSecOps methodologies  
  • 7+ years of software development experience 
  • 5+ years of DevSecOps continuous integration and delivery experience 
  • 5+ years developing software products in Cloud environments 
  • Expertise in DevSecOps automation, and Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Deployment (CD), Lean, and Agile Scrum/Kanban development techniques, best practices and tools, and onboarding of software development teams to accelerate value delivery 
  • End-to-end Agile Lifecycle Management, Test, Build, Deployment, Security and Application Monitoring CI/CD pipeline automation solutions (i.e., Jira, GitLab/GitHub, Selenium, Cucumber, Bamboo, Ant/Maven, Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible, Sonatype Nexus/CheckMarx, New Relic, AppDynamics etc.) 
  • Cloud-native application architecture and design experience including containerized microservice, service mesh, API, and event-driven architectures 
  • Application containerization and orchestration solutions (i.e., Docker, Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift)  
  • Test-driven, and Behavior-driven Development (TDD / BDD) 
  • Java/J2EE/JEE/.Net (C#) or comparable application architecture, design and development experience 
  • Development framework and design pattern experience including Model View Controller, React, AngularJS, Node.js, JSON, Spring, Hibernate, Struts, Bootstrap, Responsive UI and/or comparable 
  • SQL, RDBMS (i.e., Oracle, MS SQL Server) and NoSQL Database solutions (i.e. MarkLogic, MongoDB, DynamoDB, Neo4J, etc.) 
  • Experience working with large data sets including data integration, data migration, analysis and visualization 
  • Experience with cloud-native software architecture frameworks - including Open-Source and Commercial distributions (OCI-compliant containerized microservices, REST API, Kubernetes deployment and orchestration) and Cloud-based services (AWS Lambda, EKS, Azure DevOps, AKS) 
  • Demonstrated experience developing and scaling engineering solutions for both structured and unstructured data 
  • Strong communication skills to communicate with customers, support personnel and stakeholders 
  • Certifications in Software development, DevSecOps, and Cloud-Native architecture specialization  
  • Have an existing or the ability to obtain a clearance
  • Agile certifications - PMI-ACP, CSM, CSPO, SAFe, etc. preferred
  • ITIL Certified (current) or equivalent preferred


  • Full-flex work week 
  • 401K with company match 
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you 
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams  

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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.