Senior Cloud Engineer

Clearance Level
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ66092

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

The world of investing is fascinating yet complex. While hundreds of first -time investors are turning to the markets to help pay for their homes, send their children to college and secure their futures the mission of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is becoming all the more vital. GDIT is excited to support the SEC in as it seeks to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.

The SEC ISS program is a comprehensive IT program charged with operating, managing, and advancing the SEC's IT infrastructure. Our dynamic program team of IT leaders and large and small business partners is seeking bright, energetic and talented individuals to join us as we bring our innovative IT Service Delivery solutions to SEC.

Currently, we are seeking Sr Cloud Engineer in Washington, D.C. The selected candidate must a US Citizen and able to obtain a Public Trust Suitability clearance, per contract requirements.


  • Deploy and configure cloud services according to best practice
  • Use system automation technologies such as chef, puppet, ansible or others to create standardized IT environments
  • Designs, plans, and integrates cloud computing and virtualization systems using infrastructure as code and modern cloud-native deployment techniques such as DevOps and/or DevSecOps.
  • Design , support Continuous Delivery
  • Work with Solution Architects to conduct proof of concepts (POCs) and assist in Production implementations
  • Assess existing application stacks and suggest cloud native services for applicability
  • Assess existing environments for opportunities to simply, automate or bring efficiency to technical processes
  • Develops automation scripts for efficient deployment and operations of cloud and virtualization systems.
  • Advanced troubleshooting including analyzing log & trace files, opening service requests, collecting documentation, working with Vendors, and driving problem resolution.


  • BA/BS engineering or related IT, System Engineering, or STEM degree (or an additional 4 years of related experience in lieu of degree)
  •  12+ years of experience in Systems Engineering or related
  • 3+ years of experience in Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud architecture, operations, DevOps, or administration
  • Hands-on experience and knowledge of AWS services and standard, best practice configurations, including EC2, VPC, RDS, IAM, CloudFormation, Route53, CloudWatch, KMS, Redshift, S3 and Glacier, Kinesis
  •  2+ years of experience with cloud automation and scripting
  • 2+ years of experience creating deployment scripts (e.g., Puppet, Chef, Ansible)
  •  1+ years of experience with containers (e.g., Docker)
  •  In depth understanding of Cloud Migration methodologies and best practices
  • Strong Linux (RHEL preferred) and scripting background for task automation.
  • Exposure to big data solutions in cloud environments.
  • Experience with documenting procedures
  • Deep knowledge of software deployment, versioning and release management processes
  • Experience working with and supporting software  production server environments
  • 3+ years of experience in Agile practices
  • Experienced in Agile software development practices and tools, such as Atlassian JIRA
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
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.