Cloud Technician with Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph required

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ127936

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular


Accelerate your career as a Cloud Technician while you help accelerate and maintain our client's presence in the cloud. At GDIT, we translate the language of the cloud into the language of the mission. Here, you’ll find
challenging work in a people-centric work environment that encourages you to own your experience.

We are GDIT, one of the largest IT and mission services providers to the government. We offer our customers the power of choice through a vast cloud ecosystem.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your passion for accelerating the cloud. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping to ensure our mission is never interrupted. Our work depends on a Cloud
Technician joining our team to support customer activities at the customer’s site in McLean, VA.


As a Cloud Technician supporting the customer, you will provide O&M and development support to the customer’s cloud infrastructure. The ideal candidate enjoys working across teams
and in an experimental, idea-filled culture. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Analyzing user needs, evaluating new cloud technologies as they become available, and making recommendations based on client need
  • Collaborating with development team to evaluate and identify optimal cloud solutions
  • Educating the customer on the implementation of new cloud technologies and initiatives
  • Modifying and improving existing systems
  • Developing and maintaining cloud solutions in accordance with best practices
  • Configuring and monitoring alerts via Cloud Watch events
  • Configuring and monitoring Linux installations including standard Linux utilities
  • Creating S3 buckets and storing files, documents, HTML static pages, and permissions
  • Diagnosing, isolating, explaining, and resolving complex problems pertaining to server development, administration, and maintenance
  • Designing, developing and deploying modular cloud-based systems
  • Ensuring efficient functioning of data storage and processing functions in accordance with security policies and best practices in cloud security
  • Identifying, analyzing, and resolving infrastructure vulnerabilities and application deployment issues


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience.
  • Troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Good communication and collaboration skills
  • Client management skills
  • Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph required
  • Technical Skills Required: AWS Services, VPC, RDS, Data Pipeline, Availability Zones (AZ), Elastic Load Balancers (ELB),
    Domain name service (DNS) via Lotus Notes, JAVA, JavaScript, LDAP, PKI certificate
    management, GIT, Linux utilities (netstat, grep, scripting, vi and isblk)
  • Technical Skills Preferred: Experience utilizing LAMBDA and Code Deploy, JQuery, HTML V.5, JDBC and Apache Tomcat; Web development experience such as front-end aesthetic design, back-end development, integrating Python into web applications, and connecting front-end interfaces to live data; AWS certification preferred


  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • 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
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

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.