Senior AWS Cloud Compliance and Assurance Engineer

Clearance Level
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ84035

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Senior AWS Cloud Compliance and Assurance Engineer

Looking for an experienced Senior AWS Cloud Compliance and Assurance Engineer to join our Cloud Engineering and Migration team to support current cloud requirements, cloud migration and deployment of new requirements to the AWS Cloud environment for our federal customers. As a Senior AWS Cloud Compliance and Assurance Engineer, you will work with a team of Architects and Subject Matter Experts to certify and accredit engineer cloud solutions supporting the customer’s AWS environment. In this role, the candidate should have a strong experience with AWS services and technologies, application, server, network security, compliance, assurance, testing and hands-on automation experience. We are looking for a highly motivated professional who embraces the DevOps/SecOps culture, and a self-starter who can deliver AWS services with minimal guidance. If you are passionate about teaching, learning, automating, and working in a highly collaborative environment, we want to hear from you.

Job Description:

  • Develop automated operations with the responsibility for design, development and support of all the customer’s compliance services.
  • Manually or semi-automatically operate all non-automated compliance activities.
  • Participate on agile DevOps and SecOps cross-functional teams using AWS Cloud technologies and tools to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering projects that provide exceptional business value to the customer.
  • Employ Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) methodology to enable automation in building, testing, and deployment of applications.
  • Establish and maintain a cooperative working relationships with a diverse group of staff members, stakeholders, and customers.

Key Requirements:

  • U. S. Citizen
  • Public Trust clearance or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or a related discipline
  • AWS Certified Security Specialty certification
  • 2+ years’ AWS experience in a security accreditation and certification role focused on AWS
  • 2+ years’ experience with CI/CD to automate building, testing and deployment of compliance applications.
  • Must possess strong organizational skills, strong interpersonal skills, and demonstrated experience working with senior level stakeholders and development teams
  • Competent communication skills, both orally and in writing to convey complex compliance and assurance concepts to less technical audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
  • Must be able to work in a matrixed organization


The Senior AWS Cloud Compliance and Assurance Engineer is responsible for the following tasks:

  • Review and ensure all updates to the customer’s environment adhere to compliance requirements.
  • Detect and report or automatically remediate instances of non-compliance in the customer’s environment.
  • Create, configure, maintain and document the AWS CloudFormation Stack Drift Detection and reporting.
  • Track, maintain and report the inventory and configuration of the customer’s resources.


  • 5+ years’ AWS experience in a security accreditation and certification role focused on AWS.
  • 5+ years’ experience working within a DevSecOps environment, using AWS services, solutions, and provisioning/automating AWS infrastructure, services and tools.
  • Experience developing, testing, debugging and integrating applications using Tomcat, Apache, Nginx, Java, Java Script, Python, and JSON etc.
  • Experience developing, testing and integrating APIs / Interfaces using Java, Java Script, JSON, XML, YAML etc.
  • Experience developing, testing, debugging and integrating Web Services using REST APIs, XML, SOAP and other protocols.
  • Experience developing, testing, debugging and integrating REST APIs / Web Services using Configuration languages (JSON, YAML) and others.
  • Experience using traditional SQL databases including experience developing SQL (DDL, DML) queries.
  • Experience with containers/Docker/Kubernetes (and/or EKS).

Note: Remote/Telework options are subject to Client’s approval/guidelines.

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.