IT Cloud Systems Engineer (Active Polygraph Required)

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Bethesda, Maryland
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Cloud: Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Project Management Tools

Systems Integration

REQ#: RQ159475
Public Trust: None
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

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as an IT Cloud Systems Engineer supporting customer activities. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As an IT Cloud Systems Engineer, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a an IT Cloud Systems Engineer joining our highly skilled team to be a premier provider of cyber security services to the customer.  We provide consummate cyber security risk management “as a service” platform across multiple fabrics and centers.  We have responsibility to ensure operational IT capabilities provide the client with necessary timeliness, accuracy and security of information demanded from all our highly professional roles. Be the change, lead our change – join us!


  • Work with a team of technical cloud computing professionals to rapidly build and deploy a demonstration capability, while simultaneously supporting the program office to specify, design and deploy the final system.
  • Development will take place in an iterative fashion using scrum techniques with inputs from multiple stakeholders. The development team will rapidly grow into a large scale, enterprise development effort.
  • Requires exceptional flexibility and technical skills.
  • Work will be done in a dynamic environment with multiple stakeholders and changing requirements.
  • Participation in iterative software development teams with adherence to all reporting requirements
  • Meeting with stakeholders, analyzing requirements, user stories, and related artifacts to determine technical specifications for the system environments
  • Coordinating with technical teams responsible for the cloud hosting infrastructures in order to establish and maintain the environments used by the program for the development, test, and deployment of the demonstration capability and the final production system
  • Build, migrate and test AWS cloud environments and integrations
  • Develop templates or scripts to automate everyday developer or operations functions
  • Build new automation to expand and maintain Cloud hosting
  • Monitor and maintain multiple Cloud Infrastructure environments based on client requirements
  • Identify new tools and processes to improve the Cloud platforms
  • Collaborate with remote team members to build and maintain positive, productive team relationships
  • Developing, testing, and monitoring connections to interfacing systems such as data feeds from numerous organizations and user interactions from other Sponsor organizations
  • Working with other programs to coordinate the integration of enterprise services to be consumed/used by the Sponsor system
  • As this program matures, this role may require occasional on-call after-hours support
  • Development of technical documentation and briefing materials to support program status reviews, control gates, and other presentations as directed by program management


  • Education: Bachelors (Computer engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information systems, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or a closely related discipline)
  • Required Experience: 8+ yrs
  • Required Technical Skills:
  • Linux/Unix systems administration
  • Cloud application (AWS/Azure) architecture
  • AWS Cloud Formation
  • Large scale system integration
  • Scripting to automate developer or operations functions
  • Developing enterprise and solution-level architectural designs
  • JIRA, Confluence and other project management tools
  • Experience with Linux/Unix systems administration
  • Review and Maintain environments at the latest security posture
  • Environment and Server layout and configuration maintenance to Industry standards and best practices
  • Remediate app/package installations
  • Rapid prototyping to refine system requirements and technical specifications of the system and its operating environments
  • Experience in developing enterprise and solution-level architectural designs.
  • Knowledge of infrastructure as code design, management, and version control techniques.
  • Exposure to project management skills and/or project-based work structures, project lifecycle models, etc.
  • Knowledge of system and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies.
  • Strong communication and documentation skills
  • Technical experience with large scale system integration
  • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI with active polygraph
  • Location: Bethesda, MD - On Customer Site



  • 401K with company match.
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages.
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career.
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications.
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from.
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays.
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

8 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.