AWS/Cloud Systems Engineer - Infrastructure Engineer,/ Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ91555

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

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 an AWS/Cloud Systems Engineer joining our team to support government activities in Herndon.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As an AWS/Cloud Systems Engineer, you will be trusted to work on AWS and distributed cloud computing. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Candidate will work in a collaborative team environment
  • Work with mission partners in a collaborative environment to design, develop, test and implement solutions.
  • Cloud solution architect providing transition support to customers in the investigation, planning, design and prototyping of existing and new cloud-based solutions to a community-wide cloud platform.
  • Key focus areas: Security and PKI, enterprise monitoring, storage services, cloud automation, network integration, identity and access management, standards development, governance definition, generation and presentation of reference architectures.


  • Education: 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 15 years related experience.


  • Amazon AWS Services: S3, EC2, EBS, CloudWatch, IAM, CloudFormation, RDS (MySQL)
  • Distributed Computing: Cloudera CDH4, Cassandra, Ganglia, Nagios
  • Deployment and Management Tools: VMWare vCenter Operations Manager, HPSA 7, Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
  • Operating Systems:WindowsServer2008, 2003, 2000; Vista; XP; Solaris; HP-UX; RHEL 6
    • Virtual Infrastructure: VMWare vSphere 5.0, 4.1, Sight Recovery Manager (SRM), Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V
  • Storage Platforms: NetApp DataONTAP, OnCommand Suite, VSC 2.1.1, System Manager


  • Languages: C#, Visual Basic .Net, VBScript, Java, JavaScript, XML, UML, JSP, HTML, LotusScript
  • Databases: MySQL; MS SQL Server 2005, 2008; Oracle; Access
  • Business Process Automation: K2.Net Blackpearl
  • Application Server: IBMWebsphere, Tomcat, IIS
  • Messaging Technology: MQSeries, Biztalk Server 2008
  • Portal Technologies: Microsoft Office SharePoint 2010, 2007, 2003, 2001
  • Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, Lotus Notes Domino Server, PVCS Version Tracker Rational Rose, COM+, NetCool OmniBus, Virtual Server 2005, System Center Operations Manager, LiveCommunication Server, IDV Solutions Visual Fusion Server, Microsoft Virtual Earth, Handysoft Bizflow
  • SQL Reporting Services COGNOS, Crystal Report
  • Development Platforms: Visual Studio .Net, PowerBuilder 6.5
  • Messaging Platforms: Exchange Server 2007


  • 401K with company match
  • 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


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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.