DevOps Engineer - TS/SCI

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Washington, District of Columbia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Building Architecture


Software Systems

REQ#: RQ166521
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

GDIT is your place.  Make it your own by discovering new ways to apply the latest technologies securely and expertly.  By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you’ll become a critical part in how we successfully solve our clients’ biggest challenges and deliver.  Our work depends on an DevOps engineer joining our team to support Government activities in the Washington D.C.area.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator.  As a DevOps Engineer supporting the Government, you will be a part of a team charged with hands-on testing, verifying, creating, and building out new configurations in the JWICS Modernization Lab before introduction into the live environment.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Providing technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of all components of complex hardware/software systems to include requirements, analysis and functional allocation, conducting systems requirements reviews, developing concepts of operation and interface standards, developing system architectures, and performing assessments as well as end-to-end flow analysis
  • Designing operating/hardware systems; formulating system concepts and architecture, specific requirements, and developing implementation approaches
  • Identifying and directing resolution of complex hardware/software interface issues; subject matter expert on emerging technologies; direct the development of systems specifications and technical documentation
  • Conducting and/or approving end-to-end system trade analyses to optimize system operations over its life cycle through the proper balance of non-functional system performance areas
  • Providing expert guidance and direction to Government and Vendor senior level technicians and managers; interact with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues, or conflicts
  • Collaborating cross-functionally with data scientists, analyst, project managers, and other engineers
  • Analyzing user’s requirements, concept of operations documents, and high-level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications and documentation; analyzing system requirements and leading design and development efforts
  • Guiding system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans
  • Testing software development methodology in an agile environment
  • Providing ongoing maintenance, support, and enhancements in existing systems and platforms

What you’ll need:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance and ability to obtain and maintain a CI poly
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification:  Security+ CE, CND, SSCP, GSEC, GICSP, CySA+, or CCNA Security.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical, or Computer Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience 8-10 years of related software development experience
  • Extensive experience with Redhat and/or Centos
  • Demonstrated experience in server builds using automated mechanisms
  • Demonstrated experience with Ansible playbooks or puppet modules for virtual and physical instance provisioning, configuration management, patching, and software development
  • Demonstrated experience with Ansible or Puppet
  • Demonstrated experience with Gitlab
  • Demonstrated experience deploying Docker engines in virtualized platforms for containerization of multiple apps

Desired Skills

  • DevOps experience building and deploying cloud infrastructure with technologies like Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc.
  • Hands-on experience with data formats including XML, PCAP, images, and media
  • Hands-on experience with Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Map Reduce, Spark, Rabbit MQ, Kafka, Flume
  • Experience with test-driven development and automated testing frameworks
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies
  • Possess 3-5 years of experience and familiarity with the following software/tools:
    • Infrastructure automation technologies like Docker, Vagrant, etc.
    • Build automation technologies like Maven, Jenkins, etc.
    • Monitoring technologies like Nagios, Ganglia, etc.
    • Modern programming languages like Java, Python, etc.
    • Building APIs and services using REST, SOAP, etc.
    • Elastic Search and relational database

● Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
● 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

5 + years of related experience

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


Security+CE - CompTIA

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.