Cloud Engineer, TS/SCI with Polygraph

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

AWS Lambda


Docker (Software)



REQ#: RQ172331
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

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced software developer to design and develop AWS-based solutions. In this role you will work across several small project teams in helping to shape a DevOps culture. Please apply if you are a talented Cloud Engineer to passionate about stable and resilient cloud environments.


  • Ability to design, develop, and deploy modular cloud-based systems
  • Experience with provisioning infrastructure as code (IaC) using languages such as Python. Implementing comprehensive DevOps strategies and application requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing DevOps tools, such as GitHub and Jenkins, to enable continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • Experience with DevOps/Platforms: Amazon Web Services (S3, RDS, EC2, ECS, Lambda, SQS, SNS, CloudFormation, etc.), Docker, Ansible. 
  • Experience in design, developing IaC using Terraform/Cloud Formation/Ansible supporting a multi-cloud deployment
  • Identify, analyze, and resolve infrastructure vulnerabilities and application deployment issues
  • Regularly review existing systems and make recommendations for improvements and cost efficiencies.
  •  Develop and maintain cloud solutions in accordance with customer best practices and guidance.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Agile Scrum based development team. 
  • Experience with interacting with clients, provide cloud support, and make recommendations based on customer needs
  • Developing capabilities and updates for Linux-based applications in AWS cloud environments
  • Ensuring recovery, supporting testing, and conducting O&M activities.
  • Ensuring that performance, security, and other requirements are met.
  • Supporting Security personnel in obtaining and maintaining ATO.


  • Experience using multiple languages and frameworks (e.g. Python, Java, Javascript, vue, or others)
  • Demonstrated experience with developing in Ruby/Ruby on Rails;


  • 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.
  • Experience: 15+ years
  • Location: Herndon, VA, on customer site
  • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI with Polygraph







Work Requirements
Years of Experience

15 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $175,845 - $237,908. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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.