Cloud Engineer with Poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ92647

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, cyber security is not just a singular part of our mission—it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Cloud Engineer joining our team to support Customer activities at Herndon.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cloud engineer supporting the Customer, a typical day will include:

  • Analyze customer requirements and provide technical expertise on cloud cluster computing techniques and technologies
  • Gather customer/user/product owner requirements working together with application architects and product owners
  • Build and design web services in the cloud, along with implementing set-up of geographically redundant services
  • Evaluate cloud strategy and program architecture
  • Select appropriate cloud services to design and deploy an application based on given requirements
  • Create functional design specifications, architectures, and render support with other cloud project deliverables
  • Develop and maintain high visibility cloud-based IT systems
  • Deploy manage, operate, and debug cloud initiatives as needed in accordance with best practices throughout the development lifecycle
  • Identify, analyze, and resolve infrastructure vulnerabilities and application deployment issues
  • Provide support for development in or transition to the cloud, implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems
  • Manage cloud/system infrastructure and any process related to these systems
  • Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for any client problems


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related business or technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience
  • 15 Years Experienc
  • Proven working experience in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting software in a cloud based (AWS & Azure) environments
  • Experience with virtualization and containerization
  • Strong DevOps focus and experience building and deploying infrastructure with cloud deployment technologies
  • Experience with test-driven development and automated testing frameworks
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Capable of delivering on multiple competing priorities with little supervision
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant government regulations and standards
  • Possess an active TS/SCI security clearance, with Polygraph


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.