DevOps Engineer (Active Polygraph Required)

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Systems Engineering
Location
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ126394

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

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.

There is no challenge that we can’t turn into opportunity, and our work depends on a DevOps Engineer joining our team to support critical Government activities in Chantilly, VA.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator.  As a DevOps Engineer supporting the mission partner, you will be trusted to provide software and hardware support.

The applications we develop aid analysts in solving complex analytical problems. This is a unique opportunity for a DevOps focused engineer/developer to design and develop AWS- and Linux-based mission application environments, guide small project teams in a DevOps environment, and help transition applications to a new environment while supporting legacy environments. The candidate would have the opportunity to build, automate, and manage DevOps environments, and work with developers and architects on applications of varying degrees of scale, risk, and complexity. This includes developing scripts and automating DevOps environments, updates, and resiliency.
 

Duties may include but not limited to:

  • Ensuring interoperability between AWS cloud environments and applications.
  • Automating DevOps builds, updates, recovery, and maintenance. 
  • Providing extensive technical advice and guidance to Application Developers and other members of the team;
    Generating and implementing comprehensive DevOps strategies to ensure that performance, security, and other requirements are met.
  • Supporting Security personnel in obtaining and maintaining ATO as well as supporting security scans where needed.   
  • Supporting internal meetings (e.g., staff meetings, schedule reviews, status meetings), external stakeholder meetings, and working groups;
    Troubleshooting DevOps issues and working with Application Developers to implement applications in the DevOps environment.
     

Required Skills:
 

  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience building, automating, and maintaining AWS-based DevOps environments.
  • Experience conducting technology assessments and making recommendations to determine best approaches to maintaining cloud capabilities.
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with version control systems like Subversion or Git.
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with the product life cycle to include the maintenance of production systems.
  • Experience resolving in-depth technical problems with cloud-based environments and applications.
  • Demonstrated experience deploying applications to a cloud infrastructure using Amazon Web Services (AWS) tools and capabilities.
  • Experience with planning/architecting AWS environments and cloud services.
  • Experience with Ansible, CloudFormation, Puppet or other similar technologies.

Highly qualified candidates will also have one or more of the following:

  • Experience with supporting all aspects of full-stack application software development (from requirements analysis through design, programming, testing, and deployment).
  • Experience conducting System Administration on Linux environments within the Cloud.
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with the Sponsor's Ruby on Rails platform.
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with Python, Java, JavaScript, or other languages.
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with the customer's current technologies and best practices.
  • Experience with Solr or similar technologies.
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience supporting legacy application conversion (redeployment to alternative platforms and languages).
  • In-depth experience with Linux. Working with the Sponsor's virtual development desktop.

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU

  • Alignment to a mission-critical role that directly impacts the customer’s ability to effectively prosecute its mission.
  • Direct engagement with contractor leadership that centers upon career development/mobility, enhanced performance evaluation, and corporate information sharing & networking opportunities.
  • Placement on a dynamic team of talented professionals that organically fosters an environment of innovation, collaboration, and trust.
  • 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.