Cloud Engineer, TS/SCI with Polygraph

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

AWS Core Infrastructure

Cloud Engineering

Python (Programming Language)

Red Hat Ansible

REQ#: RQ169908
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

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a Cloud Engineer at GDIT. Here, you’ll tailor cutting-edge solutions to the unique requirements of our clients. With a career in application development, you’ll make the end user’s experience your priority and we’ll make your career growth ours.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cloud Engineer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Cloud Engineer joining our team to provide application and web development, cloud engineering, software testing, DevOps, and Security Engineering support for newly developed Sponsor systems to be deployed into production.


  • 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.
  • Required Experience: 15+ years of related experience.
  • Security clearance level: TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Location: Tyson’s, VA on customer site.
  • US Citizenship Required

Required Technical Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience with modern, modular, event-driven micro-services architectures.
  • Demonstrated experience deploying and operating service and applications in an Amazon AWS infrastructure environment (EC2, S3, RDS/PostgreSQL, NLB,), including experience with Ansible.
  • Demonstrated experience using Python to develop web backend services.
  • Demonstrated experience using Go to develop data processing services and web applications using Go Templates and a PostgreSQL database.
  • Demonstrated experience developing web applications using ReactJS for front-end UI/UX.
  • Demonstrated experience with NIST 800-53 security controls and the software accreditation process on secure networks.
  • Demonstrated experience securing systems deployed on AWS including host security (Linux), networking and load balancing, and PKI.
  • Demonstrated experience with AWS Services.
  • Demonstrated experience with Ansible and Cloud Formation scripts.
  • Demonstrated experience with log management, Amazon AWS networking, AWS hosts (Linux), and general micro-services architectures.
  • Demonstrated experience with software written in JavaScript (NodeJS), Python, and Go.
  • Demonstrated experience with diagnosing problems with systems deployed to AWS.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Linux-based host systems, including command line operations.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining web services using Python, REST APIs, and JSON data.

Skills and abilities desired:

  • Demonstrated experience with Go HTML Templates and AlpineJS/htmx JavaScript libraries.
  • Demonstrated experience with Cloud Formation in AWS.
  • Demonstrated experience deploying and operating Python-based ML libraries and services.
  • Demonstrated experience with the Sponsors security processes.




  • 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

15 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required

Less than 10%


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.