O365 Tenant Automation Engineer - Secret clearance

Clearance Level
Software Engineering
Remote, Based in the USA

REQ#: RQ134236

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Join General Dynamic Information Technology’s (GDIT’s) Defense Division to provide support for the Defense Enterprise Office Solution (DEOS) Cloud Service Offering contract.

GDIT requires an O365 Automation Engineer with experience automating tenant configurations in a Microsoft Office 365 deployment using REST API, PowerShell, M365DSC, etc. Tenant administrators will provide guidance on required configurations and the automation engineer will develop the optimal delivery methodology to deploy and maintain continuous compliance with desired configurations.  

The candidate will be tasked with enabling secure collaboration capabilities across the Department of Defense, including dozens of tenants. To facilitate this effort, the candidate should have extensive experience implementing technical controls across the various O365 admin centers, including all of the following: 

  • Azure Active Directory 

  • Exchange 

  • OneDrive 

  • SharePoint 

  • Teams 

  • Power Apps 

  • Microsoft Endpoint Manager 

  • Security & Compliance Center 

The Automation Engineer should be familiar with DevSecOps approaches and automation of tenant configurations using PowerShell, REST API, etc. This includes online collaboration on configuration changes using a distributed revision control system (I.e. Git). Automated deployment and monitoring of all baseline tenant configurations across multiple tenants will be required. Knowledge of mobile device management platforms is a plus.  

The Automation Engineer will:

  • Review existing repositories and delivery methodologies and recommend optimizations or alternative DevSecOps platform(s) and protocols to enhance long-term sustainment

  • Follow software development best practices to facilitate collaboration, feature enhancement, issue tracking, testing, development, and production deployment

  • Implement Policy as Code (PaC) using platforms like Ansible, Terraform, M365DSC, etc

  • Utilize parameter driven, declarative syntax models when possible, to afford flexibility and simplicity to subscribing organizations

  • Establish a CI/CD pipeline that validates all releases in TestDev prior to deployment in production

With minimum guidance provides top-level technical expertise, including performing in-depth and complex software systems programming and analysis.  Designs architectures to include the software, hardware, and communications to support the total requirements as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces.  Ensures these systems are compatible and in compliance with the standards for DoD architectures.  Determines and identifies high level functional and technical requirements based on interactions with the user community and knowledge of the enterprise architecture. Identifies, assesses, and presents options for meeting the functional and technical requirements including hardware and software updates or upgrades.  Interacts with project management to plan project schedules and technical direction.  Develops software design documents and technology white papers.  Instrumental in selection of development tools.  Responsible for developing high level system design diagrams, testing, and documentation. Instructs, directs, and checks the work of other task personnel.  Responsible for quality assurance review and the evaluation of existing and new software products.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret clearance

  • BA/BS with 8 years of experience (additional years of experience and/or certifications may be considered in place of education)

  • IAT Level 2 Certification

  • Experience in Cloud, Azure, MS Office 365 support environments

  • Experience with languages/protocols such as Git, Python, Ruby, and PowerShell

  • Microsoft Graph


  • Microsoft 365 related API endpoints and automation with PowerShell Modules

  • Git

  • Familiar with O365 related API endpoints and PowerShell Modules

  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, growth-focused environment

Desired Skills:

  • Power Platform

  • Agile software development

  • Python

  • AIP

  • Microsoft Endpoint Manager

  • M365DSC


The likely salary range for this position is $84,000 - $126,000, 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.

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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.