Cloud/DevOps Manager - Telework!

Clearance Level
None
Category
Cloud
Locations
Towson, Maryland
Remote, Based in Delaware
Remote, Based in District of Columbia
Remote, Based in Maryland

REQ#: RQ96275

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

General Dynamics Health Solutions is actively looking for a Cloud/DevOps Manager to help lead the maintain of existing applications and design new apps for a cloud based, modern architecture. In this position, you will have the opportunity to directly impact the lives of millions of Americans by working on systems that increase access to care, improve health outcomes and control costs.  The ideal candidate will be someone who is looking for continual growth, can think strategically and mostly importantly, wants to make a positive difference to the people around them. 

This role can be remote, but must be within commuting distance to the Towson, MD office for occasional meetings.

In this role, you will lead the team that designs and defines enterprise, primarily cloud based, solutions for applications and infrastructure.  This individual will lead the team responsible for architecting and designing Cloud solutions including public cloud (i.e. AWS) and private cloud offerings. Work with the Cloud Operations Manager, Software Architects, Software Developers, Infrastructure Engineers, and Security Analysts to design cloud architectures for complex, large-scale applications. Ensure cloud and application architectures are appropriate for cloud hosting and be the trusted advisor of the software development and cloud infrastructure teams. Work to ensure cloud and application architectures embrace the DevOps and Agile philosophies and ensure solutions allow for the implementation of tools and processes which enable rapid development and delivery of software, continuous integration/deployment, automation of tasks, and operational metrics that can be consumed by development teams.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage Cloud/DevOps development team through the full project lifecycle (Project management lifecycle - PMLC and Software Development Lifecycle - SDLC) following established corporate project management processes and methodologies to ensure project deliverables are delivered on time, within budget, adhering to high quality standards, adhering to security and privacy requirements, utilizing appropriate IT standards, and meeting or exceeding customer expectations.

  • Be the go-to person for enhancing our existing cloud solutions and oversee the migration of the remaining systems to the cloud. Possess and maintain an understanding of IaaS and PaaS services offered on cloud platforms and understand how to use them to design solutions for complex business problems.

  • Work with Security teams to ensure solutions comply with FISMA controls and Federal security policies.

  • Ensure solutions provide a DevOps-enabled automated CI/CD solution that delivers tools and processes for rapid application development efforts and on-going production operations.

  • Collaborate with development, operations, and infrastructure teams to develop sound automation solutions.

  • Be a trusted advisor for DevOps initiatives by providing objective and relevant ideas, insights and guidance.

  • Plan, organize, and execute multiple responsibilities to achieve project goals and provide technical leadership to move projects to completion.

  • Develops, maintains, and monitors the project schedule of all assigned releases and special projects.

  • Supervises assigned engineers and performs personnel actions including hiring and performance evaluation.

  • Ensure deliverables are completed on time and of high-quality.

  • Work with teams to practice continuous improvement in processes and tooling. Develop and manage KPIs to measure performance and alignment with business objectives.

  • Develops technical roadmaps for future implementations.

  • Develops business case analysis on potential projects.

  • Ensures security is integrated into all architecture solutions.

  • Acts as a subject-matter expert to multiple tasks and/or programs.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Computer Science, related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

  • 5+ years of supervisory/management experience.

  • 10+ years of experience in the IT field.

  • Demonstrated experience in infrastructure, development and operations of enterprise systems.

  • 2-5 years of strong experience directly related to cloud computing (i.e. AWS, Azure, Private).

  • Experience of practical implementations of Continuous Delivery tools.

  • Demonstrated experience with DevOps and release management tools.

  • Knowledge of configuration management tools such as Ansible, Chef, or Puppet.

  • Familiarity and knowledge of Docker containers

  • Must be in the Baltimore/DC area and able to travel to area client sites as needed.

  • Candidate must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder to be considered for this position.

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Professional certification (CSM, PMP) preferred.

  • Familiarity with microservices architecture, working experience a plus.

  • Experience with Agile (SCRUM, Kanban, etc.) methodologies on enterprise-level application projects. PMI-ACP, CSM, or equivalent preferred.

  • Experience supporting Federal, civilian and health agencies a plus.

  • Knowledgeable in RPA and AI is a plus.

ATTRIBUTES FOR SUCCESS:

  • Ability to influence others using reasoning, persuasion, and negotiation; excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Strategic, but also pragmatic, detail-oriented and willing to be hands-on.

  • Strong ability to learn new technologies in a short time.

  • Must possess well-developed verbal and written communication skills.

#GDITPriority

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.

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.