DevSecOps Architect

Clearance Level
Cyber Security
Remote, Based in Virginia
Remote, Based in Maryland

REQ#: RQ81759

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is seeking a DevSecOps Architect that will work across our client organization to deliver Cloud infrastructure managed services aligned with business capability delivery, with a focus on providing Cloud 24/7/365 IT services. The candidate must have experience with cloud technologies, migrations from On-premise to cloud solutions, outsourced managed services management and working with a variety of third parties to provide end-to-end IT services for our client’s end users.

The DevSecOps Architect has an established record of DevOps organizational transformation and cloud adoption with enterprise level customers. The DevOps practitioner must have technical depth across the Full DevOps Spectrum along with leading and advising client stakeholders, collaborating with the client to lead enterprise cloud-based DevOps transformations, and actively practice and recommend the latest DevOps industry standards. The Architect will work with a diverse team supporting multiple stakeholders, often with differences in priorities, to establish clear, attainable solutions to business capability delivery using DevSec best practices. Must be detail oriented and possess the ability to work in a multi-disciplined environment with excellent communication skills, both oral and written along with analytical skills to troubleshoot issues. Must be able to apply intensive and diverse knowledge to problems and make independent decisions. Must be a team player able to work professionally and collaboratively with the government customer and other members of the project team. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a client focus. Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Work collaboratively with our client to design, architect and implement next generation system architecture and automation solutions

  • Implement, maintain, and improve Continuous Integration/Continuous Development  CI/CD) environments

  • Define, design, and implement DevOps solutions which includes reference architectures, estimates, and costing

  • Provide technical leadership, project guidance, and business development in various technology areas

  • Recommend transition path of the clients infrastructure and automation business requirements into executable technology solutions

  • Participate in customers workshops and provide presentations of the proposed solution

  • Act as a subject matter expert on DevOps best practices (i.e. Containers; Docker)

  • Perform analysis best practices and emerging concepts in DevOps, Infrastructure Automation, and Enterprise Security

  • Acts as a technical liaison between clients, service engineering teams and support

  • Define common business and development processes, platform and tools usage for mobile solutions and delivery

  • Review and audit of existing solution, design and system architecture

  • Profile and troubleshoot existing solutions

Required Skills

  • 5 + Years of hands on experience in a implementing DevSecOps delivery

  • Experience in DevOps Solution delivery and strategy

  • Experience using DevSecOps support tools such as RedHat and Infrastructure automation tools such as Ansible

  • Experience in using Automated Deployment, CI/CD Tools

  • Experience in and knowledge of design patterns and refactoring concepts

  • Practical expertise in performance tuning and optimization, bottleneck problems and analysis

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent training and experience in a technical field

  • Certifications such as AWS Certified DevOps Engineer or experience architecting, designing and developing applications on the AWS platform.

  • Experience designing and building applications using container and serverless technologies.

  • Experience designing highly available systems that utilize load balancing and horizontal scalability.

  • Experience with Configuration Management platforms (e.g. Ansible)

  • Experience and extensive knowledge of  Linux, Unix, or Citrix

  • Experience in the design, plan, and integration of  AWS-based solutions using infrastructure as code and modern cloud-native deployment techniques (DevSec; DevSecOps)

Desired Skills

  • Prior Managed Service Provider experience

  • ITIL 3 or 4 Foundation certification

  • Managing IT in an ERP –SAP/Oracle environment

  • Experience working in Agile teams

  • Agile Certified Practitioner

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors degree and a minimum of five (5) years related experience, or equivalent combination of education / experience.


  • Active DOD Secret Clearance


  • Primarily remote with some travel required to client site

  • May be required to attend planning events or to work from a secured location

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 5+ years of experience


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.