Cloud Application Engineer

Clearance Level
Remote, Based in the USA

REQ#: RQ138025

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We are currently seeking a Cloud Application Engineer for an exciting new opportunity!

Required Skills and Experience, minimum 6 years in the following:

  • AWS Lambda, Amazon SNS, Amazon SQS, Amazon API Gateway, Route53, S3, Experience with any RDS service. EKS is desirable.

  • Experience containerizing applications and deploying containerized applications into a serverless environment or to Kubernetes.

  • Experience with nodeJS, Java, Python, and SQL

  • Demonstrated expertise in Cloud Migration, Building Cloud Infrastructure, CI/CD pipelines, Infrastructure Automation and Orchestration and providing Operations support for Hybrid Cloud hosted infrastructure and applications.

  • Experience in providing Analysis of Alternatives for tools and capabilities from various on premise, Cloud-based, and hybrid resources

  • Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code Automation using Cloud-native (AWS CloudFormation), open-source (Terraform) technologies.

  • Knowledge of configuring AWS cloud native services for access control, IAM, security, logging, monitoring, DevSecOps, Testing, Compliance

  • Understanding of and experience implementing and integrating CI/CD Tools from the ground up, such as Atlassian (JIRA and Confluence), Github, Jenkins, Ansible, Artifactory, Docker, Kubernetes, Selenium, SonarQube, Gatling, JMeter, JUnit, Jaws, Netsparker, OWASP ZAP, Tenable Nessus, Splunk, Prometheus, CloudWatch, New Relic, Grafana o Includes experience with Docker containerized application deployment and monitoring, cluster management

  • Experience with Agile (Scrum, Kanban) and DevSecOps methodologies.

Certifications (Mandatory): AWS Developer - Associate or AWS Solutions Architect - Associate or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate
Certifications (Preferred): AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional


  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Customizable health benefits packages

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Rewards program for high-performing employees


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The likely salary range for this position is $137,600 - $206,400, 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.