Senior DevOps Engineer - REMOTE - US Citizenship required

Clearance Level
Software Development
Falls Church, Virginia
Raleigh, North Carolina

REQ#: RQ107236

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular

We are looking for a talented Sr. DevOps Engineer and developer to join our Hosting Services team on an IT operations project supporting DHS USCIS. The candidate will provide applications and tools development support for large enterprise. Candidate will be responsible for design, engineering, developing, testing, deploying applications and tools in virtualized environments that host web servers, database servers, domain controllers etc., on premise and in the cloud.

This position works under the general guidance of the Hosting Services Task Lead and Senior Engineers, in an Agile. DevSecOps fast-paced, rapidly changing, collaborative environment, and requires strong troubleshooting and analytical skills, strong critical thinking, complex problem solving, appropriate judgment, and decision-making skills.


  • Design, develop, and deploy out-of-the-box solutions and hosted in a on premises or virtualized environment
  • Develop, build, deploy and trouble CI/CD pipeline, build out Jenkins’s master plugin to GitHub, and install security certificates.
  • Support and develop deployment packages in PowerShell
  • Work with program and technical staff in all aspects of daily work.
  • Fully engaged in the implementation of a DevOps practices for supporting IT
  • Support information assurance process in a technical role by complying with technical controls, technical checklists etc.

Required Qualifications, Experience, and Skills

  • 5-8 years of analysis related to design, development, and integration of hardware and software to support large scale Windows and Unix environments with virtualization, on-premises, and Cloud environments.
  • 5-8 years of experience in implementation of DevOps solutions and tools (Cloudbees, Chef, Ansible Tower, Jenkins, Git, Sonatype, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, RedHat OpenShift Container Platform, Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), Apigee, Foreman, SCCM, Twistlock, Python, Terraform / Cloud Formation Templates, JSON/YAML, AWS Lambda (serverless computing), Apache Kafka Series.
  • 5-8 years’ experience performing a variety of application development, integrating, engineering and operational related assignments
  • 5-8 years of experience in managing and developing out-of-the-box solutions for IT infrastructure tools (e.g., integrating operation dashboards of ServiceNow, SolarWinds). Knowledge of APIs and their integration using Java Script & other Scripting, Python, REST APIs, Tableau, Elastic stack)
  • Support COTS applications (SLOPE/DID-IT, EDMS, SMI, EPMS, FDNS, MiDAS, etc) deployment and administration on AWS and virtualized environments.
  • Experience in VMware, ServiceNow, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Git., AWS, Azure cloud environments, and DevSecOps automation associated in Windows Physical and virtualization software environments such as VMware’s vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V on a set of enterprise-level IT systems.
  • Experience and knowledge of ANSIBLE, and Middleware (Oracle Application Server, IIS, Apache)
  • Some experience and familiarity with Configuration and Change management practices in Agile and standard infrastructure and software development environments
  • Some experience in AWS, AZURE, Google Cloud Services, and other Cloud environments
  • Familiarity with Agile, DevOps practices and ITIL processes

Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills

  • US Citizen with DHS Public Trust suitability clearance/EOD
  • Experience with any DHS agencies or entities


To succeed as a candidate and within this role, you will need to:

  • Demonstrate proven experience (with tangible outcomes and results), a can-do attitude, an ability to influence internal and external customers, and a leadership and communication style required to lead a diverse and dispersed team.
  • Embrace and embody GDIT’s of Commitment, Impact, Integrity, Imagination, and Agility.

The position is permanent remote working from home with expected travel to current program locations and new business opportunities across the country when needed. Travel is very limited for the current portfolio but could potentially expand to both national and overseas locations as the portfolio grows.


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, 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.

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.