Cloud/Virtualization Solutions Consultant, Subject Matter Expert (SRF 3398)

Clearance Level
Technology Consulting
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ49329

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: BI Full 6C (T4)
Requisition Type: Regular
GDIT, a Federal marketplace leader in next-generation IT solutions and services, is seeking highly qualified and motivated IT professionals like you who are eager to contribute to our critical Homeland Security missions. For the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), GDIT provides enterprise IT services for DHS’s biometric identity management system (IDENT) and the Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) to store, match, share, and analyze biometric and biographic data in support of DHS’s strategic mission. GDIT’s O&M services support break-fix of current OBIM functional capabilities, as well as security remediation activities and developmental engineering (such as prototyping new code or configurations of OBIM functionality). At the most critical moments of change, we’re there - bringing the resources, solutions, and expertise to help our clients take on some of the world’s biggest challenges - and GDIT is excited to offer you a unique opportunity to join a best performing O&M team supporting one our nation’s most critical national security, law enforcement, immigration and border management, and intelligence missions.

GDIT is looking for a Cloud Solutions expert to serve as a key contributor on this large, complex task order. As a critical member of our diverse Infrastructure team, the successful candidate will design, deploy, and perform O&M of all virtual environments, leveraging Cloud Solutions to standup and configure baseline environments. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Operates and maintains AWS infrastructure
  • Performs and/or supports troubleshooting, mitigation, root case analysis, and remediation of complex problems
  • Serves as an escalation path for the enterprise O&M staff for troubleshooting or inquiries
  • Researches new technologies
  • Works occasional night/weekend performing O&M activities with minimum impact to production

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • U.S. citizenship
  • DHS HQ EOD required to start; must be able to obtain DHS HQ Final Suitability
  • Masters degree and 8+ years of related experience
  • Strong experience with cloud and virtualization concepts (e.g., vCloud Director, Amazon, OpenStack)
  • Knowledge of architecting and engineering virtual environments and solutions, to include VMware
  • Hands-on experience implementing and configuring cloud solutions
  • Strong VMware experience and advanced administration skills

Desired Skills / Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in computer engineering, computer science, information systems, or related field of study
  • 10+ yrs of directly relevant experience
  • Experience managing enterprise-scale solutions leveraging AWS Services, e.g., EC2, S3, CloudFormation, RDS, CloudFront, VPC, Route53, IAM, CloudWatch, Beanstalk, Lambda
  • Experience implementing and managing network and application performance monitoring tools, e.g., Splunk, AppDynamics, Solarwinds
  • Strong experience with cloud orchestration tools (vRealize, vCenter Orchestrator, etc.)
  • Experience managing infrastructure solutions deployed in AWS GovCloud
  • Experience integrating AWS with database administrator and DevOps teams
  • Currency in automated code scanning, automated testing, continuous integration, continuous deployment, and continuous assessment concepts and technologies
  • Experience implementing secure DevOps methodologies
  • Experience scripting in python, bash, or comparable language
  • Experience scripting against AWS CLI
  • Experience in Site Recovery Manager (SRM)
  • Experience in security hardening and STIGs for virtualization HW
  • Training/certifications - VCP (VMware Certified Professional, AWS Certification)
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.