Sr. Hybrid Cloud Platform Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Springfield, Virginia
St Louis, Missouri
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Container Technologies

Linux Distributions

Red Hat OpenShift

REQ#: RQ148140
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a Sr. Hybrid Cloud Platform Engineer at GDIT. Here, you’ll tailor cutting-edge solutions to the unique requirements of our clients. With a career in application development, you’ll make the end user’s experience your priority and we’ll make your career growth ours.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Sr. Hybrid Cloud Platform Engineer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on TS/SCI cleared Sr. Hybrid Cloud Platform Engineer joining our team to support our intelligence customer in Springfield, VA.


Job Description Summary:

Work on a development team, utilizing Agile scrum methodology, which is responsible for developing and maintain agency wide Platform as a Service (PaaS) capability deployed across multiple security domains.  The PaaS environment supports multiple tenants deploying a myriad application stacks and data services.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

•O&M of existing Red Hat OpenShift environment across multiple security domains in both Cloud and datacenter (vSphere) environments

•Support OpenShift operators and frameworks including Crossplane, Kyverno, RedHat GitOps

•Deploy OpenShift to new sites as they come online

•Work with internal and external teams to understand integration requirements and scale existing platforms to meet them

•Work with Security to ensure ongoing compliance and develop secure solutions

•Support data services including RabbitMQ, Redis, PostgreSQL, Elastic Stack

•Compile detailed documentation



•Bachelor's Degree in Computer Programming, Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline.

•10+ years Developer experience

•Meet DoD 8570 IAT Level II requirements including one of the following:  Security+ CE, CND, SSCP, GSEC, GICSP, CySA+, or CCNA

Desired Skills:

•Experience deploying and managing RedHat OpenShift in a cloud and/or vSphere environment

•Experience with Amazon Web Services

• Python, Shell scripting, Git (desired)

•Linux distributions: RHEL/RHCOS, CentOS

•CI/CD orchestration tools: GitLab CI, Jenkins, GitOps

•Container technology: Docker, Kubernetes, and Cloud Native Computing Foundation ecosystem in general

Desired Certifications:

•Red Hat Certified Specialist in OpenShift

Location: Springfield, VA or St. Louis, MO

US Citizenship Required


● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

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 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.