Sr. Linux Cloud Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Application Development

Cloud Orchestration

Linux Distributions

REQ#: RQ145923
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

Transform technology into opportunity as a Sr. Linux Cloud Engineer with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you'll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

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



This position supports the program's Open Data Store (ODS) team to provide quality cost effective solutions to the client. As part of the ODS Team, various expertise is needed to support a sophisticated enterprise environment both on premise as well as in the cloud.

The Engineer will actively participate with Scrum development teams and meetings. Additionally, the Engineer will be responsible for working with highly functional development teams to help developing and automating service deployments, optimizing deployments and performance, integration with enterprise authentication services, and establishing/improving system monitoring while maintaining established security protocols within development, test, and production systems. Other responsibilities will include working with the team to define task breakdowns and effort estimates; as well as preparing design and test documents.


•Architect, build and maintain on premise and/or cloud infrastructure to support team and customer initiatives

•Maintain and improve existing infrastructure (build out autoscaling, support new services, optimize for cost efficiencies/authentication/search, etc)

•Administer production, staging and development environments

•Manage and aggregate server logs and monitor for security and system related incidents

•Monitor and analyze system performance, such as server load and resource usage

•Maintain and improve existing build and deployment processes using CI/CD tools

•Apply configuration management disciplines to maintain software revisions, security patches, hardening, and documentation

•Enforce best practices for security and reliability, and drive security initiatives, like access control and vulnerability testing

•Work with A&A Teams to maintain security requirements for operation of systems

•Perform routine equipment checks and preventative maintenance

•Maintain up to date documentation of designs/configurations

•Work with other service providers to support areas of common interest

•On-call support may be required



Bachelors Degree in Computer Programming, Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

5+ years' experience


3+ years of related systems programming experience

Required Skills:

•Experience working within Linux distributions such as RedHat, Ubuntu, CentOS

•Strong Understanding of DevOps and software/application development processes

•Experience with GitLab, Jenkins, Nexus, and other DevOps/Continuous Integration tools

•Experience with cloud orchestration tools (i.e. SALT, Chef, etc)

•Experience with public clouds such as AWS, Google, Azure

•Experience with Python framework and Shell scripting

•Knowledge of network technologies, common infrastructure components, load balancers, firewalls, virtual and physical infrastructure design

•Experience with Python framework and Shell scripting

•Knowledge of network technologies, common infrastructure components, load balancers, firewalls, virtual and physical infrastructure design

● Location: On Customer Site
●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

5 + 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.