Azure Cloud Engineer

Clearance Level
Atlanta, Georgia

REQ#: RQ75511 Azure Cloud Engineer (Open)

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

GDIT has an opportunity for an experienced information technology expert in Atlanta, GA to join our team supporting Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO). We are looking for an Azure Cloud Engineer that will focus on building highly available and scalable cloud solutions. The successful Cloud Engineer will also play a key role in delivering and building DevOps related projects. The Cloud Engineer will be responsible for end-to-end solutions in Azure and will be part of engineering team focused on improvements and enhancements to existing software applications.


Required skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years’ of experience. (Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related area is preferred)
  • 5 or more years of experience building a cloud architecture with Azure
  • 5 or more years of experience installing, configuring, automating and monitoring various cloud services
  • Demonstrated experience in transforming development, testing and production environments from on-premises to cloud-based
  • Experience in one or more automation languages (PowerShell, Python, CLI)
  • In depth experience with Azure Active Directory & API Management
  • Deep understanding of implementing DevOps
  • Analyze customer requirements and provide technical expertise on cloud cluster computing techniques and technologies of moderate to high complexity
  • Solid understanding of networking and core Internet Protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTPS
  • Experience with NoSQL databases such as Azure Cosmos DB 

Desired skills and experience:

  • Experience with AKS (Azure Kubernetes Service)  
  • Experience with Azure DevOps
  • Experience working in an Agile development team is preferred
  • Superior technical documentation skills
  • CI/CD best practices
  • Ability to collaborate with various application teams on the pros and cons of cloud services

Skills and Attributes:

  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and requirements with the ability to meet project deadlines with limited supervision
  • Motivated and collaborative team player
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.