DevSecOps Platform Senior Advisor (Secret, required) - Roy, Utah

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Roy, Utah
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

AWS Cloud Computing



Platform Technologies

REQ#: RQ146807
Public Trust: SSBI (T5)
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges.  General Dynamics Information Technology is seeking a DevOpsSec Platform Senior Advisor with Cloud experience. Location: Roy, Utah area

The position will support a US Air Force program that is playing a major role in strengthening and modernizing America's Strategic Deterrent Force. GDIT will develop and deliver a digital engineering design solution that enables and integrates the program’s complete set of data, tools, and model-based systems engineering (MBSE) activities, and makes them available to internal and appropriate external engineering and programmatic stakeholders throughout the program’s lifecycle. This effort will culminate in an abstracted, highly transportable environment delivered to the Government, to be instantiated “virtually” on the Government’s network infrastructure and updated during the Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase of weapon system development.

For this effort, GDIT will use cloud-based concepts including IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service); PaaS (Platform as a Service); and SaaS (Software as a service) and containerization concepts including Terraform and Docker to buildout the DEE. Together, the application of these concepts will result in a Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC).


  • Architecting and maintaining software / infrastructure build, test, and deployment CI/CD pipelines

  • Working daily with Development teams to integrate security tool components via automated pipelines

  • Assisting with determining guidelines and standards for deploying to AWS Cloud infrastructure and Kubernetes environments, system and application security requirements, and developing security solutions

  • Educating teams on adoption of DevSecOps practices and tooling, and supporting those practices and tools

  • Creating, managing, and maintaining Pipelines, Data Integrations, and Infrastructure as Code (IaC) for our CI/CD pipelines and associated project-based deployments

  • Assisting teams with DevSecOps issues related to performance, configuration, or otherwise

  • Identifying and implementing improvements to how we securely build, deploy and monitor software projects 

  • Helping create cloud and container infrastructure in a cost-efficient manner


  • US Citizen

  • BA/BS Degree (or equivalent experience)

  • 10+ contiguous years of DevOps/Cloud (AWS) experience

  • Experience with Kubernetes and Helm – deploying, maintaining, performance tuning, and troubleshooting K8S clusters

  • Experience with Software Engineering and Continuous Delivery and/or DevOps related practices

  • Experience with Git version control

  • Experience with Docker, containerization build technologies, and container registries

  • Experience with Ansible or shell scripting

  • Experience using Linux/Unix (CentOS or RedHat preferred)

  • Must be detail oriented, critical thinker, possess excellent problem-solving skills

  • Desire for continuous improvement and a commitment to best practices

  • Exhibits a passion for DevSecOps techniques and technologies

  • Possess effective communication skills, especially in a team setting

  • Familiarity with government standards for security, identity, and data management

  • Provide insight and guidance for the preparation and maintenance of all documentation for processes and procedures related to engineering projects

  • Perform continual maintenance and create solutions for security, backup and redundancy problems for security tools on Kubernetes

  • Security+ Certification

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

  • Onsite Roy, Utah area


  • Experience with Nexus, Packer, Container Registries, and Terraform

  • Experience with Gitlab and GitLab CI/CD Pipelines

  • Experience with Security Scanning Tools: Anchore, OSCAP, Twistlock

  • Experience with Static Code Quality Scanning Tools: SonarQube

  • Knowledge of secure development practices

  • Stays current with related technology and practices

  • Ability to handle a dynamic work environment

  • Effective organization and time management skills

  • Desire for continuous learning

  • Experience with software-defined networking (SDN) – Service Mesh (Istio) – AWS Networking

Security Clearance:

  • SECRET security clearance required

  • Able to obtain SCI or SAP (special access program) clearance


  • Possible travel approximately 20%

Work Location:

  • Onsite to Roy, Utah 84067


  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

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


CompTIA - Security+ CE - CompTIA

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.