Cloud System Architect Level 2 / BP

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Annapolis Junction, Maryland

REQ#: RQ118099

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Provides support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Cloud Infrastructure Services hosted in multiple cloud environments. Provides Tier I/II and Tier 3 (Escalation to Architecture Team) resolution of customer capacity requests. Provides support for the escalation and communication of status to management and internal customers. Provide connectivity and utilization support to Cloud Infrastructure Services managed cloud environment customers. Provide customer support through chat, email and capacity request ticketing.

The Level 2 Cloud System Architect shall possess the following capabilities:

The architect will be responsible for deployment of new solutions into existing cloud resources or off-premise infrastructure.

Must Possess Strong knowledge of a wide range of cloud services and solutions like AWS, OpenStack and Microsoft Azure products.

Should be able to develop with a DevOps approach for both Linux and Windows workloads using proven, cutting-edge cloud technologies including automation with Amazon Cloudformation, OpsWorks, Ansible, Chef, and Docker.

Must be able to deploy new cloud production, staging, and test environment.

Responsible for all aspects of integration and deployment to include, Infrastructure and application deployment, load testing, and disaster recovery.

Must take planning seriously and strive for a seamless transition with little to no downtime.

Should be able to identify the most agile, scalable infrastructure, and select the best cloud services and technologies for customer projects and plan all implementation procedures.

Should be able to automate and deploy cloud infrastructures.

Is responsible for full documentation of the cloud infrastructure to enable a smooth handoff to application team.

Should have experience writing software scripts using scripting languages such as Perl, Python, or Ruby.

Demonstrated experience planning and implementing Infrastructure as a Service (iaaS) and Platform as a Service (Paas) using tools like OpenStack, Eucalyptus, OpenShift, and Kubernetes.


Required: Strong knowledge of cloud solutions included but not limited to AWS, OpenStack and Microsoft Azure products. Demonstrated experience using tools like OpenStack, Eucalyptus, OpenShift, and Kubernetes. Must possess one active mid-level or advanced cloud certification (i.e. AWS, Azure, OpenStack). Must have 9 years of related work experience and a bachelor’s degree in a related technical field. Must work with little to no prescriptive guidance.

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 the status of the federal contractor mandate and 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.