Cloud Engineer II

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Reston, Virginia

REQ#: RQ135110

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Level II Cloud Engineer to provide 24/7 support in order to help customers seamlessly operate their hybrid on-premises cloud infrastructure on our Cloud Support contract in Reston, VA. Due to the nature of work this role entails, telecommuting is not allowed and will require the employee to report full-time onsite.

When customers cannot resolve issues themselves, your job will be to ensure that we have the necessary tools and processes to resolve the issue. You will troubleshoot technical problems for customers with a mix of debugging, networking, system administration, updating documentation, and when needed, coding/scripting. Additional tasks and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage the customer’s problem through effective diagnosis, resolution, or implementation of new investigation tools to increase productivity for customer issues on Cloud Service Provider products.

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of Cloud Service Provide technology and underlying architectures by troubleshooting, reproducing, determining the root cause for customer reported issues, and building tools for faster diagnosis.

  • Act as a consultant and subject matter experts for internal stakeholders in engineering, sales, and customer organizations to resolve technical deployment obstacles and improve Cloud Service Provider offerings.

  • Work as part of a team of engineers/consultants that globally ensures 24 hour customer support.

Required Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret security clearance and the ability to be upgraded to TS/SCI

  • Able to obtain a DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification within 60 days from start of employment

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or equivalent work experience in lieu of de

  • 10+ years of relevant, practical experience

  • Industry experience working in Government, dealing with sensitive/classified workloads.

  • Experience reading or debugging code using Java, C, C++, .NET, Python, Shell, Perl, and/or JavaScript.

  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting Kubernetes infrastructure

  • General Cloud skills/experience

  • Able to report onsite as indicated above

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification

  • Experience with any of the following IaaS solutions: system visualization, on-premise and/or hybrid cloud computing, cloud identity and security system, cloud monitoring and logging and/or local and cloud storage

  • Experience with any of the following cloud storage solutions: SQL database administration, cloud application development platforms, open-source software communities, cloud networking solutions and/or distributed computing technology.

  • Understand networking fundamentals (TCP/IP, Routing, VPNs, VLANs, Peering, Load Balancing, etc.)

  • Knowledge of basic web technologies (HTTP, HTML, DNS, etc.)

  • Client-facing role: Excellent customer service and communication skills (verbal and written)

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.