Senior Cloud Engineer - NAVSUP OIS - Remote

Clearance Level
Software Engineering
Mechanicsburg, the USA
Key Skills For Success

Cloud Automation

Cloud Software


Requirements Analysis

Systems Engineering

REQ#: RQ170678
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

Cloud Engineer – NAVSUP OIS

Overview / Job Responsibilities

GDIT is looking for a Cloud Engineer to support the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Ordnance Information System (OIS) and to provide technical expertise on a mission-critical program.  The candidate must be well-versed in the administration of Cloud assets and DevSecOps, and must be solution-oriented, driven, and enjoy teaming with other best and brightest engineers on highly visible, technically challenging projects and offerings.  Providing support for existing services and being a key player in our up-coming modernization efforts, we are looking for high-caliber, well-rounded professionals who are passionate about emerging technology, and who have a strong background in Linux, Windows, Cloud, and DevSecOps administration and automation.

The program is based in Mechanicsburg, PA and Yorktown, VA.  This position can be performed remotely.  However, travel to the customer site will be required.

As Cloud Engineer, you will provide technical support for the development, engineering, APIs, integration, and testing of specific components of complex cloud applications to include requirements analysis and functional allocation, conducting systems requirements reviews, developing concepts of operation and interface standards, developing system architectures, and performing technical/non-technical assessments.

The Cloud Engineer plays a key role in the OIS Cloud/DevSecOps team. You will work closely with the customer Product Owner and assist in development of system engineering documentation for portfolio applications, such as system requirements, capabilities, and interface control documents, using GitLab Ultimate, Azure DevOps and other Collaboration and Architecture Tools.  

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Serve as the principal IT engineer to provide engineering expertise and guidance for the design, development, implementation, and sustainment of IT solutions that enhance overall system performance and availability.
  • Act as primary liaison between NAVSUP OIS customer and third-party cloud broker (NAVAIR) in operational maintenance of the NAVSUP OIS Cloud architecture and ecosystem, to include access, cost estimation, service requests, and new resource requests
  • Assists in development of agile methodology (SAFe, Scrum, Scrum of Scrums, Kanban, DevSecOps). This includes backlog structure and management, governance/change control, and other key processes that lead the execution at the portfolio level.
  • Conduct engineering system development tasks including system requirements analysis, system architecture and design, preliminary design, critical design, system integration, formal verification, and formal validation.
  • Perform Requirements Analysis Engineering and other system engineering practices.
  • Produce technical documentation in support of engineering solutions that include, but are not limited to, architectural drawings, detailed design specifications, and thorough implementation instructions
  • Assist with operational, technical tool standardization, maintenance of CI/CD pipelines, and system and services views for architectures using applicable Navy set security standards.
  • Maintain standards compliance
  • Guide and assist DevOps/DevSecOps teams with pipeline best practices and tool selection
  • Develop, update, and maintain program of record documentation.
  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure
  • Assist with the installation, configuration, testing, and maintenance of operating systems, application software and system management tools
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
  • Guide and assist team in writing and maintaining custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks
  • Successfully collaborate-with and enhance a well-established contractor/government team


  • Must have DOD Secret level clearance to start; U.S. Citizen required only for Federal Clearance Requirement
  • Certification Requirement: Directive 8570.1/8140 - IAT II:
    • Baseline Certification: Security+
    • Computing Environment Certification: AWS Certified Solutions Architect or similar equivalent Cloud environment certification (if not in hand, must be obtained within 6 months of onboarding)
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience and 10+ years of prior relevant experience engineering and architecting enterprise IT solutions
  • Have a broad technical background spanning many of the technical areas supported by the program.
  • The ability to clearly articulate technical messages for a variety of audiences, both through written and verbal means, will be a critical skill necessary for success in this position.
  • Extensive understanding and experience programming and designing software using Terraform, Ansible, Java, J2EE, Oracle, WebLogic, Tomcat and AWS cloud services
  • Experience with modern development software, tools, and methodologies; Jenkins, GitLab Ultimate, Jira, Nexus, Maven, OpenShift, SonarQube, Fortify, Junit, Karma, Selenium, Cyprus, Docker, Artifactory
  • Demonstrated expertise in systems engineering, including requirements analysis and system architecture design
  • Strong verbal and written technical communication skills
  • Ability to liaise with government, vendors, and other IT personnel for problem resolution


  • Demonstrated experience in network and cyber security design, engineering, and operations with emphasis on Navy capabilities
  • Demonstrated experience developing models using Sparx EA, Splunk, MuleSoft, SalesForce
  • Experience with NIST SP 800 series or ISO 27000 series documents for information security management and risk assessment
  • Experience with Angular, ReactJS, Spring MVC, JQuery, JSF, JSP, MyBatis, Hibernate, IBM MQ, Kafka, ELK, or PLSQL
  • Demonstrated experience with server virtualization technologies such as VMware, Citrix, or Hyper-V
  • Demonstrated experience with operating systems such as RedHat Linux and Windows Server
  • Demonstrated experience in ITIL, ISO20000 / ISO27001 implementations
  • At least one nationally recognized vendor certification
  • Navy experience

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

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


CompTIA - Security+ - CompTIA

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $100,000 - $150,000. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.