Systems Engineer - Cloud Engineer, with Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Systems Engineering
Location
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ99656

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.


GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.
We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge that we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Systems Engineer - Cloud Engineer joining our team to support Government activities in Herndon, VA.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Engineer - Cloud Engineer supporting the customer, you will display proven proficiency working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and cloud computing technologies (i.e., Elastisic Compute Cloud (EC2), Simple Storage Service (S3), etc.), Version control systems (i.e., Git), Python, Java, Linux operating systems and demonstrated knowledge of systems design patterns and practices, development practices, and system and data interoperability practices.
 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proven proficiency working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and cloud computing technologies (i.e., Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Simple Storage Service (S3), etc.)
  • Proven proficiency with version control systems (i.e., Git)
  • Proven proficiency writing code using at least one high level languages (i.e., Python, Java)
  • Proven proficiency working with Linux operating systems
  • Extensive, and demonstrable, ability to communicate complex technical concepts to executives and senior managers
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to lead change in support of strategic corporate goals
  • Demonstrated ability to bring concepts into reality through team involvement and collaboration
  • Demonstrated knowledge of systems design patterns and practices, development practices, and system and data interoperability practices

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of configuration management languages (i.e., Puppet, Ansible) and infrastructure Orchestration Tools (i.e., Terraform, CloudFormation)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of service-oriented architecture principles and related methodologies
  • Demonstrated ability to identify project risks and to develop and implement mitigation strategies
  • Demonstrated knowledge of agile development, coupled with knowledge of governance and project life-cycle methodologies in a Lean Agile environment

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU

  • Alignment to a mission-critical role that directly impacts the customer’s ability to effectively execute its mission
  • Direct engagement with contractor leadership that centers upon career development/mobility, enhanced performance evaluation, and corporate information sharing & networking opportunities.
  • Placement on a dynamic team of talented professionals that organically fosters an environment of innovation, collaboration, and trust

Develops advanced engineering ideas and guides their development into a final product.

Develops masterful engineering skills to highly complex engineering problems and provides solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious.

Utilizes masterful engineering skills to perform highly advanced systems design, development, and integration form the start of a systems life cycle to the end.

Provides and applies masterful engineering to highly complex infrastructures including installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, application software, and system management tools.

Provides and applies masterful engineering skills to highly complex systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.

Performs continual maintenance and provides masterful engineering solutions for continual and highly complex security, backup and redundancy problems.

Provides guidance for the preparation and maintenance of all documentation for processes and procedures related to engineering projects.

Provides guidance to less-experienced Systems Engineers.

Maintains current knowledge of rapidly changing technology, always on the lookout for new technologies, and works with management to evolve current processes.

May coach and review the work of less-experienced professionals.

May serve as a task or project leader. (Not a people manager)

Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, model formulation, computer architecture analysis and design, and digital systems engineering.

Invents innovative ways to drive production operational efficiency.

Drives scalability and operability of supported systems/infrastructure.

Implements, manages and enhances Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD) pipeline tools.

Creates, maintains, and reviews Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using Desired State Configuration (DSC) and/or Puppet configuration management tools to support the provisioning infrastructure.

Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.

Recognized as a subject matter expert in a specific technology.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 15+ years of experience

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.

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.