Cloud Provisioning & Automation Engineer

Clearance Level
Remote, Based in USA

REQ#: RQ101714

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: SSBI (T5)
Requisition Type: Regular

Join an exciting and dynamic team delivering a large-scale Enterprise Common Tools cloud platform, automation & orchestration, and Cloud Application Migration effort for the Army. This team works in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, with engineering, migration, and operations & sustainment of cloud migration efforts. Enterprise Common Tools and specific Army program customer migration efforts provide a range of day-to-day challenges, while the bigger picture architecture and migration efforts provide tangible milestones that the team pursues together following AGILE practices, to deliver the overall program effort. We’re looking for self-starter Leads and technical engineers, to work both as part of team and on individual assignments, in an environment of customer mission delivery, integrity and communications. We’re looking to fill this role/team with those who currently have the cloud experience, certifications, and skills to execute in large enterprise environments, are flexible and enjoy tackling challenges, and desire to join a large team that is building and sustaining a large multi-tenant cloud platform/enterprise and migrating/expanding/automating the enterprise. If this sounds like you and you love to learn and grow with a team while delivering program milestones, then we’d love to hear from you!

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. 

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cloud Engineering and Architecture Engineer/Lead supporting Army PEO EIS, you will be trusted to work on providing oversight of all project aspects focusing on fulfilling business and technical performance, cost, and schedule objectives for delivering Cloud Hosted and Cloud Native products and services.

In this role, a typical day will include the responsibilities below:

  • The Cloud Engineer will work with Customer and Program stakeholders to execute a backlog of development, engineering, and design tasking to deliver cloud resources and automations to enable streamlined operations and provisioning of a Cloud Environment.
  • The Cloud Engineer shall work with other Cloud team members, customer and program stakeholders using and Agile work model to iteratively deliver and enhance Cloud Infrastructure and Automation capabilities.
  • This person shall be readily available to respond to Customer questions, concerns, and comments, as well as be proactive in alerting the Customer to potential contractual or programmatic issues.
  • Participates in the development and maintenance of the Cloud Backlog, Roadmap, and operations to achieve the strategic objectives of the Customer and the Program.
  • Analyzes customer requirements and provides technical expertise on cloud cluster computing techniques and technologies of high complexity.
  • Assists customers with data integration and migration efforts, including mapping schemas and defining domain specific ontologies.

Required qualifications: 

This position requires a Bachelor of Science, IT or equivalent and a minimum of 5 Years IT experience of which 4 years must be in a commercial cloud or hybrid deployment environment, OR 10 Years IT Experience with a minimum of 5 Years IT experience of which 4 years must be in a commercial cloud or hybrid deployment environment.

Experience should include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science/systems, information systems/technology, engineering/engineering technology, software
  • 3+ years technical experience in cloud provisioning and automation.
  • Experience creating of Infrastructure as Code, Automation, and Orchestration solutions.
  • Solution development and application, software architecture and cloud solutions.
  • Experience in AWS implementation to include core AWS resources (VPC, EC2, S3 etc.) and advanced AWS resources (lambda, cloud front)
  • Experience in API integration
  • Experience engineering and automating cloud operations using a DevSecOps tool suite.
  • Experience with Ansible and Terraform
  • Knowledge and experience in building APIs within AWS and API Gateway
  • Planning and executing complex IT engineering projects/operations similar in size and scope.
  • Knowledge and experience in infrastructure design and engineering; up-to-date knowledge of current and emerging Cloud and infrastructure technologies
  • Demonstrated skills, including experience in presenting material to senior Government officials
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II or III Certification – Required

Preferred qualifications:

  • AWS Solution Architect Certification
  • AWS DevOps Engineer
  • CompTIA Security+ or Equivalent
  • Experience in setting up AWS Cognito Identity and Access management tool and ADFS.
  • SecDevOps, and ServiceNow tool suites
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and tools including executing and managing work in a SCRUM framework


This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Florida, Montana, Tennessee, Texas, or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

The likely salary range for this position is $96,000 - $144,000, 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.

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.