AWS DevOps Engineer

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Not Applicable, Maryland
Rockville, Maryland

REQ#: RQ86121

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has an opening for an AWS DevOps Engineer who will support the implementation and administration of the code build & deploy pipeline as well as the development, testing and triaging of the operational components of a system modernization project for the Office of Child Care Information Systems. Some activities will be in support of the existing development, testing, staging and production environments as well as advising the team on writing and deploying code and systems that will make the environment more reliable, testable, and scalable.


  • Primary responsibility would be to own all the environments and maintain them at required release levels and coordinate with development team and the stakeholders 
  • Interact with team members to support and improve the development environment including the tools, technology stack, application performance and stability.
  • Support the design execution of the project to facilitate the efforts and goals.
  • Employ a collaborative environment to support the development of features and functionality
  • Resolve operational concerns through collaboration with other support groups and various engineering teams and plan updates as required.
  • Troubleshoot production issues to address technical commitments and boost sustainability.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related field required and 5 years of relative experience
  • 2-4 years experience as an AWS DevOps Engineer supporting large software development efforts.
  • Agile experience
  • Production support experience
  • Experience in AWS Cloud infrastructure
  • Understanding of AWS IaaS components including EC2, VPC, VPN, Storage and databases
  • Experience in building, deploying and managing application code to multiple environments of the COTS applications.
  • Experience with COTS application deployment to AWS public Cloud
  • Experience with both Windows and Linux Operating Systems
  • Knowledge of DevOps methodologies, tools and processes
  • Knowledge of software automation production systems, including code deployment
  • Working knowledge of software development methodologies preferred
  • Previous experience with high-performance and high-availability system support preferred.
  • Solid ability to interface, inspire and motivate at various levels of the organization.
  • Ability to convey technical information to non-technical individuals.
  • Demonstrated experience communicating effectively across internal and external organizations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Installation & Administration of Tableau Software (preferable)
  • Experience in VPN network connectivity
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.