Cloud Engineer – TS/SCI

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ109684

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is your place.  Make it your own by discovering new ways to apply the latest technologies securely and expertly.  By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you’ll become a critical part in how we successfully solve our client’s biggest challenges, deliver on promise, and innovate their virtual infrastructure needs.  Our work depends on a Cloud Engineer joining our team to support Government activities in D.C.

At GDIT, we foster a people-focused and customer-centric environment in delivering network modernization services.  As a Cloud Engineer supporting the Government, you will be supporting the architects’ network modernization efforts by designing, developing, and testing cloud solutions.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Creating sustainable systems and services through automation and uplifts.
  • Collaborating with architects, engineering, and development teams to design, develop, and test cloud solution offerings based on public cloud, private cloud, hybrid client environments and multi-cloud environments
  • Providing oversight of the cloud production environment by monitoring availability and taking a holistic view of system health.
  • Developing and implementing re-usable cloud Infrastructure modules and templates using DevSecOps practices
  • Building a framework using AWS cloud technologies to collect, transfer, and archive data files of varying formats into a data lake and content warehouse
  • Troubleshooting incidents, identifying root causes, fixing/documenting problems, and implementing preventative measures.

What you’ll need:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance and ability to obtain and maintain a CI poly
  • Must meet DoD 8570 IAT Level II requirements including one of the following:  Security+ CE, CND, SSCP, GSEC, GICSP, CySA+, or CCNA Security.
  • Education:  Bachelor of Science Degree, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • Minimum of 4-6 years related experience
  • The ability and experience in designing, documenting, and verifying the technology solution that meets business needs and technical requirements and follows enterprise defined guardrails, governance, and security standards for cloud deployments
  • The ability to develop and document an operational model to maintain and operate the service design, including, but not limited to, monitoring, performance, and capabilities
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure engineering on AWS and Azure
  • Hands on programming experience using Python, Nodejs and Ansible
  • Experience with cloud automation development tool, e.g., Ansible, Git, AWS cloud formation, etc.
  • Working experience of Analytics tools using Athena, Amazon Redshift, EMR, Elasticsearch Service, Kinesis, AWS Glue
  • Participates in all aspects of the software development life cycle for cloud solutions
  • Knowledge of Identity Access Management, Cross account S3/KMS access management
  • Deep understanding Relational DB service - RDS (Postgres, Aurora, MySql, Oracle), DynamoDB,
  • Working experience of M/L services using Amazon SageMaker, Comprehend, Kendra, Polly, Rekognition, Textract, etc.
  • Hands on experience with AWS Service Catalog
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills


  • Full-flex work week and telework
  • 401K with company match
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

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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.