AWS Cloud DevOps Infrastructure Engineer

Clearance Level
Alexandria, Virginia

REQ#: RQ86637

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular
General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) a leading provider of systems engineering, integration, IT service operations and support solutions, is seeking a Senior AWS Cloud DevOps Infrastructure Engineer (AWS DevOps Certified) to deliver valuable services and solutions to our customers.  

GDIT has a great team consisting of experienced and knowledgeable managers who lead and support the career development objectives of our employees.  Our employees consider the company to be a solid partner in their career, with an abundance of opportunities for advancement. This person will be responsible for the administration and automation of AWS infrastructure in the USPTO GovCloud.

Role & Responsibilities:
  • Configure AWS Cloud environments following best practices.
  • Leverage the Well-Architected-Framework principles to manage the infrastructure.
  • Use the CloudFormation and Terraforms to automate the AWS infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of AWS CodePipeline, AWS CodeBuild, AWS CodeDeploy.
  • Prior experience using DevOps tools; Chef, Puppet, Ansible,Jenkins or similar.
  • Assemble and integrate cloud operating platforms using open source & partner tools.
  • Integrate infrastructure builds with continuous code deployment processes.
  • Build automated deployments using configuration management playbooks and recipes.
  • Ensure the performance, reliability, security and ease of maintenance for deployments.
  • Design and deploy scalable, highly available, secure, and fault tolerant systems on AWS for the development and test lifecycle of our cloud security product. 
  • Focus on building Dockerized application components by integrating with AWS ECS.
  • Modify existing software in AWS to improve performance. 

  • AWS DevOps Certification is required
  • Demonstrated competency with the following AWS services: ECS, EC2, EBS, S3, Glacier, RDS, VPC, Route53, ELB, IAM, CloudFront, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, SQS, SES, Lambda.
  • Experience with AWS bigdata environments such as AWS Glue, Lambda
  • Promote cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve common goals. 
  • Experience building scalable infrastructure in AWS.
  • Experience with one or more AWS SDKs and/or CLI.
  • Expertise in leveraging Automation / DevOps principles, experience with operational tools, and able to apply best practices for infrastructure and software deployment (Ansible / Puppet / Chef / Saltstack). 
  • Experience with test driven development, SOA.
  • Experience architecting and operating systems built with Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with Docker containers.
  • Comfortable using strace/tcpdump in troubleshooting.

Desired Qualifications:
  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience)
  • 2+ years of experience
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.