Sr. AWS Cloud Performance Specialist

Clearance Level
Remote, Based in the USA

REQ#: RQ118409

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is looking for an experienced AWS Cloud Performance Specialist to join our USPTO Enterprise Cloud Modernization (ECM) team to support current cloud requirements, cloud migration and deployment of new requirements to the AWS Cloud environment for our federal customers. As a Senior AWS Cloud Performance Specialist, you will work with a team Subject Matter Experts to engineer/develop, migrate and implement secure cloud solutions using AWS. In this role, the candidate should have a strong experience using AWS well-architected framework, AWS services and technologies, infrastructure, application, server, compliance, and hands-on automation experience. 


  • Oversee the end-to-end delivery of new features for the USPTO Cloud from conception to to operational handoff.  

  • Work with USPTO stakeholders to develop solutions that meet the needs of their customers and build out the agencies cloud vision.  

  • Work with a team of DevOps/SecOps Engineers to architect AWS, Azure, or GCP solutions with the responsibility to ensure the customer maintains an overall cohesive integration with itself, partner systems, and solutions. 

  • Architect solutions using Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) methodology to enable automated solutions 

  • Support and advise on application assessment, migration and modernization 

  • Design cloud infrastructure, virtual private cloud, virtual private network, relational database services, auto scaling, and computing resources to meet customers’ requirements.  

  • Create and maintain a roadmap of customer enhancements according to the customer’s decisions and directions.  

  • Provide expertise in high availability, contingency planning, and automated provisioning.  

  • Collaborate with enterprise architecture team and other stakeholders to determine enterprise tools, technologies and processes. 



  • U. S. Citizen and/or Green Card holder 

  • Ability to secure a Public Trust clearance  

  • 3+ years’ AWS, Azure, or GCP experience in a solutions delivery role. 

  • 3+ years’ experience with solutions delivery using well-architected cloud frameworks, services, and technologies 

  • 10+ years total IT, development or architecture experience. 

  • Experience designing and building applications in one or more Infrastructure as Code frameworks. 

  • Demonstrated ability to develop cloud solutions and see projects through to successful implementation.  

  • Expertise in cloud service delivery models  

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated experience working with senior level stakeholders and development teams 

  • Strong communication skills, both orally and in writing to convey cloud technologies and solutions to all levels of customer personnel 

  • Expertise in developing, maintaining and contributing to technical and process documentation. 


PREFERRED Experience 

  • 2+ years’ experience working within a DevSecOps/DevOps environment, utilizing AWS, Azure, or GCP services, solutions, and provisioning/automating cloud infrastructure, services and tools. 

  • Experience in deploying infrastructure following CI/CD practices, including building pipelines. 



  • Full-flex work week 

  • 401K with company match 

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career 

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators 

  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you 



The likely salary range for this position is $136,000 - $204,000, 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.

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.