Cloud Architect/Engineer

Clearance Level
Asheville, North Carolina
Stennis Space Center, Mississippi

REQ#: RQ108463

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT, is seeking Cloud Architect/Engineer to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrations (NOAAs) National Centers for Environmental Information to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrations (NOAAs) National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI).

This position is significant because it will enable NCEI to transition from on-premises Government-owned IT-based operations to the NESDIS Common Cloud Framework (NCCF). The NCCF is based on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The migration will involve refactoring and re-engineering of custom software applications. Options may range from containerization to re-implementation in the form of customer-configured AWS native services. The target environment is expected to include Kubernetes, Docker, AWS S3, EKS, ECS, and RDS.

The Cloud Architect / Engineer will:

  • Participate on the distributed federal-contractor team that is collecting technical information and planning the migration
  • Perform engineering analysis of NCEI’s custom software applications
  • Create architecture documentation as needed
  • Provide recommendations based on the AWS 7-R approach to decision analysis
  • Provide recommendations relevant to planning the NCEI system migrations
  • Interact with team members to solve day-to-day issues
Required Skills
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional
  • Demonstrated experience with performing AWS 7-R analysis, or similar analyses
  • Demonstrated experience with refactoring or re-engineering custom-developed software systems for deployment and operation within the AWS environment
  • Experience using Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills
Preferred Skills
  • Current or recent AWS Certified Developer Associate and/or AWS Certified Database Specialty certifications
  • Familiarity with traditional and Agile project management methodologies
  • Familiarity with Google G-Suite applications
  • Familiarity with Atlassian Jira and Confluence

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, 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.

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.