Systems Engineer - AWS Cloud Engineer, w/Poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: G2019-67514

Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Systems Engineer - Cloud Engineer

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government defense and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that's important.
GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.
We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge that we can't turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Cloud Engineer joining our team to support Government activities at McLean, VA.
At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cloud Engineer supporting the customer, you will be trusted to design a cloud architecture and provide issue resolution to systems and services hosted on cloud resources. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Evaluating systems and making recommendations to increase availability and efficiency
  • Creating users and groups using AWS security groups and IAM
  • Creating and configuring virtual private clouds (VPCs), public and private subnets, auto scaling groups, and configuring Elastic load balancers (ELB)
  • Providing recommendations supporting migration of systems to hybrid or cloud based solutions.
  • Providing cloud based web and database configuration, migration and implementation of existing systems.
  • Gathering requirements, designing and migrating systems to the cloud.
  • Developing and executing cloud formation scripts and coding, managing S3 storage, and EC2 instances
  • Designing and defining system architecture for new or existing computer systems


  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • Minimum of 10 years related experience.
  • Technical Skills: Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS security, network, compute and storage solutions; Elastic load balancers (ELB); cloud automation technology (such as Packer, Terraform, Puppet, Jenkins, Jira, and Github); Multi-node clustering experience using Linux, CentOS, or other UNIX based platforms
  • Security Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
  • Preferred Qualifications: Amazon Web Services Certification, enterprise Java development; Java, REST Queries and Services, SQL databases, NoSQL databases
  • Additional Security Scrub required


  • Alignment to a mission-critical role that directly impacts the customer's ability to effectively execute its mission.
  • Direct engagement with contractor leadership that centers upon career development/mobility, enhanced performance evaluation, and corporate information sharing & networking opportunities.
  • Placement on a dynamic team of talented professionals that organically fosters an environment of innovation, collaboration, and trust.



BA/BS in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.


10+ years of related 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.