DevOps Engineer – TS/SCI

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

REQ#: RQ135096

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT is your place.  Make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture.  By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.  Our work depends on a DevOps Engineer joining our team to support Government activities in Washington, D.C.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator.  As a DevOps Engineer supporting the Government, you will be a part of a team charged with hands-on testing, verifying, creating, and building out new configurations in the JWICS Modernization Lab before introduction into the live environment.

In this role, a typical day may include: 

  • Interacting with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues, or conflicts; communicate with other program personnel, government overseers, and senior executives
  • Establishing state-of-the-art techniques for designing, developing, modifying, and troubleshooting highly complex computer operating hardware system in a lab environment
  • Designing operating/hardware systems, tools, and infrastructure; formulating system concepts and architecture, specific requirements, and developing implementation approaches.
  • Understanding the needs of stakeholders and conveying them to architects
  • Working on ways to automate and improve development and release processes
  • Architecting, building, and maintaining on-premise and/or cloud infrastructure to support team and customer initiatives
  • Guiding system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans
  • Maintaining and improving existing infrastructure (build out autoscaling, support new services, optimize for cost efficiencies/authentication/search, etc)
  • Administering production, staging, and development environments
  • Collaborating cross-functionally with data scientists, analyst, project managers, and other engineers to build apps and solve complex problems


  • 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
  • Bachelor's Degree and 8+ years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and years of experience
  • Good understanding of object-oriented programming, data structures, algorithms, and design patterns
  • Hands-on experience in:
    • Building REST endpoints
    • Data modeling, SQL, and/or Python
    • Redhat and/or Centos
    • Server builds using automated mechanism
    • Ansible or Puppet
    • Gitlab
    • Deploying Docker engines in virtualized platforms for containerization for multiple apps
    • CI/CD automation
    • Building and deploying data pipelines
    • Good coding practices
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient attention to detail and problem-solving skills

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.