Posted on: 
November 22, 2022
Remote within the USA
Full Time
$103K – $172K

Cloud DevOps / DevSecOps Engineer

General Dynamics Information Technology

GDIT is looking for a Cloud DevOps/ DevSecOps Engineer to maintain all of the system cloud non-production and production environments.


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. Make it your own by discovering new ways to securely and expertly apply the latest technology. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on a Cloud DevOps/DevSecOps Engineer joining our team remotely to support the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) activities.

At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. As a Cloud DevOps/DevSecOps Engineer  supporting CMS, you will be trusted to maintain all of the system cloud non-production and production environments.

A typical day will include:

  • Performing day to day AWS system administration; environment monitoring and support; troubleshooting, root cause analysis and problem solving
  • Developing and managing infrastructure environment using various AWS cloud services
  • Creating automation scripts for provisioning, decommissioning, deploying services, and patching activities, using continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines
  • Understanding and contributing to solutions within the existing architecture
  • Managing development repositories, builds secure automation and application deployment
  • Working with AWS support to escalate problems and identify product limitation solutions
  • Identifying potential scaling issues and helping to define how to monitor and fix them
  • Delivering continuous improvement of scripts and templates for reproducible deployments
  • Participating in release activities and on-call rotation of 24x7x365 environment as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience as an Amazon Web Services (AWS) System Administrator using AWS FedRamp or Private Cloud Edition (PCE) for control plane
  • Experience supporting high available/high traffic websites, preferably across multiple data centers
  • Experience deploying automation infrastructure by using the AWS Cloud Formation techniques
  • Experience integrating with Microservices as a SaaS
  • Experience with load balancers, configuration management tools, such as GitHub and Jenkins, and common networking equipment
  • Experience with Blue/Green, Canary, and Rolling deployment strategies
  • Experience with Agile methodologies, DevSecOps/DevOps, and CI/CD pipelines
  • Familiarity with common open-source infrastructure tools
  • Familiarity with monitoring technologies, such as NewRelic and Splunk
  • Strong knowledge of common Linux distributions (RHEL, CentOS, Debian, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of internet and networking protocols such as DNS, HTTP, and TCP/IP
  • Candidate must be able to obtain Public Trust clearance.
  • Candidate must have lived in the United States at least three (3) out of the last five (5) years.


  • US citizen or a Green Card holder
  • AWS certification(s)
  • Health Care Industry or CMS experience
  • Experience with JIRA, Confluence, and GitHub
  • Ability to work independently and interact regularly with government and non-government stakeholders at multiple levels of authority
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical topics to management and non-technical audiences


  • 401K with company match
  • Customizable health benefits packages
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees

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The likely salary range for this position is $103,272 - $172,453, 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.

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