General Dynamics Information Technology AWS Cloud Engineer in Linthicum, Maryland

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Secret (NACLC)

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:



No Suitability Required

Job Family:

Software Development

Job Description:

GDIT is seeking a highly motivated and experienced AWS Cloud Engineer for migrating existing enterprise-level applications and infrastructure into Amazon Web Services (AWS). The chosen candidate will have a passion for Cloud, DevOps, and CI/CD challenges. Plus, be a quick learner who desires to expand their knowledge and skills in a flexible environment.

This position requires a DoD clearance at Secret or above


  • Design, enable and deliver scalable & automated strategy – Infrastructure as Code

  • Build DevOps roadmap for the organization.

  • Ensure CI/CD pipelines are built and executed with automation and utilization of appropriate DevOps tools – both Cloud and on-premise infrastructure.

  • Design, develop & support all AWS activities for various environments.


  • High level of expertise with AWS - EC2, ECS, S3, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, Routing, Sub-netting and VPC’s (1-2 years)

  • Hands-on experience with Puppet, Chef, Docker, Kubernetes and other container implementations

  • Experience with AWS migrations, GovCloud preferred

  • Hands-on experience with DevOps/Automation tools including AWS CloudFormation, Ansible, Jenkins, Git

  • Experienced with implementing AWS services in a variety of distributed computing environments

  • Working knowledge of common AWS services used for development and how they can be integrated into a complete, deployable solution, such as API Gateway, DyanamoDB, and Lambdas

  • Scripting knowledge such as Bash, Python and/or other programming skills


  • Bachelor's degree plus 5 years of experience

  • AWS certifications desired

  • Strong practical Linux and Windows-based systems administration skills in a cloud or virtualized environment

  • Extremely good written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers

  • Ability to manage tasks like a project (with communication)

  • Eye for detail and identifying problems

  • Strong work ethic with good time management with ability to work with diverse teams and lead meetings.

  • This position requires an individual who possesses a DoD Secret clearance at minimum.

  • The client requires 8140/8570 IAT Level II within three months of hiring.


  • Web technologies like Apache, Tomcat, Nginx, HAProxy, MySQL and others (3-5 years)

  • Experience with Security- IAM, Active Directory, MFA, Tenable/Nessus, Splunk, STIG Hardening

  • System Administration or development experience with RedHat Linux

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Scheduled Weekly Hours:


T elecommuting Options:

Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:

USA MD Linthicum - 1306 Concourse Blvd (MDC008)

Additional Work Locations:

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training, and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs, and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.


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