General Dynamics – Expert Cloud Engineer for LOE – J Project – USA

September 20, 2022

Job Description

Job title: Expert Cloud Engineer for LOE – J Project

Company: General Dynamics

Job description: Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Interim Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Interim Top Secret

Suitability: No Suitability Required

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family: Systems Engineering

Job Description:

ARMA Global is seeking a qualified candidate to provide Senior Cloud Engineering services to support advanced customer cloud-based systems, acquisitions, and operations. As a cloud engineer on our team, you’ll apply specialized knowledge of cloud-specific technologies and services, leverage expertise in the Cloud Command Line Interfaces (CLI) and Cloud SDKs, comprehend cloud architectural constructs, and establish and maintain cloud environments programmatically using vendor consoles or third-party tools.

Responsibilities for a Senior Cloud Engineer include:

Architect, build, migrate, and maintain mission-based systems to a cloud infrastructure (i.e., AWS)

Identify, design, implement, and expand the architecture topologies, custom IaaS with new tools and technologies, and collaborate regularly with product owners to deploy custom business architectures and solutions

Lead and assist in migrating designated systems and applications from on-prem infrastructure to cloud infrastructure (e.g., AWS), which often requires refactoring application architecture and breaking down monolithic applications into service architecture or workloads

Apply Configuration Management disciplines to maintain hardware/software revisions, security patches, hardening, and documentation

Develop and direct the development of content for a complex and growing infrastructure. This includes use cases for Dashboards, Active Channels, Reports, Rules, Filters, Trends, and Active Lists

Possesses a solid understanding of cloud enterprise networks (hardware, software, protocols), and knowledgeable of tools and practices, and proficiency in systems analysis and project planning

Provide guidance, training, and or documentation to network security, network engineering, and other support teams in technologies and frameworks to assist them in integrating or setting up the environment, build and deploy applications, and automate operational needs

Working Closely with ISSM, ISO and the rest of the Security Team to maintain Security requirements for Operation systems

Support the establishment, enhancement, and continual improvement of an integrated set of correlation rules, alerts, searches, reports, and responses.

Coordinate and conduct event collection, log management, event management, compliance automation, and identity monitoring activities for systems

Perform routine equipment checks and preventative maintenance

Perform systems hardening to DoD Standards

Experience writing scripts with a scripting language

Opportunity to learn skills necessary for System Administrator, Network Administrator or similar role

Familiarity with various operating systems and platform

Resourcefulness, problem-solving aptitude, and self-motivation

Experience with deploying to IaaS, PaaS, or SaaS

Experience with Cloud infrastructure, including Compute, Network, Storage, and Backup

Knowledge of API design and Object-Oriented principles

Provide input to the weekly and monthly Status Report

Must be comfortable with military courtesies

Basic Qualifications:

  • Final Secret clearance
  • Experience with Service Now or other ticket system
  • Experience with using Terraform to configure infrastructure automations
  • Experience with Gitlab and the CI/CD pipeline
  • Experience with additional tools, including Docker, Kubernetes, and Ansible
  • Experience with working in defense cloud environments, including AWS Government Cloud
  • Experience with multiple operating systems, including UNIX, Linux, and Windows
  • Experience working on DevOps Teams
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level I or higher certification compliance: COMPTIA Security +

Additional Qualifications:

  • Enthusiasm for customer service and helping people
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Other computer certification (Microsoft, AWS, COMPTIA)
  • ITIL and agile experience preferred
  • BA or BS degree in CS preferred. 10 years experience in place of college degree


The likely salary range for this position is $120,000 – $180,000, 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.

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Travel Required: None

Telecommuting Options: Hybrid

Work Location: Any Location / Remote

Additional Work Locations:

Total Rewards at GDIT: Our benefits package for all US-based employees includes a variety of medical plan options, some with Health Savings Accounts, dental plan options, a vision plan, and a 401(k) plan offering the ability to contribute both pre and post-tax dollars up to the IRS annual limits and receive a company match. To encourage work/life balance, GDIT offers employees full flex work weeks where possible and a variety of paid time off plans, including vacation, sick and personal time, holidays, paid parental, military, bereavement and jury duty leave. To ensure our employees are able to protect their income, other offerings such as short and long-term disability benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment, personal accident, critical illness and business travel and accident insurance are provided or available. We regularly review our Total Rewards package to ensure our offerings are competitive and reflect what our employees have told us they value most.

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.

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.

Expected salary: $120000 – 180000 per year

Location: USA

Job date: Tue, 20 Sep 2022 04:12:38 GMT


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