• Hardware Architect

    Job Location USA-VA-Chantilly
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Security Clearance Level
    Top Secret/SCI
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    Seeking an experienced Cloud Engineer to help migrate, maintain and enhance a hybrid cloud environment for a critical, national intelligence program. You will work with a team of professionals who contribute daily to protecting the nation’s infrastructure via coordination, integration and dissemination of information that supports cyber threat investigations seeking to prevent intrusions, espionage, data theft, fraud and other insidious crimes. Servers and users operate in a heterogeneous environment comprised mostly of CentOS, Ubuntu, RedHat, and MAC High Sierra operating systems. Specific responsibilities include:


    • Evaluate customer requirements and drive technical design and execution activities for moving the existing on premise infrastructure, server workloads, data and applications to the cloud (AWS / C2S)
    • Develop and implement cloud based solutions to meet development, test, pre-production/integration, and production environments that meet project requirements
    • Develop and implement creative solutions for automating deployment, configuration, and verification of legacy or early stage technology to cloud environments and support the continuous integration of applications
    • Provide guidance on the full life cycle of cloud based solutions including tools, technologies, and best practices for development, deployment and maintenance of cloud hosted services
    • Design solutions and provide insights into tradeoffs in various infrastructure and application deployment, configuration and verification strategies
    • Create and maintain technical documentation regarding design documents, operational drawings and guides
    • Provisioning, installing and configuring the AWS environment
    • Setup and maintenance of Auto Scaling Groups
    • Managing the AWS console via AWS CLI scripting
    • CloudWatch monitoring and finding issues before they become a problem
    • Designing and maintain IAM security policies
    • Design and maintain VPC environments
    • Implement CI / CD processes and best practices


    • BS or equivalent in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or relevant experience and certifications. 


    • 15-20 years of systems infrastructure, integration/development experience
    • Experience designing repeatable automated solutions for deploying, configuring, and verifying cloud solutions
    • Experience in VMWare – AMI migrations
    • Hands-on experience building, delivering, and managing Cloud IaaS environments using IaaS platforms such as those provided by AWS and/or AWS C2S
    • Possess CentOS / Linux system administration skills
    • AWS Solution Architecture certification highly desired
    • Experience automating, engineering, provisioning, and responding to incidents
    • Experienced in configuring, hardening, troubleshooting, and administering Linux based applications and operating systems
    • Ability to consolidate and analyze data from multiple sources
    • Possesses critical thinking skills, supported by an understanding of network and systems administration
    • Solid logical analysis, problem-solving and decision making skills
    • Strong planning and organizational skills

    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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