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General Dynamics Information Technology Expert Cloud Engineer in Great Falls, Montana

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Interim Top Secret

Job Family: Systems Engineering

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


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.