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General Dynamics Information Technology AWS Engineer SR in Bourne, Massachusetts

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Public Trust/Other Required: Other

Job Family: Systems Analysis

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, a We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, a AWS Engineer is not just a singular part of our mission—it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a AWS Engineer joining our team to support the CMS customer in the Maryland area.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. The AWS Cloud Engineer SR will serve on a large government contract. The AWS Cloud Engineer will ensure the system’s high availability and maintain program Service Level Agreements (SLA’s). He or she will collaborate closely with developers and other technology personnel to develop, migrate and manage services in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud environment, and/or in physical data centers.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Learn and implement new technologies or build them independently

  • Identify potential scaling issues and help define how to monitor and fix them

  • Deliver continuous improvement of recipes, scripts and templates for reproducible deployments

  • Monitor and maintain multiple public-facing web applications

  • Manage development repositories, build automation and application deployment activities

  • Participate in an on-call rotation


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems

  • 6 years of total related technical experience

  • 5 years of experience automating and managing Linux infrastructure

  • Expert in building Linux/Unix VM’s/AMI’s from scratch.

  • Expert in automating patch install and security hardening.

  • 5 years of experience in hosting high available/traffic websites infrastructure.

  • 5 years of experience in fine tuning webservers and web applications.

  • 5 years of experience with fundamental internet protocols such as DNS, HTTP, and TCP.

  • 5 years of experience with high availability technologies

  • 5 years of experience with network infrastructure

  • 1 year of experience using AWS FedRamp Services (hands-on)

  • 3 years of experience with integrating with micro services (hands-on)

  • 5 years of experience with specifying, designing, and/or implementing system health, performance monitoring tools, and software management tools for 24x7 environments

  • 5 years of experience with ensuring efficient operations and failure mode analysis in large complex distributed systems.

Desired Education and Experience

  • AWS certification

  • Experience with DevOps/CI tools such as Git Hub, Cloud Formation and Jenkins.

  • Experience with AWS offerings such as EC2, ELB, ASG, RDS, DynamoDB, EMR.

  • Exposure to Agile/SCRUM methodologies, iterative development.

  • Expert in configuration management systems such as Ansible Chef, or Puppet

  • Experience supporting the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

  • Experience with AWS, DevOps principles, database design, Cloud Monitoring, Storage Management,

Automation and Optimization, Batch Processing, AWS Managed Services

  • Knowledge of AI and ML concepts


  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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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.