DevOps Engineer

at General Dynamics Corporation
Published November 20, 2023
Location Springfield, VA
Category All Jobs  
Job Type Full-time  


Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA VA Springfield - 7770 Backlick Rd (VAS110)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ141607

Type of Requisition:

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Systems Engineering

Job Qualifications:

Application Development, Computer Programming, Container Technologies, Monitoring Tools, Software Development

8 + years of related experience
US Citizenship Required:

Job Description:

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a DevOps Engineer at GDIT. Here, you'll tailor cutting-edge solutions to the unique requirements of our clients. With a career in application development, you'll make the end user's experience your priority and we'll make your career growth ours.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a DevOps Engineer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Dev Ops Engineer joining our team to support our Intelligence customer in Springfield, VA.


This position supports the Geospatial Services & Solutions business area to provide high-quality, cost-effective solutions to the customer. As part of the GSS Team the DevOps Engineer's expertise is needed to support a sophisticated enterprise environment. The Engineer is an active participant in SAFe and Scrum development teams and meetings.


Automate and optimize service deployments

Integrate with enterprise authentication services

Establish and Improve system monitoring while maintaining established security protocols within development, test, and production systems.

Architect, build and maintain on premise and/or cloud infrastructure to support team and customer initiatives

Maintain and improve existing infrastructure (build out autoscaling, support new services, optimize for cost efficiencies/authentication/search, etc)

Administer production, staging and development environments

Manage and aggregate server logs and monitor for security and system related incidents

Monitor and analyze system performance, such as server load and resource usage

Maintain and improve existing build and deployment processes using CI/CD tools

Apply configuration management disciplines to maintain software revisions, security patches, hardening, and documentation

Enforce best practices for security and reliability, and drive security initiatives, like access control and vulnerability testing

Work with A&A Teams to maintain security requirements for operation of systems

Maintain up to date documentation of designs/configurations, ensuring team members have continuity of recurring tasks

Maintain status of operations at all times: perform after actions reporting on all outages and work with engineering teams to determine solution and root cause analysis. Present findings to management for prioritization and tasking

Create and determine required metrics for dashboards and service health

Follow up on engineering tasks for operational solutions, and validate completion

Manage operational readiness board - present at weekly meetings and determine if development services are ready for automation based on best practices and maintainability

Track and ensure routine operations maintenance tasks are completed in a timely manner

Aligns to the customer's strategies

Utilizes the customer's enterprise DevSecOps pipeline

Work with other service providers to support areas of common interest

On-call support may be required


Required Skills:

8+ years and Bachelor's Degree in Computer Programming, Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience

3+ years of related systems programming experience

Experience maintaining an operational environment and use of monitoring tools and dashboard interfaces (ie. Kibana, Grafana, Nagios)

Experience working with container images and platforms (Kubernetes/Docker/OpenShift)

Strong understanding of DevOps and software/application development processes

Understanding of GitLab, Jenkins, ArgoCD, and other DevOps/Continuous Integration tools for Kubernetes

Understanding of microservice design and architectural pattern best practices

Understanding of Python, Bash, and Shell scripting

Knowledge of network technologies, common infrastructure components, load balancers, firewalls, virtual and physical infrastructure design

Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Must possess excellent time management skills and the drive to work unsupervised

Experience with deploying to on prem/data center infrastructure

Experience using Jira and Confluence on a daily basis

Active TS/SCI clearance required and eligibility to obtain a CI poly

Desired Skills:

Experience in building processes for deploying to a Kubernetes based environment using Gitlab and Helm

Understanding of access management and security groups (i.e. IAM, S3 bucket, SSH, VPN, etc.)

Ability to write and use unit and functional testing

Location: On Site
US Citizenship Required


401K with company match
Comprehensive health and wellness packages
Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Travel Required:

Telecommuting Options:

Work Location:
USA VA Springfield

Additional Work Locations:

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

We connect people with the most impactful client missions, creating an unparalleled work experience that allows them to see their impact every day. We create opportunities for our people to lead and learn simultaneously. From securing our nation's most sensitive systems, to enabling digital transformation and cloud adoption, our people are the ones who make change real.

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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