Cloud Engineer

Location
Towson, MD
Posted
Sep 14, 2017
Closes
Sep 22, 2017
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.

 

Join a dynamic team looking for technical and customer service oriented individuals that want to do impactful work and have a meaningful career. Come join a fortune 500 company that touches the lives of millions in the Health Care Community.  Our office has a comfortable dress code and laid back atmosphere. Also our team spirit is evident in our everyday work environment.

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for and work with:

  • Cloud Operations, Software Architects, Software Developers, Infrastructure Engineers, and Security Analysts to design cloud architectures for complex, large-scale applications.
  • Ensure cloud and application architectures are appropriate for cloud hosting and be the trusted advisor of the software development and cloud infrastructure teams.
  • Ensure cloud and application architectures embrace the DevOps and Agile philosophies and ensure solutions allow for the implementation of tools and processes which enable rapid development and delivery of software, continuous integration/deployment, automation of tasks, and operational metrics that can be consumed by development teams. 
  • Researches, designs, develops and/or modifies enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software.
  • Designs, develops, codes, tests and debugs highly complex new software products or makes significant enhancements to existing software.
  • Develops and applies advanced methods, theories, and research techniques in the investigation and solution of complex and advanced software applications and problems.
  • Resolves highly complex hardware/software compatibility and interface design considerations.
  • Conducts investigations and tests of considerable complexity.
  • Factors emerging technologies and product supportability into design and implementation.
  • Provides input to staff involved in writing and updating technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials.
  • Advises hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements.
  • Prepares reports on analyses, findings, and project progress, and presents results to management and/or customer personnel.
  • Serves as a customer interface to resolve problems and ensure requirements are met on a timely basis.
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced software developers, and may have supervisory responsibilities.
  • Serves as a technical team or task leader.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
Education
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
  • Masters Degree preferred.
Qualifications
  • 10+ years of experience in the IT field.
  • 3-5 years of strong experience directly related to cloud computing (i.e. AWS, Azure, Private)
  • Participating in the creation of a DevOps-enabled automated CI/CD solution that delivers tools and processes for rapid application development efforts and on-going production operations.
  • Collaborating with development, operations, and infrastructure teams to develop sound automation solutions. Troubleshoot automation issues and find practical solutions to address barriers, enabling forward movement in the application lifecycle.
  • Being a trusted advisor for DevOps initiatives by providing objective and relent ideas, insights and guidance.
  • Planning, organizeing and executing multiple responsibilities to achieve project goals and providing technical leadership to move projects to completion.
  • Ensuring deliverables are completed on time and of high-quality.
  • Ensuring security is integrated into all architecture solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience in infrastructure, development and operations of enterprise systems.
  • Experience with practical implementations of continuous integration tools, such as Bamboo, Jenkins, or Microsoft TFS.
  • Experience of practical implementations of Continuous Delivery tools.
  • Direct, hands-on experience with DevOps and release management tools
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Chef, or Puppet
  • Familiarity with Docker containers, working experience a plus
  • Familiarity with microservices architecture, working experience a plus.
  • Ability to influence others using reasoning, persuasion, and negotiation; excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must possess well-developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Green card holder or US Citizen only.
 

 

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.