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General Dynamics Information Technology Site Reliability Engineer in Fairfax, Virginia

Req ID: RQ177347

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Confidential

Job Family: Systems Engineering


Agile Methodology,Cloud Applications,DevOps,Kubernetes,Software Development


8 + years of related experience

US Citizenship Required:


Job Description:

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

We are looking for a Site Reliability Engineer that leverages our DevSecOps and Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Deployment (CD) tools and process to join our team to support an essential modernization program. We are looking for a dynamic and collaborative individual to join our team to modernize a legacy system into a cloud-based solutions with a holistic shared services solution. This role requires an energetic individual who wants to enhance their professional career in a fast-paced federal environment.

The functional responsibilities will be to serve as a Site Reliability Engineer.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Support microservice application development scrum teams with code deployments leveraging Kubernetes Application containerization and orchestration solution

  • Create automation scripts that integrates Gitlab pipeline tool with supporting DecSecOps tools such as automated testing and security scanning tools as part of the AppDev lifecycle

  • Monitor non-production environment and troubleshoot issues that arise


  • BA/BS degree (computer science/systems, information systems/technology, engineering/engineering technology, software)

  • 2+ years of software development experience

  • 2+ years of DevSecOps and CI/CD experience

  • 2+ years developing software products in Cloud environments

  • Expertise in DevSecOps automation, and CI/CD, Lean, and Agile Scrum/Kanban development techniques, best practices and tools

  • Experience with End-to-end Agile Lifecycle Management, Test, Build, Deployment, Security and Application Monitoring CI/CD pipeline automation solutions (i.e., Jira, GitLab, Selenium, Cucumber, Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible, Sonatype Nexus, New Relic, AppDynamics etc.)

  • Cloud-native application architecture and design experience including containerized microservice, service mesh, API, and event-driven architectures

  • Experience with Application containerization and orchestration solutions (i.e., Kubernetes)

  • Experience with cloud-native software architecture frameworks - including Open-Source and Commercial distributions (OCI-compliant containerized microservices, REST API, Kubernetes deployment and orchestration) and Cloud-based services (AWS Lambda, EKS, Azure DevOps, AKS)

  • Experience developing and scaling engineering solutions for both structured and unstructured data

  • Strong communication skills to communicate with customers, support personnel and stakeholders

  • Certifications in the following areas are beneficial:

  • DevSecOps and Cloud-Native architecture

  • Agile: PMI-ACP, CSM, CSPO, SAFe, etc.

  • ITIL

  • Have an existing or the ability to pass a Public Trust background investigation


  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you

  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams

The likely salary range for this position is $148,750 - $201,250. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

Our benefits package for all US-based employees includes a variety of medical plan options, some with Health Savings Accounts, dental plan options, a vision plan, and a 401(k) plan offering the ability to contribute both pre and post-tax dollars up to the IRS annual limits and receive a company match.To encourage work/life balance, GDIT offers employees full flex work weeks where possible and a variety of paid time off plans, including vacation, sick and personal time, holidays, paid parental, military, bereavement and jury duty leave. GDIT typically provides new employees with 15 days of paid leave per calendar year to be used for vacations, personal business, and illness and an additional 10 paid holidays per year. Paid leave and paid holidays are prorated based on the employee’s date of hire. The GDIT Paid Family Leave program provides a total of up to 160 hours of paid leave in a rolling 12 month period for eligible employees.To ensure our employees are able to protect their income, other offerings such as short and long-term disability benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment, personal accident, critical illness and business travel and accident insurance are provided or available.We regularly review our Total Rewards package to ensure our offerings are competitive and reflect what our employees have told us they value most.

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.