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General Dynamics Information Technology Cloud Platform Operations Manager - Secret clearance required in Great Falls, Montana

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret

Public Trust/Other Required: SSBI (T5)

Job Family: Systems Engineering

Join an exciting and dynamic team delivering a large-scale Enterprise Common Tools cloud platform, automation & orchestration, and Cloud Application Migration effort for the Army. This team works in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, with engineering, migration, and operations & sustainment of cloud migration efforts. Enterprise Common Tools and specific Army program customer migration efforts provide a range of day-to-day challenges, while the bigger picture architecture and migration efforts provide tangible milestones that the team pursues together following AGILE practices, to deliver the overall program effort. We’re looking for self-starter Leads and technical engineers, to work both as part of the team and on individual assignments, in an environment of customer mission delivery, integrity and communications. We’re looking to fill this role/team with those who currently have the cloud experience, certifications, and skills to execute in large enterprise environments, are flexible and enjoy tackling challenges, and desire to join a large team that is building and sustaining a large multi-tenant cloud platform/enterprise and migrating/expanding/automating the enterprise. If this sounds like you and you love to learn and grow with a team while delivering program milestones, then we’d love to hear from you!

The Cloud Platform Operations Manager oversees general operations, provides mentorship to co-workers, leads customer engagements, and directs activities.

  • Supervise, provide leadership and mentoring to others on the team

  • Will provide admin access (create, modify and delete) cloud accounts, users, subscriptions, services, and complete password resets while keeping all Cloud account activities within a centralized location.

  • Translates approved reference architectures and patterns for cloud-optimized and cloud-native products into compliant reusable IaC blueprints.

  • Provide Cloud Platform Operations in AWS

  • Collaborates with DevOps Engineers to deliver and manage a DevSecOps pipeline and toolchain

  • Operate cloud endpoints.

  • Leads and directs cloud provisioning automation work and collaborates with cloud automation developers

  • Troubleshoot technical issues with customer

  • Provide solutions to resolve issues.

  • Review Standard Operating Procedure documents.

Required qualifications:

  • BA/BS and 7+ years of experience. (Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related area is preferred)

  • DoD 8570 Security+ CE, or equivalent IAM Level-I/IAT Level-II – Required

  • One AWS Associate-Level Certification

  • Experience with NIST 800-53 and supporting ATO process

  • Experience with DISA STIGS and endpoint hardening

  • Experience with OS Image management (AMIs)

  • Cloud migration experience

  • Linux enterprise experience

  • Experience with cloud automation and provisioning using Terraform or Cloudformation

  • Configuration State management automation with Ansible, Saltstack, Puppet or other

  • Cloud Security Posture Management experience with AWS Config or other 3rd party solution that detects cloud configuration guardrail adherence

  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail and requirements

  • Motivated team player

  • Ability to adapt to change and maintain composure under stressful conditions.

  • Excellent customer service skills, communications skills, reading comprehension, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees

Preferred qualifications:

  • AWS SysOps Associate certification

  • AWS DevOps Specialty certification

  • CompTIA Network+ Terraform Associate certification

  • ITIL Foundations certification

  • Windows experience and certifications

  • Experience with cloud financial management services (FinOps) to optimize infrastructure utilization and spend


  • Active Secret Clearance


  • Telework, near NCR


  • Possible travel 15-25%


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, 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.