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Sr. AWS Cloud Architect - Secret in Arlington at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Sr Cloud Architect/AWS Responsibilities will include architecture design, installation, configuration and support of the organization's local area network Cloud Solution (AWS). 

These responsibilities include:

  • Planning, Designing, & implementing the migration from traditional in-house platforms to the AWS Cloud.
  • Providing support and knowledge of AWS Infrastructure and Services
  • Ensuring access security is maintained while supporting appropriate end-user access and functionality 

Job Requirements


  • 6+ Years’ Experience as a Systems Engineer with 2 years direct experience in AWS
  • Master’s Degree or 2 years Additional Experience
  • Migration from traditional platforms / VMware into AWS
  • Network security – Network ACLs and Security groups
  • Backup/recovery including meeting offsite storage requirement.
  • Machine snapshotting
  • Vertical and horizontal scaling, manual and auto
  • Performance management/monitoring.
  • Storage
  • EC2 Key pair management
  • AWS Identity and Access Management
  • Reporting on expenditures/costs
  • Scripting



  • Reporting on expenditures/costs
  • Strong understanding the design, architecture, configuration, and support of critical systems
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Ability to work in a team environment with other engineers and support internal and external customers.

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.