Cloud Consultant - Fort Meade, MD or Chantilly, VA - Top Secret clearance required - Military Veterans

at General Dynamics

Fort Meade, Maryland

Responsibilities for this Position

Location: USA MD Fort Meade - Fort Meade (MDC025)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ100748

Type of Requisition:

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:

Job Description:

GDIT is seeking a Cloud Consultant to help support an exciting new Cloud Service Offering contract, Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS), in Fort Meade, MD. This position will require the employee to report full-time onsite in Fort Meade, MD or Chantilly, VA.

NOTE: This position is contingent upon contract tasking.

The Cloud Consultant will:
  • Responsible for the solution delivery of the program's comprehensive portfolio of Cloud Technical Services, which encompass the full life cycle from initial planning to architecting and deployment.
  • Responsible for comprehending, delivering, and refining this portfolio of offerings.
  • Perform a wide variety of tasks, including setting strategic direction, planning, designing, recommending, and architecting the cloud-based technology solutions necessary to leverage the power and economics of cloud resources to satisfy the program requirements.
  • Review and assess all functional requirements for the DEOS program to determine impact to overall governance and policy.
  • Ensure final governance and policy packages reflect the posture necessary to meet all requirements and will identify optimal solutions to enforce these policies. Solutions may include native capabilities of Microsoft 365 (M365) or full analysis, assessment, and recommendation for 3rdparty products as necessary.
  • Ensure deployment remains on schedule and in line with the current capabilities and future directions of cloud products, while enforcing enterprise standards and cyber security posture as dictated by the customer.
  • Ability to develop architectural position, design, and specification papers.

Required Qualifications:
  • Active DoDTop Secret clearance
  • IAT Level II Certification
  • BA/BS Degree
  • 10years of experience (additional years of experience and/or certifications may be considered in place of education)
  • 3+ years managing Office 365 services in a large-scale environment
  • Experience with commercial cloud services
  • Strong skills in a broad set of infrastructure and operational technologies: virtualization, grid computing, clustering, (broadband networks and internet architecture), data centers, multitenant, service, and web technologies.
  • Familiarity with cloud concepts related to security, networking, and architecture.
  • Knowledge of SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS cloud delivery models.
  • Ability tothrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, growth-focused environment
  • Able to report onsite as indicated above

Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with AWS, Azure and/or GCP cloud services
  • Experience with Agile software development


Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Travel Required:

Telecommuting Options:
Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:
USA MD Fort Meade

Additional Work Locations:
USA VA Chantilly

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement. 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.


Fort Meade, Maryland

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

Should I Apply?

At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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