Falls Church, Virginia

Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA VA Home Office (VAHOME)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ134236

Type of Requisition:

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Software Engineering

Job Description:

GDIT is seeking a O365 Tenant Automation Engineerto provide support on our Defense Enterprise Office Solution (DEOS) Cloud Service Offering contract. This is a 100% remote position.

The O365 Tenant Automation Engineer will provide guidance on required configurations and the automation engineer will develop the optimal delivery methodology to deploy and maintain continuous compliance with desired configurations. The candidate will be tasked with enabling secure collaboration capabilities across the Department of Defense, including dozens of tenants. Automated deployment and monitoring of all baseline tenant configurations across multiple tenants will be required. The Automation Engineer will:
  • Review existing repositories and delivery methodologies and recommend optimizations or alternative DevSecOps platform(s) and protocols to enhance long-term sustainment
  • Follow software development best practices to facilitate collaboration, feature enhancement, issue tracking, testing, development, and production deployment
  • Implement Policy as Code (PaC) using platforms like Ansible, Terraform, M365DSC, etc
  • Utilize parameter driven, declarative syntax models when possible, to afford flexibility and simplicity to subscribing organizations
  • Establish a CI/CD pipeline that validates all releases in TestDev prior to deployment in production

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Provides top-level technical expertise, including performing in-depth and complex software systems programming and analysis.
  • Designs architectures to include the software, hardware, and communications to support the total requirements as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces.
  • Ensures these systems are compatible and in compliance with the standards for DoD architectures.
  • Determines and identifies high level functional and technical requirements based on interactions with the user community and knowledge of the enterprise architecture.
  • Identifies, assesses, and presents options for meeting the functional and technical requirements including hardware and software updates or upgrades.
  • Interacts with project management to plan project schedules and technical direction.
  • Develops software design documents and technology white papers. Instrumental in selection of development tools.
  • Developing high level system design diagrams, testing, and documentation.
  • Instructs, directs, and checks the work of other task personnel.
  • Responsible for quality assurance review and the evaluation of existing and new software products.

Required Qualifications:
  • Active DoD Secret clearance
  • IAT Level II Certification
  • Bachelor of Science or Arts Degree in related field, OR additional experience in lieu of degree
  • 8 years of experience
  • Experience in Cloud, Azure, MS Office 365 support environments
  • Experience with languages/protocols such as Git, Python, Ruby, and PowerShell
  • Extensive experience implementing technical controls across the various O365 admin centers, including all of the following:
  • --- Azure Active Directory
  • --- Exchange
  • --- OneDrive
  • --- SharePoint
  • --- Teams
  • --- Power Apps
  • --- Microsoft Endpoint Manager
  • --- Security & Compliance Center
  • Experience with Microsoft Graph
  • Familiar with O365 related API endpoints and PowerShell Modules
  • Familiar with DevSecOps approaches and automation of tenant configurations using PowerShell, REST API, M365DSC, etc. This includes online collaboration on configuration changes using a distributed revision control system (i.e. Git).
  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, growth-focused environment

Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with Microsoft 365 related API endpoints and automation with PowerShell Modules
  • Experience automating tenant configurations in a Microsoft Office 365 deployment
  • Experience with one or more of the following:
  • ---- Power Platform
  • ---- Agile software development
  • ---- Python
  • ---- AIP
  • ---- M365DSC
  • Knowledge of mobile device management platforms








The likely salary range for this position is $84,000 - $126,000, 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.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Travel Required:
Less than 10%

Telecommuting Options:

Work Location:
Any Location / Remote

Additional Work Locations:

Total Rewards at GDIT:
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. 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.

COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, 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.


Falls Church, Virginia

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