General Dynamics Information Technology QA Engineer III in Des Moines, Iowa
Type of Requisition: Regular
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Job Family: IT Quality Assurance
We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges.
GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to securely and expertly apply the latest technology. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on an Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer joining our team to remotely support the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) activities.
At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. As a Sr. QA Engineer supporting CMS, you will be trusted to manage long-term IT engineering projects, perform engineering design evaluations and work to complete projects within budget and scheduling restraints. You will develop, implement, and monitor information systems policies and controls to ensure adherence to data accuracy, security, and regulatory compliance. You will review reports of computer and peripheral equipment production, malfunction, and maintenance to determine and address problems. In this role, a typical day will include:
Creating and managing infrastructure using various AWS cloud services
Creating automation scripts for provisioning, decommissioning, deploying services, and patching
Understanding and contributing solutions within the system architecture
Delivering continuous improvement of scripts and templates for reproducible deployments
Working with AWS support to escalate the problems to find the product limitation solutions
Identifying potential scaling issues and help define how to monitor and fix them
Participating in release activities and an on-call rotation in a 24x7x365 environment
Working as a team member in a fast-paced and time-sensitive environment
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of AWS Cloud experience as a System Engineer
Experience with AWS service offerings
Experience supporting a 24x7 Internet-oriented enterprise production environment, preferably across multiple data centers, involving at least hundreds of servers
Scripting experience such as shell, Python working on common Linux distributions (RHEL, CentOS, Solaris, etc.)
Experience with Git version management servers
Experience with proactive monitoring of enterprise environments using technologies, such as NewRelic and/or Splunk
Thorough understanding of fundamental internet protocols such as DNS, HTTP, and/or TCP
Must be able to obtain Public Trust clearance.
Must have lived in the United States at least three (3) out of the last five (5) years.
US citizen or a Green Card holder
AWS DevOps certification(s)
Experience with Agile methodologies
AWS Experience using AWS FedRamp services
Experience with F5
Healthcare or CMS experience
WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:
401K with company match
Customizable health benefits packages
Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
Rewards program for high-performing employees
Not sure this job’s the one for you? Check out our other openings at gdit.com/careers.
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.
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