Azure Cloud Computing Developer

General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc | Posted 8-04-2021

Remote (Web Programmer)


Basic Qualifications :

Bachelor’s degree in a related specialized area or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 0 years of relevant experience.
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required. Responsibilities for this Position:

Keeping people safe worldwide is what we do. Developing mission-critical systems is how we do it. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, you’ll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.
We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Block-chain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers’ missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar space and everything in between.
The Azure Cloud Computing Specialist / Developer provides a foundational Azure environment for our employees and engineering teams to leverage to deliver customer success. In this role you will help develop and administer an Azure environment that is used by IT and various functional business areas. You will be developing, automating, integrating, testing and delivering a well governed, compliant and secure Azure environment. You will be using various scripting and commercial products to create Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Desired State Configurations (DSC) and automated policy remediation.
What you’ll experience:

  • Technologies that are top-notch with an eye for the future
  • A team of critical thinkers committed to exploring what’s next and deliver next generation Cloud resources to a large enterprise
  • Opportunities to gain and share knowledge
  • A high-performance team dedicated to delivering success

What you bring to our team:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience is required
  • Ability to configure and administer cloud computing technologies, infrastructure, and applications to meet the organizations requirements
  • Assist and support the deployment, management, and operation of scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems in the cloud
  • Assist and support the installation and configuration of cloud management applications
  • Develop software automation and scripts to orchestrate cloud and virtualization technologies
  • View and analyze summary data on cloud resource deployment
  • Monitor requests and key metrics for cloud resources, as well as the performance of systems in the cloud
  • Troubleshoot issues and plans for future cloud capacity requirements
  • Assist and support in the identification, management and resolution of cloud computing security risks and implement best practices as applied within a cloud environment
  • Provides technical support to customers using Cloud Platform products, solutions and APIs.
  • Identify and document product bugs and feature request and works with internal support teams, external providers, as well as customers to implement effective solutions
  • Support the evaluation new services offerings from Cloud Service Providers to determine potential usage by GDMS
  • Ability to convert business stakeholder requirements to their desired business outcomes, and how they translate in application features
  • Demonstrated analytical thinking and problem-solving capability
  • Clear & concise oral & written communication skills
  • A willingness to change ideas or perceptions based on new information or direction
  • Agile experience encouraged

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates understanding of Azure (AWS and/or Google Cloud Platform a plus)
  • Demonstrates understanding of Azure service offerings (AWS a plus)
  • Demonstrates understanding of virtualization technologies: Server, Storage, Networking
  • Demonstrates knowledge of computer programming languages, and experience with: Terraform, PowerShell, PHP, and/or Python
  • Demonstrates understanding of scripting languages, software automation skills, and specifically building Infrastructure as Code in a public cloud.
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Demonstrates understanding of systems architecture
  • Able to accept & integrate constructive feedback
  • Demonstrates ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a wide range of individuals
  • Demonstrates ability to learn and apply GDMS culture, policies and processes
  • Elevate more complex issues
  • Able to accept & integrate constructive feedback
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a wide range of individuals
  • Ability to learn and apply GDMS culture, policies and processes
  • Elevate more complex issues

What sets you apart:

  • Ability to sell your concepts and ideas
  • Creative thinking
  • Ability to quickly grasp and apply new information
  • Effectively handle complex assignments
  • Ability to interact with multiple teams and end-users


  • Work site is flexible and can be supported remotely / telework is an option.

Company Overview: General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran