Date Posted: *2021-07-26
Category: *Information Technology
Subcategory: *Cloud Comp Engr
Shift: *Day Job
Minimum Clearance Required: *Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: *Secret
Potential for Remote Work: *Yes
SAIC is seeking a Sr. Cloud Engineer be a part of a team responsible for the architecture design/planning, management, support, and oversight of the Cloud One Azure environments. This is remote work that may be performed from any location within the United States.
The Sr. Cloud Engineer will be supporting the Cloud One Common Computing Environment (CCE) program under the Air Force Lifecycle Management Center Office for Network Integration (AFLCMC/HNI). Cloud One is an existing global, interconnected, virtualized, hybrid, and IT infrastructure hosting mission systems, applications, services, and data that will serve the U.S. Air Force (USAF) and U.S. Army (USA). Cloud One incorporates the capabilities of commercial cloud and Managed Service Providers (MSP) residing in Cloud Service Providers (CSPs). Cloud One facilitates the USAF and USA's efforts to migrate applications to a cloud environment, allowing the closure of data centers to support the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) and allowing for increased efficiencies across the entire spectrum of the USAF and USA's IT operations. The candidate for this position may work anywhere in the United States. There is no requirement to work at a SAIC or customer site to support Cloud One.
Daily activities may include:
Design AWS/Azure environments and topologies, all aspects
Migrate and deploy various customer workloads to AWS/Azure
Deploy Hybrid AWS/Azure AD environments
AWS/Azure security and monitoring solutions implementation, including automated responses
Tools and Automation (scripting - Terraform, ARM templates)
Configure and troubleshoot cloud, virtual, and physical hardware and software systems
Proactively identify and resolve operational, tooling and process inefficiencies
Project and design documentation
Process and support documentation
Update Knowledge base and Standard Operating Procedures
Respond to customer requests promptly
Maintain regular contact with customers during support and projects
Provide technical assistance and training to users
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:*
Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience; In lieu of a degree an additional four (4) years of experience is required
Minimum IAT II Certification (or equivalent) or the ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.
This position requires an in-depth understanding of, and experience with, deployments of various systems to AWS/Azure. Networking, VPNs, IaaS, PaaS, SQL, storage, Azure AD, etc. are all part of the work performed in this role. Applicant should be comfortable talking about all aspects and features of AWS/Azure. In addition, this role requires a high level of customer contact and collaboration, design, implementation, and involvement in project planning
Documentation for projects including design, asset inventory, diagrams, and presentation to customers is required. All aspects of the environment and deployment must also be documented for support and future implementations. Learnings and wisdom are documented in KB articles
An AWS/Azure Engineer must have 3 or more years of experience and advanced vendor certification and in-depth knowledge of at least one cloud product
Experience with Agile, Scrum, SAFe or other modern software development methods/practices
Experience supporting USAF or USA software development projects
DESIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE*
An AWS Solutions Architect Professional certification
SAFe DevOps certification
Experience supporting software migration efforts
MCSE or MCTS, Azure certifications (AZ 100, AZ 500, and/or other AZ series exams, 346/7 are bonus), Azure Assessments
Experience in an MSP or other IT company highly desirable
Interim Secret Clearance with ability to obtain an active Secret Clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI). Note Top Secret meets SSBI requirements.
Target salary range: $135,001 - $145,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.