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Cloud Engineer

Company: SAIC (Science Applications Int.)
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description


SAIC is seeking an experienced Cloud Engineer to support our DHS client. The ideal candidate shall have experience in cloud architecture/deployments and workload migration to cloud. Shall act as cloud point of contact to advance the customers capabilities to deliver secure, compliant, and robust cloud architectures for hosting enterprise workloads.


* Design AWS solutions for enterprise business requirements.
* Automate provisioning and management of cloud infrastructure to support the development organizations.
* Develop Secure, Highly Available, cost efficient Cloud Native Architectures for modernizing existing workloads.
* Develop and manage cloud security governance based on Government requirements and industry best practices.
* Develop and manage policies to enforce minimum privileges to meet the business requirements
* Support major/minor release deployments
* Evaluate existing security process, procedures, controls and provide recommendations for improvement.
* Support Zero Trust architectures
* Support Information Systems Security programs by implementing cloud strategies and solution architectures to accomplish objectives.
* Identify and adopt best practices, architectural solution patterns, new technologies to address current and future business needs, enhance security, and to optimize cost.
* Support DevSecOps practices and managing CI/CD pipelines



* BS in computer science or related field and 5 years experience (4 years experience in lieu of degree)
* Ability to obtain and maintain a DHS public trust
* Understanding of and experience with AWS, IaaS, PaaS, and databases
* Hands on demonstrable experience in designing and deploying cloud solutions
* Hands-on experience with a diverse set of Amazon Web Services (compute, storage, network, security, administration, automation, application services, databases).
* Operating Systems experience with various Linux distributions
* Hands-on Experience with SQL and databases
* Hands-on Experience migrating both custom built and enterprise apps to AWS.
* Experience in one of the following areas: Incident Response, Logging and Monitoring, Security, Identity and Access Management, and Data Protection.
* Experience in debugging performance and technical issues
* Team player and have the ability to collaborate with various enterprise teams (application, networking, security) to develop solutions and resolve issues
* Excellent verbal/written communications and the ability to work well independently and in a team environment


* Strong experience in building and deploying systems on the Cloud, using CI/CD frameworks and Infrastructure automation.
* Serve as AWS evangelist and help educating development teams on cloud Services
* DevSecOps Experience on AWS platform
* AWS Certifications (Solutions Architect / DevOps)

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC is a premier Fortune 500 technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

Keywords: SAIC (Science Applications Int.), Alexandria , Cloud Engineer, Engineering , Alexandria, Virginia

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