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Lead Azure Cloud Computing Engineer

Job ID: 2210397
Location: REMOTE WORK, MA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 19, 2022
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Cloud Comp Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a highly motivated Azure Lead Cloud Engineer to help lead our Air Force team in setting up, maintaining, and improving a DevSecOps environment for our AF customer. Our team collaborates heavily with our customer in order to deliver the best path to transform our customer’s application needs into reality given their unique security requirements.

The Lead Cloud Engineer position will guide a research and experimentation team to test out different MLS and Zero Trust (ZT) technologies, tools, and architectures as hosted within an Azure development environment. Additionally, the team will configure an Azure development environment to support application development via a DevSecOps pipeline. The Lead Cloud Engineer will also guide customer discussions on new services and products that the pipeline can offer to incoming projects.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Guide and recommend innovative approaches on the configuration of an Azure software development environment in an agile sprint cycle structure
  • Analyze existing system architecture and recommend secure design changes to the Cloud One Azure environment.
  • Conduct market research on ZT tools and MLS alternatives
  • Generate design documents, best practice configurations, and test procedures
  • Execute testing on MLS and ZT alternatives IAW the developed test plan and criteria
  • Provide subject matter expertise on Azure cloud toolsets and best practices.
  • Configure and maintain tools within the development environment.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; other work experience and certifications considered in lieu of degree requirements
  • At least three (3) years of experience in Microsoft Azure environment development and/or engineering
  • Experience with automation tools including Ansible and Terraform
  • Experience with containerization tools such as Kubernetes 
  • Able to obtain DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II Certification within six months of hire date

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • Experience with other cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Google Cloud, OCI)
  • AZ-104 or AZ-400 certification

Target salary range: $175,001 - $185,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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

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