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Azure Cloud Engineer

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Job ID: 2213862
Location: REMOTE WORK, AL, United States
Date Posted: Oct 3, 2022
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Cloud Comp Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Public Trust
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


Description - External

SAIC is seeking an Azure Cloud Engineer for its SAIC Cloud One Engineering Team! This is a role heavily focused on solving engineering challenges in a cloud environment with a high-performing team of collaborative cloud engineering professionals.

This team is responsible for the architecture, engineering and deployment of USAF Cloud engineering projects, designed to streamline performance, reduce administrative overhead and workload, and deliver a seamless user experience with our customers. Work can be performed remotely in the United States. This work supports the Cloud One 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 serves the U.S. Air Force (USAF) and other Government Customers. Cloud One facilitates the Government'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 operations.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Analyze existing system architecture and recommend secure design changes to the Cloud One Azure environment based on project objectives.
  • Develop scripts and workflows as needed for automated deployment.
  • Generate design documents, best practice configurations, and test procedures
  • Execute testing to validate system performance IAW the developed test plan and criteria
  • Support the Cloud One Chief Engineer with Architecture Change Management engineering decisions
  • Recommend improvements to the existing architecture and process to reduce repetitive or time-intensive tasks in favor of automated solutions.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on Azure cloud toolsets and best practices.


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of nine (9) years of relevant experience with a Bachelor’s degree or seven (7) years’ experience in an IT related field with a Master’s degree. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • At least three (3) years of experience in Microsoft Azure environment development and/or engineering
  • Demonstrated experience with some or all of the following: Networking, VPNs, IaaS, PaaS, SQL, Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible, Jira, Confluence, Artifactory, and Guacamole.
  • Knowledge of and experience working with DevSecOps tool chains.
  • Experience preparing technical documentation.
  • Experience working in a team environment with the ability to mentor junior team members.
  • Configure and troubleshoot cloud, virtual, and physical hardware and software systems.
  • Proactively identify and resolve operational, tooling and process inefficiencies

Required Certifications:

  • Security+ or equivalent DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II Certification or higher

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • Azure Cloud certification
  • Experience with other cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Google Cloud, OCI)
  • Zero trust architectures.
  • Experience with automation tools including Ansible and Terraform
  • Experience with containerization tools such as Kubernetes
  • AF Cloud One or Platform 1 development, engineering, operations and sustainment.
  • In-depth understanding of, and experience as a cloud engineer with AWS, Networking, VPNs, IaaS, PaaS, SQL, storage, Active Directory, F5, Barracuda.
  • Active DoD Secret clearance

Target salary range: $125,001 - $150,000. 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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