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Appian SME

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Job ID: 2214498
Location: REMOTE WORK, SC, United States
Date Posted: Oct 20, 2022
Category: Software
Subcategory: DevSecOps
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is looking to hire a DevSecOps Engineer to join our team.

This role has the ability to be worked fully remote in your home office.


Design, deploy, operate, and maintain secure Cloud products and services within a Cloud-based environment to enable development teams to deliver features in the most efficient way possible. Appian Platform SME independently evaluates, selects, adapts, and modifies standard techniques and criteria to plan and conduct engineering assignments. Independently plans, schedules, and conducts or coordinates detailed phases of engineering work through the selection and adaptation or modification of techniques, procedures, and criteria. Analyzes complex features of the work and applies principles and practices of the discipline or devises new approaches in problem solutions. Thoroughly reviews all results from assigned tasks and determine if outputs are complete, correct, integrated with project objectives, and adequately documented. 

Typical Duties Include:

  • Maintenance and sustainment of an Appian application server systems operating in AWS GovCloud in support of the broader MCBOSS DevSecOps Pipeline effort and CI/CD efforts.
  • Responsible for meeting Program Increment (~12week) deadlines to create and enhance the Appian Platform.
  • Responsible for maintaining compatibility/interoperability of the Appian system with adjacent SCCA, pipeline tools, cloud services, and mission systems.
  • Responsible, in conjunction with cybersecurity, for the creation and sustainment of continuous authorization playbooks/guides/wikis needed to ensure users of the Appian Platform are kept within guardrails to reduce risk to their system.
  • Responsible for creation and sustainment of internal guides/wikis required to operate, maintain, modify, and defend the Appian Platform.



  • Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience; four (4) years accepted in leiu of degree.
  • Experience with installing, configuring and maintaining the Appian system tools.

  • Experience with a range of automation and configuration management tools to maintain the Appian system, including but not limited to Ansible, SCCM, Jenkins, Puppet, and others.

  • Knowledge/Experience using Appian Logging and Monitoring, Appian Health Check reports, Load Balancer, Web Server, Application Server, Search Server, Engine and Services Server.

  • Experience with RedHat Enterprise Operating System.

  • Security+ or DoD 8570 IAT Level II equivalent required to start.

  • Must have Secret clearance to start with the obility to pass a T5 background investigation as required by the contract.

Target salary range: $150,001 - $175,000. 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. 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.

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