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O&S Lead Cloud Computing Engineer

Job ID: 2214968
Location: MONTGOMERY, AL, United States
Date Posted: Oct 27, 2022
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Cloud Comp Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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Job Description



SAIC is seeking an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Cloud Engineer to lead its SAIC Cloud One Operations and Sustainment DevSecOps Team focused on site reliability engineering! This candidate will be part of a team responsible for the architecture design, planning, management, support, and oversight of the Cloud One OCI environments. This is remote work that can be performed from any location within the United States.

This team proactively maintains the existing OCI architecture and ensures adherence to service level agreement (SLA) metrics. We are continuously experimenting with methods to streamline performance, reduce administrative overhead and workload, and deliver a seamless user experience with our customers. 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.


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Design OCI environments and topologies
  • Guide and contribute to O&S Sprint Planning efforts with planned maintenance work for each sprint
  • Regularly check-in on team performance to identify issues and blockers
  • Provide input to Sprint Reviews
  • OCI security and monitoring solutions implementation, including automated responses
  • Maximize efficient use of 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
  • Develop and maintain project and design documentation
  • Develop and maintain 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 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 two (2) years of experience in an OCI 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
    • Guacamole
  • Knowledge of and experience working with DevSecOps tool chains.
  • Experience with creating, delegating and prioritizing tickets within an IT ticketing system, such as ServiceNow or Jira.
  • Experience preparing technical documentation.
  • Experience working in a team environment with the ability to mentor junior team members.

Required Certifications:

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

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • OCI Cloud certification
  • Experience with other cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
  • 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 OCI, Networking, VPNs, IaaS, PaaS, SQL, storage, Active Directory, F5, Barracuda.
  • Active DoD Secret clearance

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 approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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