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Azure SME-Cloud Engineer Senior

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Job ID: 2218414
Location: NORTH CHARLESTON, SC, United States
Date Posted: Jan 30, 2023
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: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Senior Azure SME-Cloud Engineer Senior to join the Cloud One Operations and IL 6 team. This candidate will be part of a team responsible for the architecture design/planning, management, support, and oversight of the Cloud One Azure environments. This position is hybrid remote.  The candidate will be required to work on site at Gunter AFB in Montgomery, AL or Hanscom AFB in Boston, MA up to 80% of the work week depending on project needs, or be located near a DoD installation that has access to SIPRnet in order to facilitate the requirements of the position. 
The Senior Azure SME-Cloud Engineer will be supporting the Cloud One Common Computing Environment (CCE) 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 that will serve the U.S. Air Force (USAF) and U.S. Army (USA). Cloud One incorporates the capabilities of commercial cloud and Managed Service Providers (MSP) residing in Cloud Service Providers (CSPs). Cloud One facilitates the USAF and USA’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 and USA's IT operations.
Daily activities may include:
  • Design, sustain, maintain, Azure environments and topologies, all aspects
  • Migrate and deploy various customer workloads to Azure
  • Deploy Hybrid Azure AD environments
  • Implement Azure security and monitoring solutions including automated responses
  • Tools and Automation (scripting – Terraform, ARM templates, TFS/DevOps)
  • Configure and troubleshoot cloud, virtual, and physical hardware and software systems
  • Proactively identify and resolve operational, tooling and process inefficiencies
  • Project and design documentation
  • 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 Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 2 years related experience. In lieu of a degree an additional four (4) years of experience is required
Required Clearance:
  • Interim Secret Clearance with ability to obtain an active Secret Clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI). Note Top Secret meets SSBI requirements.
  • US citizenship required
Required Skills:
  • Security + or higher Certification
  • In-depth understanding of, and experience with, deployments of various systems to Azure
  • Knowledge of Networking, VPNs, IaaS, PaaS, SQL, storage, Azure AD, etc.
  • Ability to talk about all aspects and features of Azure
  • 3 or more years of experience and advanced vendor certification with in-depth knowledge of at least one cloud product
  • Experience/Knowledge of:
    • Infrastructure as code
    • Code driven development
    • supporting USAF or USA software development projects 
    • Agile, Scrum, SAFe or other modern software development methods/practices
    • Automation resourcing
Desired Skills:
  • An AWS Solutions Architect Professional certification
  • SAFe DevOps certification
  • Experience supporting software migration efforts
  • Experience in an MSP or other IT company highly desirable

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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