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Principal Software Engineer

Job ID: 2302197
Location: REMOTE WORK, MA, United States
Date Posted: Mar 23, 2023
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
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 software engineer to join our Air Force team in setting up a DevSecOps pipeline for our AF customer. While we are working multiple instantiations of cloud-based and on-premises design, this effort is focused on a highly automated infrastructure capable of supporting multiple networks of varying security configurations. 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.

SAIC supports the AF SAP EITaaS Program via research and development efforts to solve technical and security challenges with zero trust and cloud technology. We are on the forefront of creative and thoughtful ways to enable application developers to provide tools that our customers can use to succeed in their mission areas. 

 This position is fully remote.


Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Deploy a VMware, AWS and Azure based virtualized integration and development environment based on defined requirements and best practices.
  • Prioritize automation based on infrastructure as code principles and Automation to enable rapid deployment of virtualized systems.
  • Work with a team to help develop a DevSecOps workflow allowing application developers to integrate, test, and promote specific applications into a production environment.
  • Develop best practices and guides for incoming developers for MLS-aware application development.
  • Participate in configuration management processes for controlled changes to the development environment.
  • Monitor and manage compute and store resources to maximize operations and plan for growth.
  • Record and disseminate lessons learned from software development process.
  • Help generate documentation on processes and procedures supporting a Risk Management Framework supporting the acquisition of an Authorization to Operate.


  • 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.
  • Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret clearance.
  • 2 years or more experience deploying, configuring, and maintaining VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF), AWS or Azure cloud development environments.
  • 2 years or more experience as an AWS and or Azure DevSecOps engineer.
  • Experience with IaC (infrastructure as code) CaC (configuration as code), and toolsets including Terraform and Tanzu/Kubernetes.
  • Experience implementing Web environments with; React, Angular, Javascript / Typescript, NodeJS, and CSS.
  • Experience with multiple Desktop and Server implementations of C# (WPF), Java, Kubernetes.
  • Experience in one or more Database deployments with PostgreSQL, GraphQL and or Hasura.
  • Experience in with User Centric Design (Semantic Modeling / Linked Data, Trusted Data Sharing) and or {Digital Bazaar}.
  • Familiarity with Cloud Automation and Operations software.
  • Familiarity with AWS and Azure cloud development principals and best practices.
  • DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II certification.


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 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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