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Application Transformation Cloud Architect

Job ID: 2302605
Location: HANSCOM AFB, MA, United States
Date Posted: Mar 15, 2023
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Cloud Comp Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a Cloud Architect to join our team in Hanscom, MA in support of the Air Operations Center Weapons System (AOC WS) Falconer Program. The ideal candidate designs, plans, and integrates cloud computing and virtualization systems. Provides specific, detailed information for hardware and software selection, cloud service provider selection, implementation techniques, application data migration techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. Develops and conducts testing of cloud and virtualization systems. Maintains technical expertise relevant industry standards and in cloud computing and virtualization technologies such as cloud service provider architecture, design, and configuration; cloud deployment models including public, community, private, and hybrid; cloud service delivery models including infrastructure-, platform-, and software-as-a-service; automation; hypervisors; containers; virtual compute, storage, and networks; virtual infrastructure management; self-provisioning; and scaling. 

The AppTX IPT Lead is a manager and leader within the Falconer program responsible for helping define the team's direction while addressing obstacles and support their team as needed. This position interfaces with government and civilian leaders and will help shape the future of cloud based war fighting systems.
Responsible for developing and implementing a strategy and providing solutions that will enable the team to migrate legacy weapons systems into the cloud directly or via a hybrid solution. Key to the success will be the ability to help define both cloud based and edge based solutions to support multiple scenarios.
Responsibilities & Objectives of this Role:
· Possess extensive experience in cloud computing that includes on premise, hybrid, and commercial cloud management.
· Mentor junior developers and engineers.
· Provision, manage, and secure cloud infrastructure with expertise through infrastructure as code implementations at an Individual Contributor level.
· Possess effective communication skills to interact with various stakeholders internal and external to the organization.



  • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience.
  • Seven-plus (7+) years of demonstrated experience working as a software engineer leveraging large scale cloud infrastructure as their primary application platform.
  • Strong command and knowledge of AWS cloud products and solutions including EKS, Terraform, as well as supporting other container orchestration solutions like Kubernetes  
  • Strong CI/CD experience with preference to Gitlab 
  • Seven-plus (7+) years of demonstrated experience building declarative infrastructure using modern Infrastructure as Code techniques
  • Resume has two (2) or more examples of successfully leading software, data center, and/or on-premise infrastructure engineering teams in adoption of cloud, hybrid and on-premise cloud-native architecture.
  • Eligible to obtain Secret/ TS 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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