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Senior DevSecOps Automation Specialist

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Job ID: 2312441
Location: ALEXANDRIA, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 12, 2024
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Platform Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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Job Description


We are looking for a Principal DevSecOps Automation Specialist who is a pro with scripting and Configuration Management tools and languages like Ansible, Terraform, Python, PowerShell. Having knowledge of other scripting and CM tools such as Puppet is an added advantage but not a must.

For this position, we are looking for a professional with an automation mindset who has the aptitude to automate anything and everything- from day to day operations to building automation pipelines to host services on premise and on Cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP). A consummate Platform/Infrastructure-As-A-Service expert with at least 15 years of functional experience. This role requires deep understanding of all aspects of application hosting, from a F5/load balancers to a databases and everything in between. 


  • As a member of the Platform Services team this role requires demonstration of superior technical competency in design, development and modification of code to deliver on-premises infra needs and Cloud (primarily AWS) automation needs resulting in Platform/Infrastructure as code (PaaS/IaaS) deliveries.
  • Translate design decisions and architecture designs to code for continuous deployment and repeatability.  Leverage the latest DevOps and Cloud automation tools such as AWS/Azure Resource Manager,  PowerShell, Terraform and Ansible, Salt stack, Python. Leads team’s coding practices and release management.
  • Will be asked to automate anything and everything, and come up with alternative solutions where end-to-end automation is not feasible due to external factors or support groups.
  • Participate in regular Sprints and releases. Ensure automation user stories are apart of everyday delivery.
  • Collaborate with other passionate individuals on automation strategy and best practices.
  • Create and document low-level designs/standards on SharePoint and/or Teams.
  • Collaborate with Solution Architecture, BA’s, Platform Engineering and Product teams for delivering Infrastructure as code.
  • Utilize Agile and DevOps processes and principles, craft CI/CD pipelines; convert builds to use custom and cloud native build and release pipelines.



  • A minimum of 15+ years of functional experience, 8 years or more as a Platform/Infrastructure Master Solution Architect.
  • Eight (8) years of experience architecting all aspects of Platform computing (compute, storage, platforms, data, load balancing, observability, and security) and deep DevSecOps knowledge/experience.
  • Hands on experience in cloud computing-based services architecture, technical design, and implementations, including IaaS and PaaS.
  • Experience with popular cloud technologies like AWS, Azure and GCP.
  • Experience deploying applications on-premises and in cloud-based platforms such as AWS, Azure, and GCP and also Hybrid.
  • Proficiency with OpenSource and IBM/RedHat Middleware Stack like WildFly, JBOSS, ActiveMQ, FUSE, CAMEL etc., is an added advantage.
  • Have detailed knowledge of industry standard practices and will have a thorough understanding of networking concepts.

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.

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