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DevSecOps Automation Engineer – Platform Services

Job ID: 2312443
Location: ALEXANDRIA, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 28, 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: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive, and respectful work culture that values all. We attract the best people in the business with our competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation. 

We are looking for an DevSecOps Automation Specialist who is a pro with scripting + configuration management tools and languages like Ansible, Terraform, Python, PowerShell, etc. (having knowledge of other scripting and CM tools such as Puppet is an added advantage but not a must).

We are in search of 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 10 years of functional experience. This role requires deep understanding of all aspects of application hosting from an F5/load balancer to a Database and everything in between. 


  • As a member of the Platform Services team, this role requires demonstration of superior technical competency in design, develop and modification of code to deliver on-premise infra needs and cloud (primarily AWS) automation needs resulting in Platform/infrastructure as code (PaaS/IaaS) deliveries.
  • Translate design decisions, architecture designs to code for continuous deployment and repeatability.  Leverage the latest DevOps and Cloud automation tools such as AWS/Azure Resource Manager templates and Azure PowerShell, Terraform, Ansible, Salt stack, Python, and GitHub Actions to deploy cloud solutions.  Lead the team’s coding practices and release management.
  • Ability to automate anything and everything; 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 a are part of everyday delivery.
  • Collaborate with other passionate individuals on automation strategy and best practices.
  • Create and document low-level designs on SharePoint/Teams.
  • Collaborate with Solution Architecture, BA’s, Platform engineering and Product teams for delivering Infrastructure as code.
  • Work within a project management/Agile scrum team in a leading role.
  • Utilize Agile and DevOps processes and principles, craft CI/CD pipelines, convert builds to use custom and cloud native build and release pipelines.
  • Provide detailed knowledge of industry standard practices and have a thorough understanding of networking concepts.


  • Minimum of 10 years of functional experience in Platform/Infrastructure engineering, preferably as a Master Solutions Architect. 
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience architecting all aspects of Platform computing (storage, platforms, data, load balancing, observability, and security) and strong Dev-Sec-Ops expertise.
  • 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.

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 24,000 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 $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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