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Chief Cloud Architect

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Job ID: 2312887
Location: ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, MD, United States
Date Posted: Feb 7, 2024
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Cloud Comp Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC’s National Intelligence Community (NIC) business unit provides Information Technology, Engineering, and Mission solutions and services supporting digital modernization programs in areas such as cloud, data, cyber, AI/ML, and software.

We are seeking a Chief Cloud Architect to support a portfolio of Intelligence Community (IC) work and focused on leading strategic growth in digital and IT transformation solutions as it aligns with SAIC’s and the Customer’s strategic direction. This position will serve as a key member of SAIC’s National Intelligence Community (NIC) business unit Technology Enablement leadership team.

  • Work collaboratively with the NIC business unit leadership and provide technical leadership to delivery teams and priority growth opportunities.

  • Develop solutions in the areas of cloud, data, cyber, AI/ML and software.

  • Analyze new business opportunities and develop strategies to influence client technical requirements.

  • Meet with customers to understand technical requirements, state of current environments, mission needs, and hard problem sets.

  • Build and develop vendor relationships to assist long-term commitments and support through the lifecycle of their offerings.

  • Work collaboratively with the SAIC Innovation Factory Teams (IFT) and other sector Technical Directors to identify, harvest and possibly develop cross-SAIC technical synergies to improve opportunity solutions.


Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI with FSP clearance

  • Bachelors and 18+ years of relevant technical experience; Masters and 16 years of relevant technical experience; PhD and 13 years of relevant technical experience

  • Successful track record of providing technical direction to digital modernization programs in areas such as cloud development and migration, IT system integration, cybersecurity, data and analytics, machine learning, application development, and DevSecOps.
  • Experience in successfully delivering cloud-based solutions on either AWS, Microsoft, Google, IBM, or Oracle platforms.

  • Technical domain experience and deep knowledge of National Security Agency (NSA)

  • Significant and relevant customer relationships across NSA

Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced Cloud certification (Microsoft, AWS, Google, IBM, Oracle).

  • Experience in bringing innovative approaches to address complex problems bridging operational and technical domains.

  • Experience with Big Data architectures, frameworks, and challenges to provide differentiating solutions to NIC data-focused opportunities.

  • Experience with IC identity programs and the interplay and information-sharing aspects of those programs.

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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