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Platform Services Lead

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Job ID: 196574
Location: BOSTON, MA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 27, 2020
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Systems Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


The National Security Customer Group of SAIC is seeking candidates to support the Kessel Run (KR) Enterprise Services opportunity. KR, a detachment of the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC), leverages industry best practices and products to rapidly deliver capabilities while posturing for future and potentially disruptive information technology (IT). Kessel Run revolutionizes the way that the Air Force builds and acquires software to meet the needs of Airmen across the globe. Kessel Run embraces Agile principles, DevSecOps, and lean product management practices to continuously integrate and deliver software capabilities. KR embraces a culture of rapid feedback loops (e.g. build, measure, learn) and user-centered design managed by Government-led teams to rapidly develop, produce, and deploy software across the Air Operations Centers and other Air Force programs, while continuously iterating and improving upon those software applications. Cloud Service teams of KR develop and provide core services that all applications teams will be able to leverage. These core services include but are not limited to: Identity Access Management, geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) services, Release Engineering, Security Assessment Services, Runtime Orchestration Services, and monitoring and metric services.

Leads a team of five members providing platform services. Oversees their duties and performs technical planning, high level and detailed requirements definition, test planning and execution (to include use cases, test procedures and test data), software systems integration, and technical support for software systems and subsystems.  Total software system product may include: concept design, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.


• 4 years’ experience in software development to include Java, Web services, Database, and/or web application development.
• 3 years’ experience with major Platform as a Service (PaaS) solutions such as Pivotal Cloud Foundry or OpenShift
• 3 years’ experience with agile and lean philosophies
• 2 years’ experience with DevSecOps tools and processes to include, but not limited to Git, Concourse, SonarQube, Fortify and ThreadFix
• 2 years’ experience with container technologies such as Docker or Kubernetes.
• Experience with Continuous Delivery and Continuous Integration techniques
• 3 years’ experience with agile and lean philosophies

• 3 years’ experience with agile and lean philosophies 
• Release Engineering
• Runtime Orchestration Services
• CI/CD technologies such as Jenkins, TravisCI, or Pivotal Concourse
• continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines, test automation
• continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines, test automation
The security clearance required for this position is a Secret. A Top Secret clearance is desired.

Desired Qualifications



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