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Cloud Comp Engr Principal

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Job ID: 2012655
Location: FLEXWORK, CO, United States
Date Posted: Aug 27, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Cloud Comp Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Yes

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Job Description



The National Security Customer Group of SAIC is seeking a Cloud Architect, Principal, to support Platform One.  Platform One is building an infrastructure-agnostic platform, to support the Department of Defense’s (DoD) vast infrastructure options, including — Government clouds, on premise, disconnected, and classified environments.  This infrastructure will employ a DevSecOps platform (Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) Kubernetes compliant) using accredited and secured hardened containers built from the DoD Centralized Artifacts Repository (DCAR), in order to support the DoD’s ability to field operational capabilities faster. This process will be compliant with the published DoD Enterprise DevSecOps Reference Design and meet all regulatory testing and cybersecurity requirements while encouraging DoD-wide reciprocity and expertise.   The candidate for this position will reside in the Colorado Springs CO area and work sometimes from the customer or Prime location in Colorado Springs.

 The candidate for this position will directly support building the DevSecOps platform capabilities for the government software systems and must possess the following skills and/or experience: 

  • Understanding of the design, deployment and management of cloud resources in numerous environments (AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes implementation in Cloud environments
  • Ability to prioritize usage to most efficiently allocate resources to maximize developer experience and stay within budget
  • Knowledge of networking, security groups and policy management in relation to cloud resources
  • Applicable AWS certifications (SysOps Administrator, Solutions Architect Associate) and/or Azure certifications (Administrator, Architect Technologies/Design)
  • Possesses a strong "security first" mindset.   
  • Must have a Secret clearance

 Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with Agile, Scrum, or Kanban frameworks
  • DevOps or DevSecOps certification or training
  • Other applicable AWS or Azure certifications, Security certifications
  • Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.



TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more general experience; at least 2 years specific DevSecOps - cloud - Kubernettes experience.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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