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Cloud Systems Engineer, TS/SCI & Poly Required

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Job ID: 2013714
Location: HERNDON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 27, 2021
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Systems 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
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a highly motivated, multi-disciplinary mid-level Cloud Systems Engineer to work on an exciting and ops focused program!  You will assist with systems administration, research and development, systems engineering, and enhancement/expansion to a new mission system leveraging public cloud services. In this role you will also bring new enhancement ideas and perspectives to an already approved internet-based solution to support a Cyber Program. The engineer will work in an operational environment that is highly reliant on public cloud and related emerging technologies. The candidate will be expected to work independently and in a team to provision cloud resources based on mission requirements. The candidate will be responsible for assisting with daily O&M of existing public cloud hosted resources such as virtual machines, network configurations, storage volumes, encryption keys and VPN instances.

In this role you will:
  • Be involved with O&M and make enhancements to existing public cloud infrastructure
  • Contribute to the development of Windows, Linux, or cloud-based scripts for automation and DevOps purposes
  • Customize and configure COTS products, as needed
  • Conduct rapid internet based research on a wide ranges of mission related topics
  • Configure of cloud hosted load balancers, routing tables, NAT gateways, VPC peering connections, VPN appliances, and other cloud-related laaS services
  • Coordinate with senior managers, technical personnel, analysts, partners, and customers


  • Must hold an active TS/SCI & Poly
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field and nine (9) years or more experience. Additional experience or certifications can waive degree requirement.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of Windows, Linux, or cloud-based scripts for automation and DevOps purposes
  • Demonstrated experience working with Amazon Marketplace AMI's or MS Azure Templates
  • Demonstrated experience in contributing to a full range of architectural and engineering documentation, such as SOPs, inventory spreadsheets, SSP's or other related program documentation
  • Demonstrated experience with conducting root cause analysis to quickly troubleshoot issues
  • Demonstrated experience with Android mobile emulation platforms (such as: GenyMotion, Bluestacks, Android Studio)
  • Demonstrated experience with updating Windows host-based and/or endpoint protection software
  • Demonstrated experience with Windows networking to include manually configuring IPv4 TCP/IP and DNS settings, network sharing, and disabling/locking down unnecessary communications (wi-fi, bluetooth, etc)


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.

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