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DevOps Engineer

Job ID: 2110618
Location: SANTA MARIA, CA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 19, 2021
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


SAIC seeks a DevOps Engineer with Cloud experience in Santa Maria, CA to join a small, high-performing, Agile web-development team that maintains a website that provides space satellites/debris positional data in support of the DoD spaceflight safety mission. This role directly supports the Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC), a subordinate Command of US Space Command, with a primary work location of Santa Maria, CA. Using Scrum methodology and a hybrid (on-prem and cloud) stack, the successful applicant will be a part of this cohesive team creating solutions that are imaginative, practical, and consistent with the Space Command objectives.

Roles & Responsibilities:

- Develop, code and debug web applications in PHP, Javascript/JQuery or other languages appropriate for web-based programming

- Apply in-depth understanding of software design and construction that employs classic data structures and algorithms, web services concepts (e.g., REST, API), and data transmission formats/protocols such as JSON and AJAX




- Experience working at each stage of the Software Development Lifecycle

- Familiarity with W3C standards-based client-side web development using HTML, ECMA/JavaScript, CSS and server-side web development using interpreted languages such as PHP, Perl, and Python

- Familiarity with commercial Cloud Service Providers

- Experience using Agile software development methods (Scrum, TDD, Pair Programming, etc.)

- Ability to work proactively, both independently and as a member of a highly effective, technical, and fast-moving team while developing innovative approaches to solutions 

Education, Training and Certifications

- Minimum two (2) years of Software Engineering/Web Development/Programming experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or zero (0) years of Software Engineering/Web Development/Programming experience with a Master’s Degree

- Ability to obtain Top Secret security clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) 

Desired Qualifications


- Familiarity with Server System Administration (Linux, Windows), Database Administration/Design (MySQL), Virtualization (VMWare), Containerization (Docker), and ETL using Pentaho, Laravel Framework, Infrastructure as Code (IAC) using Terraform or Ansible

- Familiarity with Google Cloud Platform

- Knowledge of commercial or military space operations


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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