Job ID: 2112006
Location: WASHINGTON DC, DC, United States
Date Posted: Aug 18, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Cloud Comp Engr
Shift: Day Job
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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SAIC is seeking a Chief Cloud Architect to Manager to support development and operations for national-security critical enterprise systems at a large Federal agency.
The primary contract objectives are to provide world-class Information Management and Information Technology (IM/IT) services that are secure, available, reliable, and deliver responsive, dependable customer support. Overall technical support activities include application development, modernization, and enhancement (DME) and operations and maintenance (O&M) services; IT infrastructure and enterprise service operations; cybersecurity; cloud; application modernization; data management, and large scale IT transformation and modernization projects. Application of modern industry best practices is critical to successful delivery of shared IT services that enhance end-user experience.
The Chief Cloud Architect must quickly develop a broad understanding of the customer’s objectives. Interpersonal skills are important as this position requires working with and getting buy-in from senior professional staff, and mid to high-level government leadership within the customer agency. The successful candidate must be self-motivated, flexible, and willing to take the initiative on tasks.
Additionally, the candidate may be involved in the evaluation and recommendation of commercial and open-source technologies for large-scale data systems providing high availability, geographic diversity, and low latency. The candidate must be capable of detailed technical writing, effective visual presentations, and sound verbal communication with peers and senior management.
The primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
This opportunity is contingent upon award.
Candidate must have an active TS/SCI clearance w/CI polygraph
Bachelor's degree and 14+ years of experience or an additional 4 years of experience without a degree.
Knowledge of current cloud computing environments, architectures, and migration efforts
Specific detailed knowledge with AWS cloud and Microsoft Azure cloud, or other cloud service providers;
Ability to effectively plan, organize, and lead tasks;
Ability to work with short-notice requirements and fluid priorities;
Self-starter who requires little or no direction or supervision;
Excellent written and oral communications skills; specific experience interacting with senior government or commercial leadership;
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint);
Minimum of three years of experience in supporting the IC
MS Azure Certifications
Previous work experience supporting Technology Officers or Technical Directors;
5 years combined government or commercial experience in technology and/or technical guidance and support;
Recent experience performing in a Systems Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) role
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 saic.com 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.