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Azure Cloud Automation Engineer

Job ID: 2115478
Location: PEARL CITY, HI, United States
Date Posted: Dec 2, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Cloud Comp Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % 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

Description

SAIC is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Cloud Automation Engineer to support DoD programs by developing accredited Azure solutions to deliver customer mission success. The selected candidate will possess expertise in all AWS technologies and services, automation, scripting, integration, security, and accreditation. 
 
The Cloud Automation Engineer role offers you the opportunity to develop leading solutions for demanding challenges, work with leading senior technologists, and provide direct feedback for elegant architectures. 

This position is contingent on funding and is anticipated to start in January 2022.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Receives direction from Multi-Domain Solutions Architect.
  • Designs, plans, and integrates cloud and virtualization technologies, using infrastructure as code and agile frameworks.  
  • Develops automation scripts for efficient deployment and operations of cloud and virtualization systems. 
  • Develops and conducts testing of cloud and virtualization systems.
  • Lead ongoing governance modernization efforts, including policy, security, compliance, and change management. 
  • Maintains technical expertise relevant industry standards and best practices in cloud computing and virtualization technologies such as cloud service provider architecture, design, and configuration; cloud deployment models including public, community, private, and hybrid; cloud service delivery models including infrastructure-, platform-, and software-as-a-service; automation; hypervisors; containers; virtual compute, storage, and networks; virtual infrastructure management; self-provisioning; and scaling.  
  • Evaluates and reports on new cloud and virtualization technologies to enhance capabilities of cloud-based and virtualized services.  
  • Support the development of Concept of Operations, Requirements Definition, Analysis and Engineering, System Architecture, System Analysis and Design, Interface and Data Architectures, Validation and Verification, System Integration, System & Op. Performance Analysis, Lifecycle Cost Analysis & Estimation documentation. 
  • Champion infrastructure automation initiatives throughout the full life cycle, addressing the significant complexity and scale challenges inherent to next-generation technologies.
  • Prepare for automation by developing the strategy, teams, and roadmaps to IT Modernization.
  • Leverage Cloud, DevOps, DevSecOps, AIOps, and containerization expertise to design, build, and deliver modernized infrastructure via scripting, workflows, and automation (i.e., Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC)).
  • Leverage virtualization, IaaS/Paas, and Saas as a foundation to broker and deliver cloud and other services to the end customer.
  • Automate configuration management, including modernization of network and systems administration functions.

 

Other Characteristics:

  • Works on unusually complex technical problems and provides highly innovative and creative solutions.
  • Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product.  
  • Acts as advisor to management and customers on advanced technical research studies and applications.
  • Works under consultative direction toward pre-determined long-range goals and objectives.  
  • Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Applies advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts.
  • Participates with senior managers to establish strategic plans and objectives.  
  • Remains abreast of the newest cloud computing tools and technologies available. 

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BA/BS in  engineering or related IT, System Engineering, or STEM degreeand five (5) years or more experience.  Additional four (4) years experience may be substituted for a degree.
  • Minimum (5) years of Azure solutions implementation is required
  • Minimum (5) years of DoD security hardening and accreditation experience is required
  • Expert level knowledge and hands on experience with Cloud Scripting and Automation is required
  • Experience with Agile Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Experience with DevOps/DevSecOps
  • Experience with at least one other Cloud platform (AWS, GCP, etc.)
  • In depth understanding of Cloud Migration methodologies and best practices
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)

CERTIFICATION:

Senior certification for Azure is required

CLEARANCE:

  • Active DoD Secret (or above) clearance is required
  • Able to obtain up to a Top Secret level DoD clearance upon request


 



COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.


Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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