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Principal Azure Cloud Engineer

Job ID: 2119836
Location: REMOTE WORK, VA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 29, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Cloud Comp Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a talented, highly motivated, and experienced Principal Azure Cloud Engineer for the Cloud Managed Service Provider capability offering of Cloudsend Foundational Services. SAIC is looking for a hands-on and motivated self-starter who's passionate about working directly with customers to help adopt new business strategies and embrace cloud technologies at scale that will ensure long-term customer success. This highly motivated and experienced Azure expert will support various programs and strategic initiatives within the company, including internal investment projects (IR&D) and external customer support. The selected candidate will be an expert in all aspects of Cloud Technologies with an emphasis on Azure.   Experience implementing, migrating to the Cloud, and solutioning Cloud-based technologies, services, and components within Microsoft Azure is required.  The position can be worked anywhere within the U.S. with up to 10% travel annually.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Solutioning, documenting, and implementing highly available, scalable, standardized, and fault tolerant service solutions within Azure.  
  • Migrate and deploy various customer workloads to Azure 
  • Azure security and monitoring solutions implementation, including automated responses 
  • Tools and Automation (scripting – Terraform, ARM templates) 
  • Configure and troubleshoot cloud, virtual, and physical hardware and software systems 
  • Proactively identify and resolve operational, tooling and process inefficiencies 
  • Project and design documentation 
  • Process and support documentation 
  • Update Knowledge base and Standard Operating Procedures 
  • Respond to customer requests promptly 
  • Maintain regular contact with customers during support and projects 
  • Provide technical assistance and training to users and other team members 
  • Educate and enable customers with tools to successfully manage Azure cloud and IT spend 
  • Work closely with financial and billing teams on budget, forecast, and expenses reports relating to hosting 

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Minimum of 10 years of related cloud experience with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science related discipline or seven (7) years of cloud experience with a Master’s Degree.  Additional education may be considered in lieu of a degree. 
  • Three (3) or more years of experience providing similar operations and sustainment support for Azure 
  • In-depth understanding of, and experience with, deployments of various systems to Azure.  
  • Demonstrates verbal skills with subject matter ability to present on all aspects and features of Azure. 
  • Experience working on integrated teams requiring high levels of customer contact and collaboration, design, implementation, and involvement in project planning. 
  • Demonstrates written skills documenting design, asset inventory, diagrams, and presentation materials. 

DESIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • IAT II Certification (or equivalent) 
  • MCSE or MCTS, Azure certifications (AZ 100, AZ 500, and/or other AZ series exams, 346/7 are bonus), Azure Assessments 

REQUIRED CLEARANCE:  

  • Eligibility for Secret Clearance with ability to obtain an active Secret Clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI). Note Top Secret meets SSBI requirements. 


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.


Target salary range: $165,001 - $175,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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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