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Sr. Principal Cloud Engineer

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Job ID: 2120055
Location: HANSCOM AFB, MA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 25, 2022
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Cloud Comp Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work:
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Job Description


SAIC is actively hiring Cloud Engineers with an active Secret Clearance for its SAIC Cloud One Digital Engineering DevSecOps Team. This team is responsible for the architecture, engineering and sustainment of AF Cloud Digital Engineering platform currently deployed on AWS Cloud.  Some work can be performed remotely and some work will be required to be supported from a SIPR facility preferably in the Boston, MA, Montgomery, AL, or Andrews AFB areas.
This work supports the Cloud One Digital Engineering program under the Air Force Lifecycle Management Center Office for Network Integration (AFLCMC/HNI). Cloud One is an existing global, interconnected, virtualized, hybrid, and IT infrastructure hosting mission systems, applications, services, and data serves the U.S. Air Force (USAF) and other Government Customers. Cloud One facilitates the Government’s efforts to migrate applications to a cloud environment, allowing the closure of data centers to support the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) and allowing for increased efficiencies across the entire spectrum of the USAF operations.
Daily activities may include:
  • Design, deploy and maintain AWS environments and topologies
  • Deploy customer workloads to AWS Tools and Automation
  • Configure and troubleshoot cloud, virtual, and physical hardware and software systems
  • Proactively identify and resolve operational, tooling and process inefficiencies
  • Update documentation and knowledge base
  • Promptly respond to problem management and break fix tickets
  • Maintain regular contact with customers during support and projects
  • Provide technical assistance and training to users
  • Share (rotational) duties to support classified (IL6) solutions (for those near a SIPR facility)


  • Minimum of fourteen (14) years of professional experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or a Master’s Degree with ten (10) years of experience in a IT related field; Additional experience in lieu of a degree may be considered.
  • Knowledge or willingness to learn other Cloud Environments (e.g. Azure, GCP, OCI)
  • Networking, VPNs, IaaS, PaaS, SQL, storage, Terraform, Ansible, Jira, Confluence
  • Knowledge of working with DevSecOps tool chains
  • Experience preparing technical documentation
  • Security Plus or equivalent certification
  • AWS Cloud Certification with experience as AWS Cloud Engineer
  • Experience with Zero trust architectures
  • AWS Workspaces or experience deploying VDI solutions to AWS Cloud
  • AF Cloud One or Platform 1 development, engineering, operations and sustainment
  • Active Secret Clearance


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: $150,001 - $175,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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

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